Steve Smith is currently serving a one-year suspension after being found guilty of ball-tampering in South Africa.
Shane Warne believes that Steve Smith and David Warner will be better than ever when they come back.
Steve Smith and David Warner recently featured in the Global T20 League in Canada.
Ricky Ponting believes the lengthy bans given to Australia players for their roles in the ball-tampering scandal have been a beneficial "shock" to world cricket.
David Richardson declared that ball tampering and bad behaviour is threatening "cricket's DNA" and would not be tolerated by fans.
Following the ball-tampering controversy, then Australian skipper Steve Smith and opening batsman David Warner were handed a ban for a year from the Australian cricket, Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months.
Steve Smith will replace Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan who is no longer available for the tournament.
Warner bettered his score of 36 runs during the NT Strike League debut.
David Warner confirmed his intention to continue at international level once his suspension is completed.
David Warner was named the skipper of the Winnipeg Hawks in absence of West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo in Global T20 Canada League.
David Warner, who is banned for life from holding any leadership position in Australian cricket will be leading Winnipeg Hawks in the absence of Dwayne Bravo.
Cricket Australia dismissed speculations that the bans could be softened.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday unveiled tougher sanctions for ball tampering and sledging in a bid to improve on-field behaviour in the sport.
Teammate David Warner was also dismissed for one run on his comeback to professional cricket in Canada on Saturday.
David Warner's comeback to competitive cricket was short-lived as he only faced two balls before getting cleaned up by Lasith Malinga.
Steve Smith is set to make a comeback to cricket on Friday when he plays in the opening game of the Global T20 Canada league.
The CPL announced on Saturday that the swashbuckling opener would replace his compatriot D'Arcy Short in the St Lucia side for their T20 event which runs from August 8 until September 16.