Steven Smith

  • South Africa vs Australia, 3rd Test, Day 2: as it happened 02-03-2014 01:57 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 round-up: David Warner thumped a run-a-ball century as Australia dominated the opening day of the third and final Test against South Africa, piling up 331 for three at Newlands on Saturday. The wicket was flat and the...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 2 13-02-2014 01:24 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day-1 Roundup: Shaun Marsh marked his return to Test cricket with a fighting century as Australia overcame a poor start on the first day at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. Australia were 297 for 4 at the close. They were...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, Perth Test, Day 2 14-12-2013 08:30 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: Steven Smith posted his first hundred on home soil to help Australia recover from another stuttering top-order performance and reach 326 for 6 at stumps on Friday on day one of the third Ashes Test. After...
  • Steve Smith savours career defining Ashes ton 13-12-2013 08:37 PM

    Perth: A crucial unbeaten century on the opening day of the third Ashes Test against England at the WACA Ground in Perth was a career highlight for young Australian batsman Steve Smith. Smith, 24, went into the match under some pressure to perform with the bat, having scored just 60...
  • 3rd Ashes Test: Smith's 103 helps Australia recover to 326 for 6 13-12-2013 04:03 PM

    Perth: Steven Smith posted his first hundred on home soil to help Australia recover from another stuttering top-order performance and reach 326 for 6 at stumps Friday on day one of the third Ashes Test. After winning the toss and batting for the third consecutive Test, Australia slumped to 143...
  • The Ashes, 5th Test Day 3: As it happened 23-08-2013 03:08 PM

    Click here for live updates from the Oval England innings: End of over 116: England reached 247 for 4 at stumps on day three, with Ian Bell (29*) and Chris Woakes (15*) still at the wicket. Mitchell Starc took two wickets for the visitors while Ryan Harris and Nathan Lyon...
  • Steven Smith relieved after maiden Test ton 23-08-2013 11:00 AM

    London: Steven Smith's maiden Test hundred ensured Australia maintained their grip on the Ashes finale at The Oval on Thursday. Smith's 138 not out powered Australia to an imposing first innings total of 492 for 9 declared on the second day as they sought a consolation win after England had...
  • Smith's maiden ton powers Australia to big score 23-08-2013 12:03 AM

    London: England reached 32 for 0...
  • Shane Watson's big ton gives Australia command 21-08-2013 10:50 PM

    London: Shane Watson hit his first century in 25 Tests to help Australia move to 307 for 4 at stumps Wednesday on the first day of the fifth and final Ashes Test against England. Under pressure following his poor form all series with the bat, Watson smashed 25 fours and...
  • England vs Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, day 2: As it happened 02-08-2013 02:57 PM

    For live updates from the match, CLICK HERE. England innings: End of day 2 - England 52 for 2: The second day of the third Ashes Test also belonged to Australia except the five-wicket-haul for Graeme Swann. England made a slow start in reply to Australia's massive total. Peter Siddle...
  • 3rd Test: Clarke's ton drags Australia back into Ashes series 01-08-2013 11:07 PM

    Manchester: Michael Clarke dragged Australia back into the Ashes series by hitting his 24th Test century against a lackluster England on Thursday, taking the spotlight away from more umpiring controversy on the opening day of the third Test. The captain became the first Australian to make three figures this series...
  • 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...
  • Bell hits ton before Australia's late comeback 18-07-2013 11:25 PM

    London: Ian Bell's third century in consecutive Ashes Tests led an England recovery on day one of the second Test against Australia at Lord's on Thursday, as the home side reached 289 for 7 at stumps. Bell came to the crease with his team in deep trouble on 28 for...
  • 1st Test: Anderson, Finn put England slightly ahead on day one 10-07-2013 11:11 PM

    Nottingham: A breathless opening day to the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge saw Australia reach 75 for 4 at stumps on Wednesday, trailing England by 140 runs. In an electrifying evening session, the hosts were dismissed for 215, with Peter Siddle claiming 5 for 50, only for England to...
  • IPL 6: Pune chase winning run against struggling Hyderabad 16-04-2013 04:07 PM

    Pune: What looked to be the two weakest IPL teams after their standings in the last season - bottom and second from bottom - Pune Warriors and Sunrisers Hyderabad clash at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium in game one of Tuesday's double-header seeking to outdo the each other. Pune are...
  • Cricketainment: Chennai were 15 runs short 14-04-2012 11:54 PM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review Pune Warriors India's last-over win over defending champions Chennai Super Kings in IPL 5 on Saturday. ...
  • IPL 5, Match 16: as it happened 14-04-2012 06:54 PM

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  • Cricketainment: 'Pitch and crowd helped PWI' 09-04-2012 12:03 AM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review Pune Warriors India's 22-run win against Kings XI Punjab. ...
  • Sourav Ganguly cautious despite big win 06-04-2012 08:37 PM

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