Tag Archives: Steve Smith


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Smith falls but Australia push to 336-5 in Boxing Day Test

12 December, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – New Zealand paceman Neil Wagner denied Steve Smith his first century of the home summer but Australia’s batsmen dug in to push to 336 for five at lunch on day two of the Boxing Day Test on Friday. Middle order batsman Travis Head reached his eighth half-century and was 57 not out … Read More


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Steve Smith, Babar Azam ease into red-ball mode with tons

11 November, 2019 8:20 pm 8:20 pm

PERTH – After his Player-of-the-Series performance against Pakistan in the Twenty20 Internationals, Australia batsman Steve Smith expertly shifted gears to the red-ball format ahead of the Tests, bringing up a hundred in the Sheffield Shield. Batting for New South Wales against Western Australia on Tuesday, 12 November, Smith recorded the slowest century of his first-class … Read More


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‘Like it or lump it’ – Bayliss ponders change in batting orde...

08 August, 2019 10:52 am 10:52 am

LONDON (92 News)- Trevor Bayliss, the England head coach, has said while his team have the “best seven batters” at their disposal for the third Ashes Test, he might consider tweaking the batting order. Having lost at Edgbaston and drawn at Lord’s, England go into the Headingley Test with a 1-0 deficit and an unchanged … 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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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 meet with Australia team as bans near end

03 March, 2019 8:54 am 8:54 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Steve Smith and David Warner have met with their Australia team mates in the United Arab Emirates to smooth the ground for their return to international cricket when their bans expire at the end of the month. The former Test captain and vice-captain were suspended for 12 months for their roles in … Read More


Beaten Australia struggle without banned batsmen: Paine

12 December, 2018 11:14 am 11:14 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia captain Tim Paine praised India’s bowling attack for securing victory in the third Test on Sunday, but believes the result could have been different had Steve Smith and David Warner been available for the home side in Melbourne. A rebuilding Australia slumped to a 137-run defeat to fall 2-1 behind in … Read More


‘Let them play’, union leads calls for end to Smith, Warner ban...

10 October, 2018 10:33 am 10:33 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) called on Tuesday for the immediate lifting of lengthy bans imposed on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft after the release of a scathing report into the culture of Australian cricket. Among the findings, the review said that to view the ball-tampering scandal which led to … Read More


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