Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Tag Archives: Steve Smith

Bangladesh beat Australia by 20 runs

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DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan picked up 10 wickets in the match to wreck Australia in the second innings as Bangladesh secured a historic 20-run win over Australia. This was Bangladesh’s first Test win over Australia in five attempts. Earlier, David Warner scored his 19th Test century was dismissed by Shakib ...

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Smith backs Khawaja’s Test return in Bangladesh

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DARWIN: Captain Steve Smith backed Usman Khawaja to return to the Australian team for this month’s two-Test series in Bangladesh. Smith, speaking ahead of the team’s departure to Dhaka, said left-hander Khawaja was a key player for the Ashes series against England later this year and needed to work his ...

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David Warner expected to be fit for Bangladesh tour

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DARWIN: Leading up to the tour of Bangladesh, Australia played an inter squad pre-tour practice match between Steve Smith XI and David Warner XI. Australian opener and wise captain David Warner suffered a blow to the neck when he got hit by a Josh Hazlewood bouncer in the three day ...

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Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world, says Amir

India's Virat Kohli(R)presents a cricket bat to Pakistan's Mohammad Amir(C)as Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi(L) walks past during a training session at The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium in Kolkata on March 18, 2016.
India will play Pakistan in their latest match of the ongoing World T20 tournament on March 19. / AFP PHOTO / Dibyangshu SARKAR

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s left arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir in a Twitter question-answer session with fans has termed Indian skipper Virat Kohli “the best batsman in the world”. Amir was asked by a fan: “Who is the best batsman in the world, according to you?”, to which he responded, “Virat Kohli.” ...

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Gayle lends his support to Australia cricketers

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SYDNEY: West Indies dashing opener Chris Gayle has come out in support of Steve Smith and co. in their pay dispute with Cricket Australia which sees 230 Australian cricketers without a contract. The Jamaican born feels that the players deserve what they demand. The Australia Cricketers’ Association is backing the ...

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Pakistan have made Champions Trophy truly memorable

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 18:  Pakistan lift the ICC Champions Trophy after beating India during ICC Champions Trophy Final between India and Pakistan at The Kia Oval on June 18, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Congratulations Pakistan. Exceptional performance in the final today. #CT17 — Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) June 18, 2017 Wow wow wow unbelievable performance by team green. It feels like deja’vu after winning the 1992 WCup. I am over the moon #PakistanZindabad — Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) June 18, 2017 Brilliant from Pakistan! Embraced ...

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Smith lauds youngsters for Pune IPL success

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HYDERABAD: Rising Pune Supergiant might be packed with cricketing heavyweights, but skipper Steve Smith Saturday credited the youngsters for the team s success in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament. Pune s Indian talent in Washington Sundar and Rahul Tripathi have won crucial games for the side that boasts of star players ...

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Nathan Lyon roars for Australia in fourth India Test

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DHARAMSALA: Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took four key wickets to fashion a late comeback for Australia on an engrossing second day in the decisive fourth Test against India on Sunday. The 29-year-old made the most of a lively track at Dharamsala, which is hosting its first Test, to return a rich ...

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Australia draw third Test against India

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RANCHI: Skipper Steve Smith said the momentum was now firmly with Australia in their battle against India after a fine final-day rearguard action by his batsmen saw the visitors draw the third Test Monday. Australia, who began their second innings 152 runs adrift of India, were in deep trouble after ...

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Maxwell mocks Kohli, Smith joins in too

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Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, suffered the injury while chasing a drive from Peter Handscomb off Ravindra Jadeja. Sprinting from mid-on towards the long-on boundary, Kohli dived to pull the ball back before it reached the rope, tumbled, and landed on his right shoulder as he did so. There was no end to ...

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