Steve Smith

  • New South Wales win Sheffield Shield title 25-03-2014 09:36 AM

    New South Wales won the Sheffield Shield title for the first time since 2007-2008 when skipper Steve Smith and his Western Australian counterpart agreed to end the rain-interrupted domestic first-class final early. Smith's team only needed a draw to claim the Shield for a 46th time, and had a winning...
  • 3rd Test: Clarke hundred leads Australia to 494 for 7 on Day 2 02-03-2014 09:48 PM

    Cape Town: Only the rain could stop Australia captain Michael Clarke on day two of the third Test against South Africa as the tourists reached a commanding 494 for 7 on Sunday. Clarke reached his 27th Test century in the morning, then spent the afternoon converting it into an unbeaten...
  • 1st Test: Shaun Marsh scores ton to put Australia in control on Day 1 vs SA 12-02-2014 10:55 PM

    Late call-up Shaun Marsh scored an unbeaten century in his first Test in two years to lead a middle-order recovery as Australia closed at 297 for four on the first day of the first Test against South Africa on Wednesday. Marsh, who arrived only on Sunday as an emergency replacement...
  • Smith happy to take back seat to rescue-artist Haddin 03-01-2014 02:51 PM

    Sydney: If Steve Smith was at all irritated by spending the press conference after hitting his third Test century on Friday talking almost exclusively about his Australian team-mate Brad Haddin, he hid it very well. Smith's 115 was his second century of the series and helped Australia to finish the...
  • Steve Smith, Brad Haddin give Australia control on Day 1 at SCG 03-01-2014 01:08 PM

    Sydney: Steve Smith's third Test century and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's half-century sparked a strong comeback for Australia after a top order collapse on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket ground on Friday. Smith's near-flawless 115 and a 128-run partnership with Haddin (75) took Australia to...
  • Ashes members Bailey, Smith, Warner released for Big Bash 18-12-2013 07:15 PM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia (CA) will release Ashes team members George Bailey, Steve Smith and David Warner to play in the opening round of the Twenty20 Big Bash League (T20 BBL). The T20 BBL matches will be played across Australia throughout December, January and February and the final is scheduled Feb...
  • Cricket Australia investigates obscene tweet 20-07-2013 10:28 PM

    London: Cricket Australia chiefs were forced to investigate an obscene message on the organisation's official Twitter feed which slammed a controversial decision to give England star Ian Bell not out during the second Test at Lord's on Saturday. Australia thought they had dismissed Bell for just three runs before tea...
  • Smith has last Ashes laugh on England: Press 19-07-2013 09:33 AM

    Sydney: Steve Smith, once the butt of the England team's jokes, had the last laugh as Australia started and finished well in the second Ashes Test, newspapers said on Friday. England, boosted by Ian Bell's third hundred in successive Ashes matches, fought back from an early collapse at Lord's on...
  • Jackson Bird, Steve Smith stake claim for Ashes berth 04-07-2013 07:24 PM

    Sydney: Fast bowler Jackson Bird and all-rounder Steve Smith have staked claim to an Australian berth for the first Ashes Test against Australia starting Wednesday in Nottingham. Bird, claimed 4-4 in 19 balls en route to his 4-38 from 20 overs while Smith made a dazzling 68 not out, during...
  • IPL 6: In-form RCB look to sail past struggling Pune 22-04-2013 06:49 PM

    Bangalore: After registering a facile win over Rajasthan Royals, table-toppers Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to continue their winning streak when they face Pune Warriors in Game 31 of IPL 6 on Tuesday. A confident RCB are on a roll after winning five matches they have played at home this...
  • IPL 6: Aussie-inspired Pune Warriors outclass CSK in big win 15-04-2013 11:25 PM

    Chennai: Clutch innings from two Australian imports at either end of Pune Warriors 20 overs set up a match-winning total of 159 for 5, which was made to appear like a lot more for Chennai Super Kings against a superb catching performance. Aaron Finch took on a strong CSK bowling...
  • We're lucky to be in CLT20 final: Smith 27-10-2012 10:41 AM

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  • Youngsters steal the thunder in the IPL

    Cricket Bytes |  E R Ramachandran
    Young left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem's confidence would have soared sky high when he helped his team Delhi Daredevils skittle Harbhajan Singh's Mumbai Indians for 92,...