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Smith airs concerns over Gabba day-night Test

May 23, 2016: Steven Smith has aired his concerns about playing a pink ball Test at the Gabba, despite the fact the Brisbane match against Pakistan is locked in while Adelaide Oval's fixture remains unresolved due to South African hesitance

Daniel Brettig

West Indies tri-series 2016

Steven Smith hopes Starc can 'scare' batsmen

May 23, 2016: Australia captain Steven Smith has welcomed the return of a fit Mitchell Starc for the upcoming tri-series against South Africa and West Indies

ESPNcricinfo staff

IPL 2016 news

Steven Smith latest Supergiant to bow out of IPL

May 2, 2016: Australia captain Steven Smith became Supergiants' latest casualty when he was ruled out of the rest of the 2016 IPL with a wrist injury

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Rising Pune Supergiants v Gujarat Lions, IPL 2016, Pune

Smith's maiden T20 ton: bunts, punts and knock-out punches

Apr 29, 2016: Steven Smith interspersed an effective tap-and-run routine with creative big shots to direct Rising Pune Supergiants' batting effort against Gujarat Lions

Arun Venugopal in Pune

Rising Pune Supergiants v Gujarat Lions, IPL 2016, Pune

Gujarat Lions win thriller; Steven Smith ton in vain

Apr 29, 2016: Dwayne Smith and Brendon McCullum smashed 72 runs in the Powerplay to set up a thrilling last-ball win for Gujarat Lions over Rising Pune Supergiants

The report by Shashank Kishore

Wisden Cricketers of the Year 2015

Steven Smith

Apr 13, 2016: Wisden Cricketers' Almanack - Cricketer of the year

Daniel Brettig

Wisden 2016

Stokes, Bairstow honoured as Wisden hails England transformation

Apr 13, 2016: England's transformation to a swashbuckling, attacking band of cricketers has been described as "the most uplifting story in international cricket" in the 2016 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which is published this week

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India v Australia, World T20 2016, Group 2, Mohali

'Let ourselves down in middle overs' - Smith

Mar 27, 2016: Steven Smith pointed the finger squarely at Australia's batting through the middle overs, as he has done throughout the tournament, as the key impediment to T20 success

Melinda Farrell in Mohali

Australia v Pakistan, World T20 2016, Group 2, Mohali

Smith exposes gulf in class

Mar 25, 2016: It was normal for Steven Smith but something else for everyone watching, an off-side leg glance that showed just how in control Australia's captain was

Jarrod Kimber in Mohali

Australia v Pakistan, World T20 2016, Group 2, Mohali

Faulkner, Smith knock Pakistan out in high-scorer

Mar 25, 2016: Australia have arrived as a force at the World Twenty20, just in time to wave goodbye to Pakistan, as they completed a 21-run win in Mohali

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Australia v Pakistan, World T20 2016, Group 2, Mohali

'Adaptable' Watson might not open, says Smith

Mar 24, 2016: Watson's IPL and PSL experience makes him the key against Pakistan and India, and if Australia are dreaming of giving him a fairytale ending, Watson himself will have a big part to play

Sidharth Monga

Australia v New Zealand, World T20, Group 2, Dharamsala

Smith urges sensible batting in middle overs

Mar 18, 2016: Australia captain Steven Smith has pulled up his batsmen as the cause for the team's eight-run defeat to New Zealand

Melinda Farrell in Dharamsala

Australia v New Zealand, World T20 2016, Group 2, Dharamsala

Nothing at all is locked in - Smith

Mar 17, 2016: The word most often heard leading into Australia's World T20 campaign is "flexibility", and Steven Smith is sticking to that sort of game plan on the eve of their first game

Melinda Farrell in Dharamsala

World T20 teams: strengths and weaknesses

Watson key to Australia's title hopes

Mar 17, 2016: Their weakened bowling attack could hold them back, so Australia need to plan their batting line-up carefully

Aakash Chopra

2015 Statsguru awards

Williamson and Starc take top honours

Mar 14, 2016: And Pakistan and India emerge as the most dominant teams in Tests

S Rajesh

World T20 2016

Warner's batting position will be flexible - Steven Smith

Mar 12, 2016: Australia captain Steven Smith has hinted that David Warner could have a fluid batting position in the World T20 despite his recent success at No.4

Arun Venugopal in Kolkata

Darren Lehmann on Australia's rise

'Nowhere near where we want to be'

Mar 8, 2016: Darren Lehmann's Australians are not resting on their recent arrival as the No. 1 Test team in the world. Far from it, in fact

Brydon Coverdale

SA v Aus, 1st T20, Durban

Du Plessis wants to follow McCullum's lead at start of year-long acquaintance

Mar 3, 2016: South Africa and Australia will be seeing plenty of each other during the remainder of 2016, but it is hoped that it won't lead to tempers boiling over

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Australia, 1st T20, Durban

Uncertain Australia next target for South Africa

Mar 3, 2016: ESPNcricinfo previews the opening T20 between South Africa and Australia

The Preview by Firdose Moonda

Australia in South Africa 2015-16

Smith, Australia seek World T20 directions

Feb 29, 2016: Steven Smith must quickly sort through pressing questions of selection and strategy as he looks to make Australia challengers at the World T20

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