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Category: Steve Smith

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‘It’s almost like we never left’: Smith and Warner link with Australia squad in UAE

Pair will not play in series against PakistanBall tampering bans officially end next weekSteve Smith and David Warner have met with their Australia teammates in the United Arab Emirates to smooth the ground for their return to international cricket whe…

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Steve Smith and David Warner to meet up with Australian squad in Dubai

First time pair have been included since bans Focus of stopover in UAE is to break ice with teammatesSteve Smith and David Warner’s formal reintegration will start earlier than expected, with the banned duo to join the ODI squad for one day in the UAE….

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Warner and Bancroft relationship ‘untenable’, warns former great

Michael Slater accuses Smith and Bancroft of ‘burying’ WarnerRicky Ponting ‘disappointed’ with Bancroft’s media commentsFormer Australian captain Ricky Ponting has taken a swipe at Cameron Bancroft, accusing the banned opener of trying to repair his im…

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Flashpoints of 2018: sandpaper fiasco forces Australia to atone

Ball-tampering in Cape Town led to sacking of captain Steve Smith and two other players and a softening of macho cultureTo some, scratching a cricket ball would be innocuous rather than infamous. But when the Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft did it …

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Steve Smith’s media re-emergence is PR but his humility is genuine

The redemption of Australia’s fallen captain is spin but the man himself remains believableWe’re near the training nets at the famous old Sydney Cricket Ground and a bevy of journalists, photographers and sundry lanyard-wearers has come to tell us the …

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Steve Smith opens up to media over ‘leadership failure’

Former Australian captain candidly discusses Sandpaper-gateBatsman flags hopes to play again for AustraliaSuspended superstar Steve Smith expects a hostile reception from English crowds in next year’s World Cup and Ashes.Smith has spoken to reporters f…

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Steve Smith uses ball-tampering shame in TV advert about mental health

• Advert involving former Australia cricket captain criticised• Smith has 12-month international ban for role in scandalDisgraced former Australia cricket captain Steve Smith has teamed up with the local arm of Britain’s Vodafone group in an advertisin…

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Former teammates clash over Australian cricket’s non-aggression pact

‘Stop worrying about being liked,’ says Michael ClarkeSimon Katich says team can play tough as well as fairMichael Clarke and Simon Katich famously clashed physically in the dressing room when they were Test players and this week they have become embro…

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David Warner and Steve Smith ball tampering bans stand, says Cricket Australia

Players’ union submission to overturn bans dismissedCameron Bancroft’s nine-month sanction also upheldCricket Australia have dismissed a submission by the players’ union to amend the ball tampering bans handed to Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron B…

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Trio to learn fate as Cricket Australia weighs up ball tampering bans

Smith, Warner and Bancroft await CA decisionPlayers’ union has called for overturning of sanctionsBanned Australian cricketers Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft are set to learn if the sanctions meted out for their roles in the ball tamper…

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Steve Smith and David Warner welcomed back by IPL teams

Disgraced duo retained by respective franchises2019 tournament starts on day their bans endSteve Smith and David Warner will be able to use next year’s Indian Premier League to prepare for the one-day World Cup after being welcomed back by their respec…

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Caught on tape: the story behind Australian cricket’s greatest fall | Geoff Lemon

In an extract from his new book, Geoff Lemon recalls the moment Australia’s sporting landscape was scuffed foreverYou know it’s serious when Mluleki Ntsabo isn’t smiling. The South African Broadcasting Corporation commentator is small in stature and hu…

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Should Smith and Warner bans be reduced? Guardian cricket writers have their say

Opinion is split on the Australian Cricketers’ Association’s bid to lift the ball-tampering sanctionsA national debate is raging over calls from the Australian Cricketers’ Association for the lifting of sanctions imposed on Steve Smith, David Warner an…

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Australia’s cricket culture review leaves reasons to be sceptical | Sam Perry

The question is, will the dual reports lead to tangible change or are they just an exercise in PR?There was always the sense that David Warner and Steve Smith were left to bear the many sins of many fathers following last year’s events in South Africa….

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Cricket Australia ‘arrogant’ and partly to blame for ball-tampering, report finds

Damning report finds CA had ‘win-at-all-costs’ mentality Review says ‘Australian cricket has lost its balance’Cricket Australia has been branded “arrogant” and “controlling” and partly responsible for the ball-tampering incident that led to bans for fo…

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Cricket Australia releases findings of cultural review – live!

Updates as CA respond to findings following ball tamperingAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 2.12am GMT Just Warner, Smith and Bancroft are mentioned by name in the report, which makes 42 recommendations – 10 for Australian cricket, seven for th…

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David Warner starts slow rebuild with instant coffee and a rapid hundred

Steve Smith joined his disgraced teammate in returning to Australian cricket in lowly surroundingsSydney grade cricket is strong. Its 20 clubs produce players for New South Wales, which in turn feeds the Australia team. It is the same across the land. …

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Banned Steve Smith still rated world’s best batsman by ICC

Smith ahead of Virat Kohli, Joe Root and Kane WilliamsonDavid Warner fifth as Australian pair serve bansHe has been banned from top-level cricket for four months, but the International Cricket Council still rates former Australian captain Steve Smith a…

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Pat Cummins keen to reunite with banned Steve Smith and David Warner

‘It feels like it’s been about five years’ since they playedDisgraced duo still have nine months of ban to serve Pat Cummins cannot wait to call Steve Smith and David Warner teammates again, saying it feels like the banned duo have already spent five y…

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Steve Smith hits half century on return to cricket in Canada

Former Australia captain makes 61 for Toronto NationalsSmith currently serving 12-month international banSteve Smith cracked a half century and took a superb catch in his return to cricket, while serving a 12-month international and domestic first-clas…