Newspapers react to Australian cricket scandal

Lindsay Bennett
By Lindsay Bennett | 26 March 2018

As news of the Australian cricket scandal continues to unfold, the nation's newspapers have taken a bold stance, slamming the Australian cricket team as a "disgrace", "cheats" and "liars".

'Shame' is plastered across the frontpages of The Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Daily Telegraph, with the Australian cricket team caught red-handed, ball-tampering in the third Test of the tour in South Africa.

The Western Australian slammed the Australian cricket team as a 'national disgrace' and UK paper, The Sunday Times, ran with the coverline "cheats".

SBS show The Feed has parodied the Australian media's coverage of the #cricketcrisis, making a comment on the nation's obsession with the story:

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