Steven Smith

Showing of 1 - 20 from 177 results
Steven Smith - Total results - 177
IPL 2021: Cricket Australia limits use of its players for advertisements during cash-rich tournament
First Cricket News

IPL 2021: Cricket Australia limits use of its players for advertisements during cash-rich tournament

Cricket Australia (CA) doesn't want its players to feature in advertisements promoting betting, fast food, alcohol and tobacco brands during the next edition of the Indian Premier League.

Australia cricketers Alex Carey, Nathan Coulter-Nile not surprised at being released by IPL franchises
First Cricket News

Australia cricketers Alex Carey, Nathan Coulter-Nile not surprised at being released by IPL franchises

While wicket-keeper batsman Carey was released by last edition's runners-up side Delhi Capitals on Thursday, Coulter-Nile was de-listed by champions Mumbai Indians.

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals' overseas quartet finally come to the party in crucial win over KXIP
First Cricket News

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals' overseas quartet finally come to the party in crucial win over KXIP

The Royal quartet, in a must-win clash, against the most in-form team of the tournament (five wins in a row), and everyone turned up.

IPL 2020: RCB aim to correct strategy, bounce back as they take on erratic RR in Dubai
First Cricket News

IPL 2020: RCB aim to correct strategy, bounce back as they take on erratic RR in Dubai

After some inexplicable decisions in their eight-wicket loss to Kings XI Punjab, Royal Challengers Bangalore would aim for course correction when they take on an erratic Rajasthan Royals in their next IPL match.

IPL 2020: After 53-ball 72, Virat Kohli says RCB’s good run gave him time to come out of lean patch
First Cricket News

IPL 2020: After 53-ball 72, Virat Kohli says RCB’s good run gave him time to come out of lean patch

Virat Kohli struck 72 not out off 53 balls to lead RCB to an easy eight-wicket win over RR for their third win from four matches.

Coronavirus pandemic: In an empty stadium, Australia vs New Zealand ODI resembles match in the park on a Sunday
First Cricket News

Coronavirus pandemic: In an empty stadium, Australia vs New Zealand ODI resembles match in the park on a Sunday

As the match drew on, it became clear that the crowd adds much more to the spectacle of the game on TV than I had ever realised

Australia vs New Zealand, highlights, 1st ODI in Sydney, Full Cricket Score: Hosts hand Kiwis 71-run defeat in opening game
First Cricket News

Australia vs New Zealand, highlights, 1st ODI in Sydney, Full Cricket Score: Hosts hand Kiwis 71-run defeat in opening game

Follow the live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary from the first one-day international between Australia and New Zealand in Sydney on our live blog.

India vs Australia, Highlights, 1st ODI in Mumbai, Full Cricket Score: Warner, Finch slam tons as Aussies go 1-0 up with 10-wicket win
First Cricket News

India vs Australia, Highlights, 1st ODI in Mumbai, Full Cricket Score: Warner, Finch slam tons as Aussies go 1-0 up with 10-wicket win

India vs Australia 1st ODI Live Updates: It's over! Warner hits a boundary to take his team to the victory line. A 258-run opening partnership between Finch and Warner takes Australia to a comprehensive 10-wicket win in the first ODI. They take a 1-0 lead in the series. India have been completely decimated today. One of the worst losses ever.

Men's Cricket in 2019: From epic World Cup final between England and New Zealand to one-sided Test action, review of the year
First Cricket News

Men's Cricket in 2019: From epic World Cup final between England and New Zealand to one-sided Test action, review of the year

As the curtain comes down on 365 days of further intrigue in this storied sport, let’s take a look back at just how the caravan of men’s cricket unfolded through 2019

IPL 2020 Auction: Delhi plug their holes successfully with foreign recruits; Rajasthan stay thin in pace department
First Cricket News

IPL 2020 Auction: Delhi plug their holes successfully with foreign recruits; Rajasthan stay thin in pace department

Given their depth of Indian cricketers, Delhi went about drafting in top-quality overseas cricketers to fill the middle order and fast-bowling slots

