Steven Smith

Cricket Australia Findings and Sanctions

Following the announcements made yesterday in Johannesburg, the Cricket Australia Board has met again today to consider the report of the investigation into the incident in Cape Town.
28 March 2018

Ball Tampering - What Now?

The events of the recent Test Match between South Africa and Australia in Cape Town have once again brought the subject of ball tampering to the forefront of world cricket.
28 March 2018

Boult, Morkel Move Up After Nine-Wicket Match Hauls

Fast bowlers Trent Boult and Morne Morkel have made significant gains in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after their player of the match efforts in the Auckland and Cape Town Tests, respectively.
27 March 2018

Root plays down reports of ball-tampering during Ashes series

England skipper Joe Root denied reports of any ball-tampering act carried by the Australian players during the recently concluded Ashes series between the two sides.
27 March 2018

Smith suffers another setback as Rajasthan Royals replace him with Ajinkya Rahane as new skipper

Rajasthan Royals have confirmed that Australia's Steve Smith has stepped down from the role of captaincy ahead of the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.
26 March 2018

Australia's ball tampering scandal affects the reputation of the game - Alastair Cook

Former England captain Alastair Cook has slammed the recent ball-tampering scandal that broke out during the third Test between Australia and South Africa during the recently concluded third Test in Cape Town.
26 March 2018

Smith, Warner step down from leadership roles as Tim Paine takes over reins

Australia captain Steven Smith and his deputy David Warner have stepped down from their respective roles following the ball tampering scandal that broke out on Saturday during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
25 March 2018

Cricket Australia to launch investigation on ball tampering in Cape Town Test

Cricket Australia Chief Executive James Sutherland confirmed that the board has launched an investigation into a ball tampering scandal that broke out during the ongoing third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
25 March 2018

Steven Smith not to step down as captain despite pressure mounting

Australia skipper Steven Smith insisted that he will not step down from captaincy despite admitting he has involved in the 'leadership group' that plotted the ball tampering during the ongoing third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
25 March 2018

Steven Smith bags Allan Border Medal

Australia captain Steven Smith went on to the claim the highest honour at Allan Border Medal night on Monday.
12 February 2018

Australia fined for slow over-rate in third ODI

The International Cricket Council has sanctioned a 40 percent fine of match fees on Australia skipper Steven Smith following his team's poor over-rate in the recently concluded third One-Day International against England in Sydney.
23 January 2018

Virat Kohli named ICC's Cricketer of the Year

India skipper Virat Kohli made it big at the International Cricket Council Awards after he was named the Cricketer of the Year and also the One-Day International Player of the Year.
18 January 2018

Steven Smith reaches new height in Test rankings

Australia captain Steven Smith has reached new heights in International Cricket Council Test Rankings for batsmen following his stellar performance in the third Test against England at WACA.
20 December 2017

Extra pace of Australian bowlers made difference - Steven Smith

Australia captain Steven Smith lavished praise on his team's pace trio following the innings victory over England in Perth that helped them win the Ashes and reclaim the Urn.
18 December 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Rohit Sharma

India opening batsman Rohit Sharma is named the Cricket World Player of the Week following his splendid double century against Sri Lanka in the second One-Day International in Mohali.
18 December 2017

England need to get Smith out early - James Anderson

England pace bowler James Anderson believes getting Australian captain Steven Smith out early will be key for their chances to bounce back in the ongoing Ashes series.
30 November 2017

Steven Smith praises Stokes' ability but slams his off-field behaviour

Australian skipper Steven Smith condemned the off-field behaviour of England all-rounder Ben Stokes that led to his arrest following an incident in Bristol.
16 October 2017

Shoulder injury rules Steven Smith out of India T20Is

Australia will miss the services of captain Steven Smith for the upcoming three match One-Day International series against India due to a shoulder injury.
7 October 2017

Steven Smith hints at Usman Khawaja selection

Australia captain Steven Smith has backed Queensland batsman Usman Khawaja to play a major role for the baggy green team this summer.
19 August 2017

O'Keefe's chances of comeback looks bleak - Smith

Australia captain Steven Smith admitted that the chances of New South Wales spinner Steve O'Keefe making a comeback into the national side looks bleak.
8 August 2017