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Australia's versatile squad throws up plenty of choices

Jan 22, 2017: On the forthcoming tour of India, selectors will have to solve the No. 6 riddle, get the batting order right, and strike a good balance between pace and spin

Ian Chappell

Australia v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Perth

Australia cruise to victory on Smith ton

Jan 19, 2017: Steven Smith's eighth ODI century helped Australia to a comfortable seven-wicket win over Pakistan in the third match at the WACA

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

ODI batting nominees

Big chases? Too easy

Jan 11, 2017: One-day batting just got bigger and better in 2016, as our shortlist of the best performances of the year shows

Nikhil Kalro

Australia v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Sydney, 5th day

Australia still have unanswered questions

Jan 7, 2017: In the midst of beer and smiles, bigger challenges await this Australian side, who still have some gaps to plug in their side ahead of their tour of India

Brydon Coverdale at the SCG

Australia v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Sydney

Steven Smith's extraordinary 50

Jan 2, 2017: First picked as a legspinner, Steven Smith has achieved phenomenal things with the bat in his second coming as a Test cricketer. More than six years after his debut, he is set to play his 50th Test, with a remarkable batting average of 60.63

Brydon Coverdale in Sydney

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 5th day

'Phenomenal the way we turned things around' - Smith

Dec 30, 2016: Steven Smith has come out in praise of his team, particularly Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Starc, who pulled off an unlikely victory on the final day at the MCG

Brydon Coverdale at the MCG

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 5th day

Starc and Lyon snatch unlikely win

Dec 30, 2016: No fewer than 141 overs were lost to rain but Australia, led by their captain Steven Smith, secured a dramatic Test and series victory with the last hour to spare at the MCG

The Report by Daniel Brettig at the MCG

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 4th day

Lyon hasn't bowled 'at his best' - Smith

Dec 29, 2016: Australia's captain Steven Smith has declined to name Nathan Lyon a certain starter for the Sydney Test, declaring that Australia needed greater consistency from the offspinner

Brydon Coverdale at the MCG

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 4th day

Smith's affair with the Boxing Day Test

Dec 29, 2016: Stats highlights from a rain-curtailed fourth day in Melbourne

Bharath Seervi

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 4th day

Smith hits ton, Australia take lead, rain comes down

Dec 29, 2016: Peter Handscomb scored his third score of fifty-plus in as many Tests, before Steven Smith hit a hundred to help Australia take the lead against Pakistan on day four

The Report by Daniel Brettig at the MCG

Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Melbourne

Australia look to quell the fuss after Gabba

Dec 25, 2016: Even though much of the attention from the Gabba Test was on Australia's struggles in the face of a defiant Pakistan chase, Steven Smith was pleased that his side managed to seal the match, claiming their fifth win across two formats

Melinda Farrell in Melbourne

Australia v Pakistan, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day

Confusion between Smith and umpires led to extra time

Dec 19, 2016: Ian Gould and Richard Illingworth thought Australia wanted to bowl Pakistan out on the fourth day based on an earlier conversation they had with Steven Smith

Brydon Coverdale at the Gabba

Australia news

Australia player pay talks break down

Dec 19, 2016: Scheduled pay meetings between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers Association have broken down

Daniel Brettig

Australia v Pakistan, 1st Test, Brisbane, 1st day

The evolutions of Smith, Handscomb and Renshaw

Dec 15, 2016: Australia's top performers at the Gabba against Pakistan have changed, in varying degrees, from the players they had once been

Brydon Coverdale in Brisbane

Australia v Pakistan, 1st Test, Brisbane, 1st day

Smith the sixth-quickest to 16 Test tons

Dec 15, 2016: Statistical highlights from the first day's play of the day-night Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Gabba

Bharath Seervi

Why Kohli is a better leader than Smith

Dec 11, 2016: Both have been successful batsman-captains, but where they differ is in the handling of their spinners

Ian Chappell

Australia v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Sydney

Head took his opportunity - Smith

Dec 4, 2016: Steven Smith, Australia's captain, praised Travis Head for taking his opportunity at No. 6 in Australia's 68-run victory over New Zealand in the first match of the Chappell-Hadlee series

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Sydney

Smith's 164 sets up big Australia win

Dec 4, 2016: Steven Smith's highest ODI score helped Australia secure a 68-run win over New Zealand at the SCG

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 4th day

New players free of scars - Smith

Nov 27, 2016: Following his side's seven-wicket win over South Africa in Adelaide, Steven Smith acknowledged contributions from the new players in the team

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

This is Steve Smith's team

Nov 23, 2016: The three newcomers and Matthew Wade will inject freshness and fight into the Australian side looking to save face in Adelaide

Brad Haddin
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