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West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Roseau

Smith to bat 3, Marsh to open

Jun 2, 2015: Steven Smith has been anointed Australia's new Test match No. 3, Shaun Marsh appears to be the choice as stand-in opening batsman, and one of Fawad Ahmed or Adam Voges will debut in the first Test against the West Indies in Dominica on Wednesday

Daniel Brettig in Roseau

Rajasthan Royals v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2015, Bangalore

Quitting captaincy gave Watson freedom - Dravid

May 17, 2015: Rahul Dravid, the Rajasthan Royals mentor, has said that Shane Watson's move to hand over the franchise's captaincy to Steven Smith has given him more freedom to perform his all-round duties

ESPNcricinfo staff

'No doubt in my mind that Steve will be the next captain'

Apr 29, 2015: Shane Watson and Steven Smith talk about winning the World Cup at the MCG, what lies ahead for Australia, and Rajasthan Royals' chances in the IPL this season

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

Australia news

England won't come close to us in Ashes - Smith

Apr 28, 2015: Steven Smith and Shane Watson are convinced Australia are on course to retain the Ashes in England later in the summer

Gaurav Kalra

Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2015, Ahmedabad

Serene Smith guides Royals to third straight win

Apr 14, 2015: A perfectly paced unbeaten 79 from Steven Smith anchored a chase of 165 and steered Rajasthan Royals to a seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

World Cup 2015 Review

Best innings of the tournament - Guptill, Smith, Shenwari

Mar 30, 2015: Among the many glittering innings in the 2015 World Cup, five stood out

Karthik Krishnaswamy

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
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