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England vs Australia: Steve Smith surprised to not see Joe Root in hosts' T20I squad
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England vs Australia: Steve Smith surprised to not see Joe Root in hosts' T20I squad

Test captain Root has been left out of the squad for a three-match contest starting at Southampton on Friday even though the likes of Jason Roy and Ben Stokes are unavailable.

England vs Australia: Steve Smith taken aback by 'terrific' Joe Root's absence from hosts' T20I squad
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England vs Australia: Steve Smith taken aback by 'terrific' Joe Root's absence from hosts' T20I squad

Test captain Root has been left out of the squad for a three-match contest starting at Southampton on Friday even though the likes of Jason Roy and Ben Stokes are unavailable.

David Gower names India skipper Virat Kohli as captain of his best Test XI side
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David Gower names India skipper Virat Kohli as captain of his best Test XI side

Gower spoke on how Kohli’s immense respect for the Test format will inspire youngsters to devote their time to the long format.

Steve Smith says he will miss fans at stadium during Australia's limited-overs tour of England
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Steve Smith says he will miss fans at stadium during Australia's limited-overs tour of England

Australia havn’t played a match since 13 March, when a scheduled one-day series against New Zealand was abandoned.

Usman Khawaja must oust either Steve Smith or David Warner to earn recall, says Australia coach Justin Langer
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Usman Khawaja must oust either Steve Smith or David Warner to earn recall, says Australia coach Justin Langer

Khawaja, Australia's senior batsman while Smith and Warner served one-year bans for ball-tampering from 2018-19, was left out of the squad which leaves for England on Sunday.

IPL 2020: England and Australia players likely to miss first week of the league
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IPL 2020: England and Australia players likely to miss first week of the league

A total of 29 players from England and Australia are part of the eight IPL squads including top draws like David Warner, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Steve Smith and this year's record buy Pat Cummins.

Winning Ashes in England and Test series in India are two mountains to climb, says Steve Smith
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Winning Ashes in England and Test series in India are two mountains to climb, says Steve Smith

Australia had retained the Ashes in England last year with a 2-2 draw but the defeat in the last Test at The Oval still rankles Smith, who was the star of the series with 774 runs at an average of 110.57 from four Tests.

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith says conditions in Dubai will be similar to India
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IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith says conditions in Dubai will be similar to India

Steve Smith is gearing up for the Indian Premier League, which is scheduled to be held in the UAE from 19 September to 8 November. He is the captain of the IPL franchise, Rajasthan Royals.

Steve Smith says Ben Stokes a player who wants to be involved in all departments, an easy pick for any captain
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Steve Smith says Ben Stokes a player who wants to be involved in all departments, an easy pick for any captain

Australia batsman Steve Smith was all praise for England all-rounder and Rajasthan Royals teammmate Ben Stokes, who has been in dream form across formats in the past year.

Josh Hazlewood picks his combined India-Australia Test XI; see who made the cut
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Josh Hazlewood picks his combined India-Australia Test XI; see who made the cut

Hazlewood said, “India’s bowling attack got us last time and that is what we don’t like to happen on our home soil.”

India have bowling attack to rattle Australia including Steve Smith, David Warner, says Gautam Gambhir
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India have bowling attack to rattle Australia including Steve Smith, David Warner, says Gautam Gambhir

Last time in 2018-19, India registered their first ever Test series in Australia but Australia missed the services of Steve Smith and David Warner.

Marnus Labuschagne says he wants to be as consistent as Virat Kohli, Steve Smith and David Warner
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Marnus Labuschagne says he wants to be as consistent as Virat Kohli, Steve Smith and David Warner

On being asked about his pick for five-day matches, Labuschagne picked Steve Smith over Virat Kohli, stating that he thinks Steve Smith has shown that he can find a way in any conditions in Test cricket.

Ben Stokes topples Jason Holder to become No 1 Test all-rounder in ICC rankings
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Ben Stokes topples Jason Holder to become No 1 Test all-rounder in ICC rankings

Stokes, who trailed Holder by 54 rating points going into the second Test in Manchester, enjoys a lead of 38 points after his memorable knocks of 176 and 78 not out and a match haul of three wickets helped England win by 113 runs and level the three-match series 1-1.

‘I consider him best among the lot’: Dilip Doshi feels Ravindra Jadeja is India's top spinner in all formats
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‘I consider him best among the lot’: Dilip Doshi feels Ravindra Jadeja is India's top spinner in all formats

Former India left-arm spinner Dilip Doshi said that Ravindra Jadeja is India's top spinner in all formats.

Australia have to tour England for the health of world cricket, says coach Justin Langer
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Australia have to tour England for the health of world cricket, says coach Justin Langer

Australia are slated to tour England for limited overs series in September despite the logistical challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Australia coach Justin Langer likens David Warner to boxing great Floyd Maweather
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Australia coach Justin Langer likens David Warner to boxing great Floyd Maweather

'I love him [Warner]. He talks it up, he is a great player by any calculations and he's been fantastic in the team over the last two years,' Justin Langer said.

Yuzvendra Chahal has always taken care of me like an elder brother, says Kuldeep Yadav
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Yuzvendra Chahal has always taken care of me like an elder brother, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav also revealed that Australia’s Steve Smith and retired South African swashbuckler AB de Villiers are the two batsmen, he finds most challenging to contain.

Interested to see what India come up with against 'unorthodox' Steve Smith, says Michael Atherton
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Interested to see what India come up with against 'unorthodox' Steve Smith, says Michael Atherton

Smith was serving one year ball tampering suspension when India toured Down Under in 2018-19 and won their maiden Test series 2-1 with David Warner also among list of banned players.

Steve Smith looking forward to India's tour of Australia, says series will be 'incredibly special'
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Steve Smith looking forward to India's tour of Australia, says series will be 'incredibly special'

During last year's ODI World Cup, Kohli had asked the Indian fans at the Oval to applaud Smith and not boo him, a gesture which earned the Indian captain the prestigious ICC Spirit of Cricket award.

Steve Smith considers Ravindra Jadeja as 'best fielder' currently, heaps praise on Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma
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Steve Smith considers Ravindra Jadeja as 'best fielder' currently, heaps praise on Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma

Former Australian skipper Steve Smith recently engaged in an Instagram Q and A session with fans. During the session, the cricketer dropped a huge compliment for Team India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. Smith also had high praises for MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma during the interactive social media session.