Sunday, 21 April 2019

Tag Archives: Steve Smith

Warner and Smith named in Australia World Cup squad

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner, who  were banned  following a ball-tampering incident, have   returned to Australia’s ODI squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Former captain Smith and opening batsman Warner have not played international cricket since their ban following a ball-tampering incident ...

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Smith backs fellow ball-tamperer Bancroft as Durham captain

SYDNEY: Shamed former Australia captain Steve Smith has backed fellow ball-tamperer Cameron Bancroft as an astute choice to skipper English county side Durham after his appointment raised eyebrows. Smith, Bancroft and David Warner were all banned over the scandal involving sandpaper to alter the ball in South Africa last year, ...

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Smith and Warner back in the game after long ban

MELBOURNE: Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back into the Australian fold with “hugs and cuddles” at a team meet-up in Dubai, and said it was like they’d never left. The disgraced pair, whose year-long bans for ball-tampering expire this month, were invited by coach Justin Langer as part ...

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Smith and Warner left out of Australia’s ODI squad for Pakistan

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner were Friday left out of Australia´s one-day squad for the series against Pakistan despite being eligible for the final two games after their ball-tampering bans expire. Selector Trevor Hohns said it had been decided they would be better served playing their way back into ...

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‘Feeling good’: Steve Smith back in nets after elbow surgery

SYDNEY: Steve Smith has returned to the nets after elbow surgery, with Australia coach Justin Langer expecting the banned former captain and his deputy David Warner to be fit for the IPL. Smith went under the knife in January after being forced to drop out of the Bangladesh Premier League ...

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Ponting: Australia can contend at World Cup with Smith, Warner

MELBOURNE: Australia’s new assistant coach Ricky Ponting believes the inclusion of Steve Smith and David Warner will help the nation shrug off a woeful run of form in one-day cricket and transform them into genuine contenders at the World Cup in England. Smith and Warner’s ball-tampering bans expire on March ...

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Shoaib Malik relishing playing alongside Afridi in PSL

PORT ELIZABETH: Veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik is relishing the opportunity to play alongside former Pakistan captain and flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi, during the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). While speaking in an interview with Sky Sports, Malik said Afridi still has a lot to offer in the ...

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Injured Steve Smith ruled out of PSL-4

MELBOURNE: : Multan Sultans have been dealt a blow with Australian batsman Steve Smith ruled out of the Pakistan Super League 2019 due to an elbow injury. According to Cricket Australia, Smith will undergo surgery and is expected to wear a brace for six weeks before commencing rehabilitation. The HBL ...

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Bangladesh lifts Smith’s Twenty20 tournament ban

DHAKA: Bangladeshi cricket officials on Thursday lifted a ban on former Australian captain Steve Smith playing in the forthcoming Twenty20 Bangladesh Premier League, an official said. The ruling means Smith, currently serving a one-year ban from international cricket over a ball-tampering scandal, is free to play for Comilla Victorians in ...

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Steve Smith barred from playing Bangladesh T20 league

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday announced that it has barred former Australian captain Steve Smith from participating in the forthcoming Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament, following an objection raised by some franchises. Smith, serving a one-year ban from international cricket and Australia’s domestic Sheffield Shield and Big Bash ...

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