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Aaron Finch says Australia have full confidence in Steve Smith batting at No 3 going into T20 World Cup
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Aaron Finch says Australia have full confidence in Steve Smith batting at No 3 going into T20 World Cup

Aaron Finch has defended the selection of Steve Smith in the playing XI against Sri Lanka, saying that the team has full confidence in his abilities and the role he needs to perform for the team.

Happy Birthday Steve Smith: A look at his best moments in IPL
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Happy Birthday Steve Smith: A look at his best moments in IPL

Former Australian skipper Steve Smith turns 33 today. The right-handed batter is known for his fine batting technique and exceptional footwork.

Shane Watson picks Virat Kohli as best Test batter ahead of Steve Smith, Joe Root, Kane Williamson
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Shane Watson picks Virat Kohli as best Test batter ahead of Steve Smith, Joe Root, Kane Williamson

Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has picked Virat Kohli as the best batter among the ‘big five’ in Test cricket, preferring to not read much into the Indian maestro’s failure to score a hundred since November 2019.

Pakistan vs Australia: Steve Smith ruled out of white-ball contests due to an elbow problem
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Pakistan vs Australia: Steve Smith ruled out of white-ball contests due to an elbow problem

Leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson who failed to impress in the three-match Test series has replaced Steve Smith in the white-ball squad.

Pakistan vs Australia: Both teams tussle for win after Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith milestones
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Pakistan vs Australia: Both teams tussle for win after Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith milestones

The highlight of Australia's innings was an unbeaten 104 by in-form opener Usman Khawaja, and Smith becoming the fastest man to 8,000 Test runs.

Pakistan vs Australia: Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith miss milestones as Aussies crawl to 232/5 on Day 1 of 3rd Test
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Pakistan vs Australia: Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith miss milestones as Aussies crawl to 232/5 on Day 1 of 3rd Test

Khawaja followed up his 160 in the drawn Karachi Test with a sedate 91, while Smith scored 59 as the pair helped Australia recover from pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi's double strike at the start of the match.

Pakistan vs Australia: Steve Smith says Karachi pitch a 'challenge' after Test fumble
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Pakistan vs Australia: Steve Smith says Karachi pitch a 'challenge' after Test fumble

Australia's Steve Smith said Saturday that close catching is a 'real challenge' on low-bounce pitches after he spilled a crucial catch in the second Test drawn with Pakistan in Karachi.

Highlights, Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test Day 4 in Rawalpindi: Australia 449/7 at stumps on Day 4
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Highlights, Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test Day 4 in Rawalpindi: Australia 449/7 at stumps on Day 4

Check out LIVE scorecard from the first Test between Pakistan and Australia in Rawalpindi.

Pakistan vs Australia: Nauman Ali shines on Day 4 as first Test heads for a draw
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Pakistan vs Australia: Nauman Ali shines on Day 4 as first Test heads for a draw

When umpires called off play with three overs still to be bowled, Mitchell Starc was on 19 and skipper Pat Cummins four — with Australia just 27 behind Pakistan's first innings total of 476-4 declared.

Pakistan vs Australia: Khawaja misses ton as visitors trail by 205 with Labuschagne, Smith in middle
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Pakistan vs Australia: Khawaja misses ton as visitors trail by 205 with Labuschagne, Smith in middle

Bad light and heavy clouds brought an early closure to the third day’s play, 21 overs ahead of schedule as Australia batters prospered on a grassless wicket.

Pakistan vs Australia: 'Have always wanted to play a Test series in Pakistan,' says Steve Smith
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Pakistan vs Australia: 'Have always wanted to play a Test series in Pakistan,' says Steve Smith

Australia are scheduled to play three Tests in Pakistan, their first in the country in 24 years, in addition to three ODIs and a single T20I

IPL Auction 2022: From Suresh Raina to Eoin Morgan, big names who went unsold
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IPL Auction 2022: From Suresh Raina to Eoin Morgan, big names who went unsold

While a lot of cricketers earned mega deals at the 2022 IPL auction, some big names went unsold.

IPL auction 2022: From Shreyas Iyer to David Warner, players in Rs 2 crore bracket
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IPL auction 2022: From Shreyas Iyer to David Warner, players in Rs 2 crore bracket

IPL auction 2022: Top players like R Ashwin, Shreyas Iyer, Faf du Plessis, Shakib Al Hasan, Steve Smith, Quinton de Kock have placed themselves in the 2 crore bracket. Here's the full list.

Ashes 2021-22: Steve Smith surprised by Stuart Broad's limited role in Test series
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Ashes 2021-22: Steve Smith surprised by Stuart Broad's limited role in Test series

Stuart Broad, who has snared 526 Test wickets for England in 150 games, only featured in the Adelaide match, missing out on the opening and Boxing Day Tests.

Highlights, Ashes 2021-22, Australia vs England 3rd Test Day 1: Hosts in command, trail by 124 runs
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Highlights, Ashes 2021-22, Australia vs England 3rd Test Day 1: Hosts in command, trail by 124 runs

Check out LIVE cricket score of the third Ashes Test being held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Ashes 2021-22: Steve Smith heaps praise on Mitchell Starc after Australia's 275-run win at Adelaide
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Ashes 2021-22: Steve Smith heaps praise on Mitchell Starc after Australia's 275-run win at Adelaide

Starc led from the front after his regular partners Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood were both ruled out of the Adelaide day-night clash

Ashes 2021-22: England on brink of losing Adelaide Test after Joe Root falls in final ball of Day 4
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Ashes 2021-22: England on brink of losing Adelaide Test after Joe Root falls in final ball of Day 4

England are still 386 runs adrift, facing the near impossible task of batting out three sessions on the final day to salvage a draw with only six wickets remaining and the world's number one ranked Test batsman back in the pavilion.