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Steve Smith calls James Anderson the ‘biggest sledger’

Steve Smith calls James Anderson the ‘biggest sledger’

The Ashes contest has started to heat up. After James Anderson’s bully commnets, Australian skipper Steve Smith has now counter-attacked by calling him ‘one of the biggest sledgers in the game of cricket.’ Anderson has a history of verbal spats with former Aussie players and Smith didn’t hold back much. Joe Root, England’s skipper, had previously expressed his displeasure at […]

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Chennai: Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith  during his arrival to participate first ODI against India, at Chennai Airpot on Saturday. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar(PTI9_9_2017_000177B)

Warner confident to play the 1st Ashes Test: Smith

Steve Smith, the Australian skipper has said that the opener David Warner is recovering from the neck injury, and he is confident to take part in the 1st Ashes Test at the Gabba in Brisbane, 23rd November. Warner hurt his neck while taking a catch at training this week. All-rounder Glenn Maxwell was called up as a cover for Warner, […]

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IPL: Smith replaces Dhoni as Pune Supergiants captain

IPL: Smith replaces Dhoni as Pune Supergiants captain

Rising Pune Supergiants have supplanted MS Dhoni with Steven Smith as chief for the tenth period of the IPL, which begins on April 5. The switch developed on the eve of the IPL player sell off, in Bangalore on February 20, under two months after Dhoni surrendered as India’s ODI and T20I skipper in front of the current home arrangement […]

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Aus vs NZ: Smith and Co looking to target Williamson

Aus vs NZ: Smith and Co looking to target Williamson

Ten months following their 1-2 series defeat in New Zealand, Steve Smith’s Australia have payback opportunity in the 50-over format, as they host their Trans-Tasman rivals in a three-match ODI series, beginning at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday (December 4). The last time these two groups met in ODIs, New Zealand gave their resigning legend Brendon McCullum a separating […]

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Mark Waugh reveals Steve Smith has major say in team selection

Mark Waugh reveals Steve Smith has major say in team selection

Mark Waugh, Australian national selector, has uncovered that skipper Steven Smith is having a contribution to the determination of the group to repel pointed feedback from unmistakable previous cricketers. Australian cricket is in confuse after they endured a fifth back to back Test overcome amid an embarrassing innings and 80 runs misfortune against South Africa in Hobart. Recriminations have resulted […]

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Steve Smith not concerned about 4th straight loss

Steve Smith not concerned about 4th straight loss

Steve Smith, the Australian Test captain, has said that he is not feeling the strains of pressure regardless of Australia enduring a humiliating first Test humbling against South Africa at the WACA on Monday (November 7). Just before tea on the last day, Australia were rocked out for 361 to endure an embarrassing 177-run defeat, a setback that is surprisingt […]

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Steve Smith angry with himself following dismal SL series

Steve Smith angry with himself following dismal SL series

A nightmare 3-0 whitewash and being the first Aussie captain to have lost a Test series loss to Sri Lanka has made Steve Smith a very angry man. The Aussie skipper recently spoke about his disappointment with his dismissals and of the frustration that his side failed to deliver. Smith was clean bowled by Rangana Herath’s spin while attempting to […]

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Smith: Australia needs to be flexible to progress – World T20 news

Smith: Australia needs to be flexible to progress – World T20 news

Australia captain Steven Smith admitted that his side needs to be flexible in order to overpower New Zealand and reach far at this ICC World Twenty20 2016. Australia has recently switched captains and hasn’t played any T20 international match in the sub-continent. They have played only seven international T20 matches in the past 12 months. Smith has said that he […]

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Steve Smith: “Australia has squad to win World T20”

Steve Smith: “Australia has squad to win World T20”

It sure sounds surprising to think that the T20 World Cup has been contested 5 times already, and Australia are yet to win their maiden title. Despite being the current World Champions in the ODI format, despite their the number 1 rank in Tests and ODIs and despite a World Class squad on paper, the Aussies somehow will not be […]

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Steve Smith, Josh Hazlewood could be fined after umpire incident

Steve Smith, Josh Hazlewood could be fined after umpire incident

Christchurch: Josh Hazlewood and Australian captain Steve Smith found themselves in the middle of an on-field controversy when they confronted umpire Ranmore Martinesz on Day 4 of the Christchurch Test, and their behavior could very well be sanctioned by match referee Chris Broad. The incident occured in the last over before lunch, when the Australians had an lbw appeal turned […]

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