SYDNEY: Australian cricketer David Warner has ended the year 2018, which saw him fall from grace, with a positive news.
The disgraced cricketer’s wife revealed she is pregnant again after suffering a miscarriage in the aftermath of her husband´s part in a ball-tampering scandal that rocked the game.
Candice Warner took to Twitter on Monday evening to make the announcement, ending a horror 2018 for the couple on a bright note.
“We are so grateful for all the love and support everyone has shown us this year. It is with a full heart that we would like to share with you that in 2019 our family of 4 will become a family of 5,” she said.
They already have two young children, Ivy Mae and Indi Rae.
Candice Warner revealed in May that she lost a baby a week after her husband´s tearful press conference in Sydney in late March after he was sent home from Australia´s tour of South Africa and banned for a year.
She attributed the loss to stress and an arduous flight home, describing the couple´s devastation at realising she was miscarrying.
Warner was seen as the key instigator of the attempt by Cameron Bancroft to alter the ball with sandpaper during Australia´s Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
Then-captain Steve Smith was also banned for a year, with the pair´s suspensions due to expire in late March. Bancroft was exiled for nine months and returned to action with the Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League on Sunday.