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Winning Ashes in England and Test series in India are two big mountains to climb: Steve Smith

The 31-year-old had scored three centuries during the four-Test series in India in 2017 but Australia still ended up losing 1-2 and a Test win against Virat Kohli and his men ranks high in his list.

published on : 5th August 2020

I think Tim Paine is doing a wonderful job as captain: Adam Gilchrist

Paine had an unforgettable tour of England although the Kangaroos retained the urn. The wicket-keeper batsman smashed a single fifty from ten innings.

published on : 7th November 2019

Australia captain Steve Smith praises bold selectors after Ashes win

Australian captain Steve Smith has paid tribute to some bold selections after his team regained the Ashes in Perth on Monday.

published on : 18th December 2017

Australia claim Ashes as Steve Smith seeks whitewash

Steve Smith praised his exceptional team as Australia reclaimed the Ashes with an innings win over England in the third Test.

published on : 18th December 2017

Five talking points from England's Ashes loss

Australia regained the Ashes with a thumping innings victory over England in Perth on Monday earning the hosts an unassailable 3-0 series lead.

published on : 18th December 2017

Lunch called early in rain-hit third Ashes Test at Perth

Showers and overnight water damage to the pitch prevented any play in the first session, raising England's hopes of remaining alive in the series.

published on : 18th December 2017

Ashes series third test: Steve Smith leaves Ashes rivals and teammates in awe

Rivals and team-mates alike were left in awe of Steve Smith after the world's top-ranked Test batsman hit new heights in the third Ashes match against England at the WACA Ground on Saturday.

published on : 16th December 2017

Australian captain Steve Smith reaches double century in third Ashes Test

Australian captain Steve Smith's incredible year continued as he notched his second Test double century on the third day of the third Ashes Test against England at the WACA Ground on Saturday.

published on : 16th December 2017

In cricket's Ashes, can England tick without Ben Stokes?

There has been speculation that England all-rounder Ben Stokes could return in time for the third of a five-Test series.

published on : 21st November 2017

James Anderson replaces Ben Stokes as England vice-captain for Ashes series

Anderson, 35, was promoted as understudy to captain Joe Root ahead of fellow paceman Stuart Broad and ex-skipper Alastair Cook.

published on : 10th November 2017