Twitter Comes out in Support of a Tearful Steve Smith

Twitter came out in support of the disgraced cricketer after he broke down while interacting with the media.

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Steve Smith speaks during a press conference at Sydney International Airport.
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An emotional Steve Smith on Thursday took full responsibility for the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that has left his reputation in tatters. Speaking to the media at the Sydney Airport, he said he is absolutely gutted right now and would regret the episode for the rest of his life.

The 28-year-old, who has been banned for a year by Cricket Australia and stripped of captaincy, broke down repeatedly in a five-minute press conference after his arrival from South Africa.

“As captain of the Australian cricket team, I take full responsibility. I made a serious error of judgement and now I understand the consequences. It was a failure of my leadership,” a devastated Smith said, trying hard to keep his composure in a packed press conference.

Smith, along with his deputy David Warner, were handed similar bans for their role in plotting the episode during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

Many from the cricketing fraternity took to Twitter and expressed their support for Steve Smith. Let’s take a look how Twitter reacted to Smith’s emotional press conference in Sydney on Thursday.

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