Warner sorry for Twitter rant
Sydney - Australian opener David Warner said on Thursday he regretted not keeping a lid on his outrage, but maintained he had to defend himself after his image was used in a report condemning the Indian Premier League (IPL). Warner was speaking for the first time since he was found guilty of breaching Cricket Australia's code of behaviour on Wednesday over a Twitter tirade at two Australian journalists and fined A$5 750. The explosive opener said he was responding to a piece from News Limited cricket writer Robert Craddock that followed the arrest of Shanthakumaran Sreesanth and two other IPL players for spot-fixing.
"But for me to have my image related to an article (detailing those issues)... "I'm extremely remorseful of the comments that I made and next time I've got to be a bit more professional with the choice of words I used," he said.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at SPORT24