Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Tag Archives: Steve Smith

Langer unsure if Smith wants Australia captaincy back

SYDNEY:   Steve Smith’s ban on leading Australia ends in March but the star batsman may not want the Test captaincy back, coach Justin Langer says. Smith skippered the team until he was suspended for 12 months over a brazen attempt to alter the ball with sandpaper under his watch ...

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Smith, Warner in Australia T20 squad for Lanka, Pakistan series

MELBOURNE: Australia named Steve Smith and David Warner in their Twenty20 squad for home series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan as selectors firm up plans for next year’s World Cup on home soil. Australia host Sri Lanka in three T20 internationals starting in Adelaide on Oct. 27 before facing top-ranked ...

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Archer claims six wickets as England take charge of Ashes finale

LONDON: Jofra Archer took six wickets as England bowled Australia out for 225 to gain the upper hand on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test despite another Steve Smith masterclass. Joe Root’s team are desperate to level the series at 2-2 to end their historic World Cup-winning season ...

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Mark Taylor backed Steve Smith to captain Australia

SYDNEY: Former skipper Mark Taylor backed Steve Smith to captain Australia again after his incredible Ashes exploits, as support mounts for the 30-year-old to be given a second chance. Smith was banned for 12 months over a brazen attempt to alter the ball with sandpaper under his captaincy in a ...

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Smith overtakes Kohli to reclaim No.1 spot in Test rankings

DUBAI: Australia’s run-machine Steve Smith has edged past Indian captain Virat Kohli to become the best Test batsman in the world, based on the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) rankings. Kohli’s side moved to the top of the new ICC World Test Championship table with a 2-0 series sweep against West ...

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Smith, Labuschagne steady Australia in fourth Ashes Test

MANCHESTER: Australia star Steve Smith looked like he had never been away as he marked his first Test since suffering concussion with a fourth fifty in as many innings against England this Ashes series at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Smith, a shining light for the tourists on a dull day ...

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Smith to the rescue in Australia’s Ashes nightmare

BIRMIGHAM: Australia was staring down the barrel of an Ashes horror show before Steve Smith intervened, scoring the most satisfying ton of his career. Australia’s Ashes campaign started in awful fashion as it crumbled to 8/122 on the opening day of the first Test at Edgbaston before Steve Smith came ...

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Morgan won’t tell fans how to react to Smith, Warner

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan insists it is not his job to tell supporters how to react to shamed Australia stars David Warner and Steve Smith when the arch rivals meet in a crucial World Cup clash on Tuesday. Warner and Smith have found themselves booed by some fans in ...

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