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Australia v New Zealand, final, Melbourne

Ponting endorses Smith as next ODI captain

Mar 29, 2015: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting believes there is "no doubt at all" that Steven Smith should take over from Michael Clarke as the team's next ODI leader

Gaurav Kalra

Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne

Australia's youth and their warning to the world

Mar 29, 2015: The display of a young and hungry pace attack and Steven Smith's steel won the World Cup final and there were signs that this group can go on to dominate ODIs for the next five years

Daniel Brettig at the MCG

Aus v India, 2nd semi-final, SCG

How do you stop Smith? After he scores a hundred

Mar 26, 2015: It is a question that has mystified teams of late, but herewith the answer finally

Andy Zaltzman at the SCG

Australia v India, World Cup 2015, 2nd semi-final, Sydney

Steven Smith strays down leg

Mar 24, 2015: Taking guard outside his leg stump has helped return Steven Smith to the form he has displayed earlier in the summer

Daniel Brettig in Sydney

Aus v Pak, 3rd QF, Adelaide

Smith steers Australia through taste of own medicine

Mar 20, 2015:

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

Australia v Pakistan, World Cup 2015, 3rd quarter-final, Adelaide

Smith, Hazlewood book semi-final berth

Mar 20, 2015: Wahab Riaz delivered one of the most fearsome spells in World Cup history but Australia, helped by some shoddy Pakistan fielding, weathered the storm and set up a semi-final showdown with India

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

World Cup 2015: Australia

Warner backs Australia's balance

Mar 12, 2015: Australia opener David Warner said he was pleased with his team's balance despite them having altered with the line-up throughout the tournament

Brydon Coverdale

Aus v SL, Group A, Sydney

Clarke shrugs off latest selection issue

Mar 8, 2015: Australia's captain Michael Clarke hinted at some confusion within the team over Shane Watson's omission and rapid recall from the World Cup team across games against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka

Daniel Brettig at the SCG

Australia v Afghanistan, Group A, Perth

Highest World Cup total, highest Australian partnership

Mar 4, 2015: Stats highlights from the match in Perth, where Australia blasted their way to the highest ever World Cup total, against Afghanistan

Shiva Jayaraman

Australia news

Captain runs the team - Smith

Feb 22, 2015: Steven Smith has deflected Shane Warne's criticism of Darren Lehmann, saying that the national captain is in control of the team and denying that Lehmann had orchestrated a final day declaration during the Boxing Day Test against India

Daniel Brettig

Clarke should relinquish ODI captaincy after the World Cup

Feb 11, 2015: It will let him give his best as his Test career winds down and allow Steven Smith to settle into the leadership role in the long run

Ricky Ponting

World Cup 2015

Penny drops for Maxwell

Feb 8, 2015: Glenn Maxwell said that watching Steven Smith's game and approach to batting has helped him grow his repertoire and structure his innings better

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Clarke would play under captain Smith

Feb 2, 2015: Michael Clarke has said he would be prepared to play on under Steven Smith's captaincy if the selectors decided to hand the job to Smith on a full-time basis

ESPNcricinfo staff

Allan Border Medal 2015

Smith dominates Border Medal night

Jan 27, 2015: Steven Smith dominated the Allan Border Medal night, taking Australian cricket's most prestigious award by an enormous margin

Daniel Brettig

Australia v England, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Hobart

Smith ton leads Australia to final

Jan 23, 2015: Before this game, Steven Smith had captained Australia in three matches. They had lost none of them, and he had scored a century in each. Now he has captained Australia in four matches. They have still lost none of them, and he has still scored a century

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia v India, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Melbourne

Bailey suspended for slow over-rate

Jan 18, 2015: Steven Smith will likely be called on to captain Australia in their next ODI against England in Hobart on Friday, with George Bailey suspended due to Australia's slow over-rate against India

Brydon Coverdale

ICC news

Sangakkara returns to top of Test rankings

Jan 11, 2015: Kumar Sangakkara has reclaimed the top position in the ICC Test Players Rankings, following the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington, which the hosts won by 193 runs

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v India, 4th Test, Sydney, 4th day

Australia race to 348-run lead

Jan 9, 2015: On the fourth afternoon at the SCG, Australia rollicked along at better than a run a ball in their second innings, hoping to beat India and the weather.

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia v India, 4th Test, Sydney, 3rd day

Steven Smith's most difficult day

Jan 8, 2015: Steven Smith had a tough day as captain in Brisbane too, but there he maintained an outward calm at least; today, as Virat Kohli and KL Rahul gathered their runs, he was harried and did not handle things at optimum levels

Daniel Brettig at the SCG

Australia v India, 4th Test, Sydney, 3rd day

Spidercam in focus after Steven Smith's drop

Jan 8, 2015: Australia captain Steven Smith appeared to complain that the Spidercam used by host broadcaster Channel Nine interfered with his line of sight when he dropped a straightforward catch on day three

Daniel Brettig at the SCG
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