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Smith: "We have the momentum"

Smith: "We have the momentum"

Australian captain Steve Smith says the momentum is with his side after drawing with India to send the series to a deciding Test. 21 Mar 2017
India claws back: Day Four report

India claws back: Day Four report

The start of the day saw Australia looking to wrap up the last four wickets of India’s first innings. By tea there was even a bit of drizzle in the air and the overhead dullness must have been soaking into the Australians who hadn’t been able to take a single wicket in two sessions. 20 Mar 2017
No surrender, Captain Smith

No surrender, Captain Smith

Steve Smith played another superb innings for Australia to lead his team to a substantial first innings total of 451 in the Ranchi Test. 18 Mar 2017
Smith and Maxwell lead Aussie charge

Smith and Maxwell lead Aussie charge

Steve Smith had done exactly what his side had wanted at the start of the Test, he’d won the toss and decided to bat. 17 Mar 2017
Australia and India told to put on a showpiece Test

Australia and India told to put on a showpiece Test

The JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi has never held a Test match before...but internationally, it is probably best known as the home of former Indian captain MS Dhoni. 15 Mar 2017
Why is batting so hard in India?

Why is batting so hard in India?

After watching the Australian top order scorch scoreboards at home, our batsmen are yet again dragged down by subcontinental gravity. How come? 15 Mar 2017
Clarke slams Smith's DRS "brain fade"

Clarke slams Smith's DRS "brain fade"

Former Australian captain Michael Clarke is concerned Australia are using DRS incorrectly after Steve Smith and Peter Handscomb controversially appeared to look to the dressing room during the second Test against India. 8 Mar 2017
Smith admits to DRS "brain fade"

Smith admits to DRS "brain fade"

India managed to fight back having been dismissed for 189 in their first innings but not before the result tipped towards one team and then the other on several occasions. 8 Mar 2017
Can India really bounce back?

Can India really bounce back?

The 333 run win by Australia in the First Test of the four match series in Pune last week has brought added interest to the Second Test in Bangalore. 4 Mar 2017
Renshaw laughs off 'code brown'

Renshaw laughs off 'code brown'

Matt Renshaw has detailed the circumstances surrounding his infamous dash to the toilet on Day One of the Test against India. 24 Feb 2017
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