IPL 2020: From Colin Ingram to Jaydev Unadkat, where each franchise can trim excess weight ahead of auction
First Cricket News

IPL 2020: From Colin Ingram to Jaydev Unadkat, where each franchise can trim excess weight ahead of auction

With the deadline to submit the final list of retained and released players for IPL 2020 fast approaching, here’s a look at some players who might be nearing the end of their stints with their present employees

As Steve Smith chases Don Bradman levels of cricketing greatness, a look at what makes him tick
First Cricket News

As Steve Smith chases Don Bradman levels of cricketing greatness, a look at what makes him tick

For a player who made his Test debut in 2010 as a leg-spinner, Smith has surely come a long way. After initially being compared to Shane Warne, the legendary Australian leg-spinner, his performances are now being weighed up against the greatest batsman ever, Sir Donald Bradman. Having played 65 Test matches, Smith has amassed 6485 runs @62.96, which is second only to ‘The Don’, who averaged 99.94 from 52 Test matches.

Ashes 2019: Australia encounter England's Edgbaston fortress first up as World Test Championship gets underway
First Cricket News

Ashes 2019: Australia encounter England's Edgbaston fortress first up as World Test Championship gets underway

England return to 'Fortress Edgbaston' for the first Test against Australia on Thursday looking to round off an already memorable season by completing a World Cup and Ashes double.

World Cup Social Pavilion: Shakib Al Hasan lights up Cricket World Cup as Ashes rivals face off in 'Battle Royale'
First Cricket News

World Cup Social Pavilion: Shakib Al Hasan lights up Cricket World Cup as Ashes rivals face off in 'Battle Royale'

Action has been going thick and fast at the Cricket World Cup with West Indies keeping things close against New Zealand; Bangladesh flying high and Ashes rivals Australia and England facing off at Lord's.

India vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli and Co look to break Aussie momentum as London gets ready for clash of heavyweights
First Cricket News

India vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli and Co look to break Aussie momentum as London gets ready for clash of heavyweights

As India and Australia head into their World Cup group stage clash at the Kennington Oval, what would have been considered as a lop-sided contest a few months ago has turned into a clash of heavyweights.

IPL 2019, RR vs RCB: We were competitive but needed more runs on board, admits skipper Virat Kohli as Bangalore's search for maiden win continues
First Cricket News

IPL 2019, RR vs RCB: We were competitive but needed more runs on board, admits skipper Virat Kohli as Bangalore's search for maiden win continues

"Today, we were more competitive, but we were 15-20 short with the bat. I thought 160 was competitive, but with the dew factor, 15 runs more would've been more challenging," said Kohli.

Pakistan vs New Zealand: In quintessential team player Kane Williamson, Kiwis have a leader other sides long for
First Cricket News

Pakistan vs New Zealand: In quintessential team player Kane Williamson, Kiwis have a leader other sides long for

The remarkable aspect about Kane Williamson's leadership is that even before he was given full-time captaincy in 2016 following Brendon McCullum’s retirement, he has projected himself as the team’s go-to man in crisis.

India vs Australia: Keeping Virat Kohli quiet and putting big scores on the board key to hosts' chance in Test series
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Keeping Virat Kohli quiet and putting big scores on the board key to hosts' chance in Test series

The odds are stacked against Australia, but if the batsmen can find a method to churn out the runs, then the bowlers are more than capable of spoiling India's party.

India vs Australia: At 24, Travis Head must grab opportunity to cement middle-order spot for the long term
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: At 24, Travis Head must grab opportunity to cement middle-order spot for the long term

With Smith missing from this line-up, Head should be setting himself to score at least 400 runs in the series and give the middle order the stability they desperately need and cement his place in the side.

England vs Australia: How IPL stint powered Jos Buttler’s transformation in 5-0 demolition of visitors
First Cricket News

England vs Australia: How IPL stint powered Jos Buttler’s transformation in 5-0 demolition of visitors

Jos Buttler pulled off the unlikeliest of escapes just as Australia thought they had avoided an embarrassing whitewash at the hands of their oldest rivals.