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Smith regains No 2 spot in Test rankings, Karunaratne at an all-time high

08 August, 2019 8:25 am 8:25 am

LONDON (92 News) – Steve Smith, who followed up his twin tons at Edgbaston with a 92 at Lord’s in the second Ashes Test, has reclaimed the No 2 spot in MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen. Jofra Archer, meanwhile, has debuted at No.83 on the bowlers’ ranking. Smith’s 92 in the second Ashes … Read More



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Smith, Wade centuries put Australia in charge of first Ashes Test

08 August, 2019 2:47 am 2:47 am

BIRMINGHAM (92 News) – Steve Smith hit his second century of the Test match, and Matthew Wade also notched a ton, as Australia seized momentum and opened up a formidable lead over England in the first Test at Edgbaston. Smith (142) became the first player to record twin Ashes hundreds since Matthew Hayden in 2002, … Read More



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Great players always stand up when you need them: Pattinson lauds Smith

08 August, 2019 9:43 am 9:43 am

BIRMINGHAM (92 News) – Australia fast bowler James Pattinson has backed Steve Smith to once again rescue his team with the bat, with the No.4 standing unbeaten on 46 at the end of third day’s play at Edgbaston. Smith, like he has so often over his illustrious Test career, has stood out as Australia’s mainstay … Read More



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Proud Smith revels in ‘one of my best hundreds’

08 August, 2019 10:07 am 10:07 am

After scoring a fantastic 144 on his return to Test cricket, Australia batsman Steve Smith rated the knock as one of the best of his 24 centuries. While the innings had all the hallmarks of a classic, it was the circumstances that it came in that made it more memorable for Smith, who last played … Read More



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Smith century leads Australia recovery in Ashes opener

08 August, 2019 11:44 pm 11:44 pm

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Australia’s Steve Smith struck a superb 144 on his return to the side as they recovered from 122-8 to reach 284 all out against England in the first innings of the first Ashes Test before the hosts saw out two overs unscathed at Edgbaston on Thursday. David Warner, who was banned … Read More



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Pakistan fans will not boo Smith in World Cup: Sarfaraz

06 June, 2019 9:56 pm 9:56 pm

LONDON (AFP) – Sarfaraz Ahmed insists Pakistan fans won’t boo shamed Australia star Steven Smith during their World Cup match in Taunton on Wednesday. Pakistan fans are expected to make up a large chunk of the crowd in the west country and there are fears they might follow the example of the India supporters who … Read More



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Timid Warner still proves himself a World Cup match-winner

06 June, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

BRISTOL, England (Reuters) – Australia’s David Warner showed little of his menacing hitting and brash in-your-face approach as he made his return to the international arena at the World Cup. But he has evidently lost none of his match-winning form. The 32-year-old was back for a first official ODI outing after a year-long ban and … Read More



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Dale Steyn ruled out of CWC19 opener

05 May, 2019 8:31 pm 8:31 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Dale Steyn, the veteran South Africa pacer, has been ruled out of the side’s opening match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 against England. Steyn, 35, had aggravated a long-standing right shoulder injury during his short stint in the Indian Premier League. He had been under observation and coach … Read More



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Feel like I’m getting better and better: Steve Smith

04 April, 2019 9:11 am 9:11 am

NEW DELHI (92 News) – Steve Smith, the Australia batsman, who replaced Ajinkya Rahane as Rajasthan Royals captain in IPL 2019 on Saturday, 20 April, said he was getting “better and better” after scoring 59* in a victory over Mumbai Indians. The former Australia captain, who lost his place in the side after the ball-tampering … Read More



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Smith, Warner return for Australia’s World Cup defence

04 April, 2019 3:09 pm 3:09 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The return of Steve Smith and David Warner to Australia’s squad for the Cricket World Cup came as little surprise on Monday but selectors still managed to cause a stir by omitting strike bowler Josh Hazlewood and in-form batsman Peter Handscomb. Former skipper Smith and Warner were eligible for Aaron Finch’s side … Read More



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Australia’s Smith and Warner will return stronger from bans, says War...

03 March, 2019 10:43 pm 10:43 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Australian batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner will come back stronger than ever from their 12-month bans and the latter will be the best player at the World Cup this year, former leg spinner Shane Warne has said. Smith and Warner were banned by Cricket Australia for 12 months in March … Read More



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Smith, Warner bans to end during Pakistan ODI series

02 February, 2019 2:31 pm 2:31 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Steve Smith and David Warner could be in line for an immediate return to the Australian team when their bans expire midway through the upcoming one-day international (ODI) series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. The five match Pakistan series will be held from March 22-31, Pakistan’s Cricket Board said. Smith … Read More



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After De Villiers, Steve Smith become 2nd high profile player for PSL 4

10 October, 2018 3:52 pm 3:52 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Australian batsman Steve Smith has become the second high profile player to sign for the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Last month, South Africa’s AB de Villiers had announced that he will be participating in the upcoming edition of PSL. Smith gave his name for the PSL couple … Read More



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Banned Smith’s Caribbean voyage ends with abdominal strain

09 September, 2018 10:06 am 10:06 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Banned former Australia captain Steve Smith is cutting short his time with the Caribbean Premier League’s Barbados Tridents and heading home after suffering an abdominal tear. Smith, serving a 12-month ban from international cricket for his part in the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal, missed the Tridents’ defeat to the St Lucia Stars … Read More



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