Brisbane [Australia], Nov 28 (ANI): Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft finally responded to media reports claiming English wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow allegedly "head-butted" him during a night out in Perth earlier this month .
"There was certainly no malice in his action and we continued on having very good conversations for the rest of the evening . At the time, he said sorry . For me, it was just really weird . It was so random; I didn't expect it coming . A handshake or a hug is something I would have expected more than a head-butt," Bancroft said, addressing the media in a post-match conference after Australia won the first Ashes Test with ease .
Meanwhile, the Australian captain, Steve Smith, who sat alongside the opener, could barely control his hysterics while his teammate was being questioned about a potential incident of physical abuse .
Smith could not stop giggling and snickering as Bancroft continued to keep a straight face .
Australia won the first Ashes Test by ten wickets, taking a 1-0 series lead against England .
The second Ashes Test will start on December 2 in Adelaide .(ANI)