Kate Ritchie declares 'Aussie cricket ain't dead' as she plays in the backyard

The ball-tampering scandal has rocked the world of cricket and has made international headlines. 

And on the weekend, former Home and Away star, Kate Ritchie, appeared to take a swipe at the drama. 

Taking to Instagram to share a Boomerang of herself playing backyard cricket, Kate, 39, declared: 'Aussie cricket ain't dead.'

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Taking a dig? Former Home and Away star Kate Ritchie declares 'Aussie cricket ain't dead' as she plays in the backyard...amid the ball-tampering scandal

Taking a dig? Former Home and Away star Kate Ritchie declares 'Aussie cricket ain't dead' as she plays in the backyard...amid the ball-tampering scandal

'Aussie cricket ain’t dead my friends,' Kate wrote, adding hashtags including 'stop talking' and 'start running.'

In the clip, Kate holds a bat and runs, with a huge smile on her face. 

She wears a blue shirt with jeans and sneakers. 

Upset: The ball-tampering scandal has rocked the world of cricket and has made international headlines (seen is David Warner, vice-captain of the Australian team at the press conference)

Upset: The ball-tampering scandal has rocked the world of cricket and has made international headlines (seen is David Warner, vice-captain of the Australian team at the press conference)

Awkward! One fan commented underneath the clip: 'Backyard cricket where you can do anything to the ball and it won't spoil the game at all'

Awkward! One fan commented underneath the clip: 'Backyard cricket where you can do anything to the ball and it won't spoil the game at all'

One fan commented underneath the clip: 'Backyard cricket where you can do anything to the ball and it won't spoil the game at all.'

'No sandpaper required,' one user commented, while another added: 'Hope there is no cheating going on!'

The Australian

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