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Steve Smith 'humbled' by support, starts road to redemption

2018-05-04 08:23
Steve Smith (Getty Images)
Steve Smith (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith is ready to earn back the trust of the public. 

It has been a difficult month for the 28-year-old, who was banned by Cricket Australia for one year following his role in the ball tampering saga to rock the Newlands Test against South Africa. 

David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were also banned for their participation, but it was Smith who received the most backlash from an irate Australian public. 

At a press conference where he broke down in front of media, Smith had reached the bottom of the barrel. 

Now, he is all smiles once more and ready to start the road to redemption. 

In a heart-felt post to his Instagram page on Friday, Smith poses for a picture with his fiancé, Dani. 

Smith thanked his family for being there for him during the last month, adding that he was "humbled" by the emails and letters he had received from the Australian public. 

"I have had some time away to come to terms with everything and now it’s time to get back into it," he wrote.

"I now have a lot to do to earn back your trust." 

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