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  • Australia drop Khawaja, recall Smith

    Australia have dropped top order batsman Usman Khawaja for the fourth Ashes test against England and recalled Steve Smith in their 12-man side after the former captain recovered from concussion.

  • Smith given all-clear after Archer blow

    Australia's Steve Smith was given the all-clear after being forced to retire hurt when he was struck by a short ball from England fast bowler Jofra Archer on the fourth day of the second Ashes test at Lord's on Saturday.

  • 'A win for the ages', Australia delights in Edgbaston triumph

    Those Australians who eschewed late nights in front of the television woke up on Tuesday to the news that their cricket team had achieved a thumping first Ashes test victory lauded as "A Win for the Ages" in local media.

  • Smith out of BPL

    Former Australian captain Steve Smith's Bangladesh Premier League stint with Comilla Victorians has officially come to an end. The

  • Tamim Iqbal and Steve Smith

    Smith keeps Tamim on his toes

    Comilla Victorians coach Mohammad Salahuddin informed that new captain Steve Smith was keeping everyone in their toes and made Tamim Iqbal run extra hard during their stay at the crease together.

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    DRS, third umpire call in question after Comilla vs Sylhet

    Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner both made their BPL debuts today. Both were given out after reviews which left a lot of room for doubt and worry about how the tournament will progress in regards to technology and umpiring decisions.

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    Smith to be allowed to play in BPL

    Australia’s former skipper could feature for BPL franchise Comilla Victorians after the tournament’s governing council decided that franchises will be allowed to include one player each in the lineup from outside the players’ draft.

  • Australia captain Steve Smith joins Comilla Victorians

    Smith joins Comilla Victorians

    Bangladesh’s BPL outfit Comilla Victorians signed Australia’s disgraced former skipper Steve Smith for the upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League BPL), scheduled to start on January 6 next year, Victorians coach Mohammad Salahuddin confirmed to The Daily Star today.

  • Banned Smith remains top-ranked in Tests

    Australian cricketer Steve Smith is still officially the world’s top Test batsman though he has been serving a ban from top-level cricket for four months after being embroiled in a ball-tampering incident.

  • Clarke offers to play for Australia after ball scandal

    Retired cricket Test captain Michael Clarke offers to play for Australia for free to help the team recover after the downfall of his successor Steve Smith over a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

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    Cricketers' union wants Smith, Warner bans reduced

    ​Bans handed to Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft should be reduced, the Australian cricketers' union says, arguing the punishment was disproportionate to previous ball-tampering cases.

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    India's cricket stars aghast at Smith punishment

    India's star cricketers are astounded at the treatment meted out to former Australian captain Steve Smith that left him tearfully apologising for cheating in a Test match.

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    Tears and sympathy: support grows for Smith over ban

    A wave of sympathy for disgraced Australia skipper Steve Smith gathers pace after his heart-wrenching apology and as opposition grew to the severity of bans handed out in a ball-tampering scandal.

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    Smith breaks down as he accepts full responsibility

    Distraught former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith accepts full responsibility for ball-tampering scandal that has shaken the sport, breaking down in tears while denying it had ever happened before.

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    Lehmann wants forgiveness for banned trio

    Australia coach Darren Lehmann apologises to the public and calls for forgiveness for the "grave mistake" made by the trio of Test players banned for their role in the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the sport.

  • Rahane replaces Smith as Royals captain

    Indian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals replace Australia's Steve Smith as captain over his role in a ball-tampering controversy.

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    Uproar over Australia's 'cheating'

    Steve Smith's future as Australia captain was thrown into doubt after he was banned for one match after admitting responsibility for the ball-tampering scandal that marred the ongoing Test against South Africa.

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    Smith rejects ball-tampering suggestions after ODI loss

    Australian captain Steve Smith shoots down suggestions of ball-tampering after video of him using saliva from the corner of his mouth during Sunday's one-day loss to England raised eyebrows.

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    'Incredible' Smith the difference in the Ashes, says Cummins

    Steve Smith's importance to Australia in the Ashes series has not just been in the torrent of runs he has scored but also in timing of his big innings, says team mate Pat Cummins.

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    Smith milestone as Aussies chip away at England lead

    Steve Smith racked up another milestone as he continues to torment England and Usman Khawaja nears a century to put Australia in a strong position after day two of the final Ashes Test in Sydney.

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    The new Bradman? Quirky Smith rises to exalted heights

    Steve Smith has broken English hearts and smashed records with his phenomenal Ashes batting and is being acclaimed as the best Australian batsman since the greatest of all, Don Bradman.

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    'Exceptional' Australia claim Ashes as Smith seeks whitewash

    Steve Smith praises his "exceptional" team as Australia reclaimed the Ashes with an innings win over England in the third Test in Perth on Monday, and set his sights on a series whitewash.

  • Smith's masterful ton gives Aussies the edge

    Steve Smith produces a defiant unconquered century as Australia take the edge in the first Ashes Test at the Gabba on Saturday.

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    Smith defies England as Australia fight back in Ashes

    Skipper Steve Smith leads a rescue mission to revive Australia's fortunes after a top-order batting collapse in the Ashes Test against England in Brisbane.

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    Spotlight falls on Smith, Root on Ashes stage

    Two of the world's best batsmen will be in opposition when Australia's Steve Smith and England's Joe Root both lead their countries for the first time in an Ashes Test at Brisbane.

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    Smith fumes over 'mates pick' claims

    Australia skipper Steve Smith rubbishes claims he favours his "mates" as selection looms for the highly anticipated Ashes Test series with England.

  • Smith, Warner say no to four-day Tests

    Australia captain Steve Smith and star opener David Warner say they have no desire to play four-day Tests in a setback to international cricket chiefs who have floated the idea.

  • Smith worries as Australia let opponents off the hook

    Australia captain Steve Smith is worried about his team's failure to convert potentially winning positions into victories after losing the one-day international series against India.

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    Smith lashes 'panicking' batsmen after another collapse

    Australia captain Steve Smith accuses his batsmen of "panicking" under pressure and demands they show more starch after another collapse against India saw the side thrashed by 50 runs in the second one-day international in Kolkata.

  • Smith sees no spin threat for Australia in India

    The Australian one-day side are better equipped to handle spin in the forthcoming five-match series in India, says captain Steve Smith.