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India picks up early wickets as Australia opt to bat first 

Brisbane: Indian bowlers strike early and picked up three Australian wickets in the final Test match of the series here on Friday.

Steve Smith tries to 'remove' Pant's batting guard, Virender Sehwag slams him with funny tweet

Sydney: A video has surfaced on social media where Australian star batsman Steve SMith could be seen  supposedly trying to remove the batting guard of Rishabh Pant during his innings.

Steve Smith's gutsy 131 helps Australia post 338 against India in first innings

Sydney: Steve Smith played yet another heroic innings of 131 runs which helped Australia post 338 runs in the first innings of the third Test match against India here on Friday.

Second ODI: Steve Smith's ton power Australia to 389/4 against India

Sydney/UNI: Steve Smith struck his second successive hundred (104 off 64 balls) of the series and powered Australia to a mammoth total of 389/4 against India in the second ODI of three-match series, at the Sydney Cricket Ground, here on Sunday.

Aaron Finch, Steve Smith tons propel Australia to 374/6 against India

Sydney/UNI: Riding on brilliant centuries by captain Aaron Finch and Steve Smith, Australia posted a mammoth total of 374/6 against India in the first ODI of three match series, at the Sydney Cricket Ground, here on Friday.

Australian batting star Steve Smith won't have issues with short-pitch bowling: Andrew McDonald

Sydney/UNI: Australia's assistant coach Andrew McDonald on Sunday said that batsman Steve Smith will have no issues if the Indian bowlers try to attack him with short-pitch bowling in the upcoming limited-overs and Test series.

Australian batsman Steve Smith dares India's pacers to 'bring on short bowling'

Melbourne/UNI: Australian batsman Steven Smith has challenged India's pace attack to bring on the short bowling during much-anticipated Border-Gavaskar Test series, saying that he has faced a lot of it in his life.

Rajasthan Royals skipper Steven Smith fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate against Mumbai Indians clash

Abu Dhabi/UNI: Rajasthan Royals Captain Steven Smith has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Mumbai Indians.

IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals beat CSK by 16 runs

Sharjah/UNI: Faf du Plessis's fighting half-century (72 off 37) went in vain as Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by 16 runs in the 4th match of IPL 2020 , here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

Steve Smith back as top-ranked Test batsman

Dubai/IBNS: Australia’s Steve Smith is back on top of the list of batsmen in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after India captain Virat Kohli could manage only 21 runs in his two innings in the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington, which his side lost by 10 wickets to concede a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma consolidate positions, Dhawan moves up

Dubai/IBNS: Indian captain Virat Kohli and opener Rohit Sharma have strengthened their grip on the top two positions while left-hander Shikhar Dhawan has advanced in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after notable performances against Australia.

Steve Smith smashes 131 as Australia post 286/9 against India in third ODI

Bengaluru/IBNS: Steve Smith continued his strong run with the bat and smashed 131 runs as Australia posted 286 runs for the loss of nine wickets against India in the crucial third ODI match of the tournament here on Sunday.

2nd ODI: India beat Australia by 36 runs, level series 1-1

Rajkot/UNI: India produced a clinical all-round performance to beat Australia by 36 runs in the second ODI, leveling the three match series 1-1 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium, here on Friday.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli once again back at the top in Test rankings

Dubai/IBNS: Indian skipper Virat Kohli is back at the top of the batsmen’s list in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings as Australia’s Steve Smith slipped behind the India captain in the latest update carried out on Wednesday.

Australia take full points in series against Pakistan

Dubai/IBNS: Australia have moved to a total of 176 points and are in second position in the ICC World Test Championship table after grabbing a full 120 points against Pakistan with a 2-0 series win.