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Aussies okay at lunch on Day One

Aussies okay at lunch on Day One

Australia went into the last two sessions of the first day’s play in the Pune Test well-placed at 1-84. 23 Feb 2017
Smith & Kohli: The tale of two captains

Smith & Kohli: The tale of two captains

Two outstanding batsmen come together to captain their sides as the four Test series between India and Australia gets underway in Pune today. 23 Feb 2017
Smith ruled out of upcoming tour

Smith ruled out of upcoming tour

Australian captain Steve Smith has been ruled out of the upcoming one-day series tour of New Zealand with an ankle injury. 27 Jan 2017
Warner needs to earn it

Warner needs to earn it

David Warner was a deserving winner of the Allan Border medal last night. 24 Jan 2017
Lynn named for ODI debut against Pakistan

Lynn named for ODI debut against Pakistan

Australia captain Steve Smith confirms Chris Lynn & Billy Stanlake will make their respective ODI debuts against Pakistan at the Gabba tomorrow. 12 Jan 2017
India: sorcerers and apprentices

India: sorcerers and apprentices

The Aussie tyros Matt Renshaw, Peter Handscomb and now Hilton Cartwright have given Steve Smith’s team that glow of hope it needed before what is going to be a gruelling tour of India. 5 Jan 2017
Aussies in control as Renshaw chases 200

Aussies in control as Renshaw chases 200

Australia sits on 3-365 heading into day two of the Third Test at the SCG with Matt Renshaw chasing a maiden Test double-century against Pakistan. 4 Jan 2017
Wade needs runs against Pakistan

Wade needs runs against Pakistan

Matthew Wade is under pressure to hold his place in the Australian Test side after scoring just 21 runs from his past four appearances. 3 Jan 2017
Lyon out, O'Keefe in?

Lyon out, O'Keefe in?

Nathan Lyon is expected to be cut for the third Test in Sydney with Steve O’Keefe set to be named for the series finale against Pakistan. 30 Dec 2016
Smith leads Aussie fightback

Smith leads Aussie fightback

Players have been forced from the field just before tea on day four as Australia leads Pakistan by 22 runs at the MCG. 29 Dec 2016
Mitch Marsh in selectors' sights?

Mitch Marsh in selectors' sights?

After the close call of the first Test, Australian captain Steve Smith is talking about what had been considered a losing proposition as Australia has attempted to build a top six: the return of the all-rounder. Specifically, the return of Mitch Marsh. 20 Dec 2016
Smith praises Starc as Aussies claim opening Test

Smith praises Starc as Aussies claim opening Test

Steve Smith says he is “very” relieved to have claimed a hard-fought victory over Pakistan in the opening Test at the Gabba on Monday. 19 Dec 2016
Time for separation of the powers

Time for separation of the powers

The game of Test cricket has so much the shorter games cannot possibly have. It’s time the long and short games were separated. Test cricket needs to stand alone. 19 Dec 2016
Australia sneak home against Pakistan

Australia sneak home against Pakistan

Australia has claimed a nail-biting win at the Gabba with Pakistan falling 39 runs short of victory. 19 Dec 2016
Smith laments dropped catches

Smith laments dropped catches

Steve Smith’s two bombed slips catches, among other plays on Day four against Pakistan, copped the wrath of Australian coaches. 19 Dec 2016
Uproar over 'not pregnant' clause

Uproar over 'not pregnant' clause

The Australian Cricketers Association has taken aim at Cricket Australia in relation to how female players are currently treated. 15 Dec 2016
Lyon could miss opening Test

Lyon could miss opening Test

Steve Smith says Nathan Lyon is in danger of being omitted from Thursday’s opening Test against Pakistan. 14 Dec 2016
Australian v Pakistan Test squad revealed

Australian v Pakistan Test squad revealed

Australia has named an unchanged squad for the opening Test against Pakistan at the Gabba. 8 Dec 2016
Why Smith is, and should remain, captain

Why Smith is, and should remain, captain

Steve Smith is, and always has been, the man to lead Australia. Yesterday’s ODI match against New Zealand was as good an argument as we’ll get as to why. 5 Dec 2016
Aussies to host Ashes day-night Test

Aussies to host Ashes day-night Test

Australia is set to host the first day-night Ashes Test next summer after England agreed to the move. 1 Dec 2016
Smith names three debutants for final Test

Smith names three debutants for final Test

Australia has named three debutants for Thursday’s day-night Test against South Africa in Adelaide. 23 Nov 2016