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Smith garners highest career-rating points in latest ICC rankings

Feb 26, 2017: Steven Smith's new tally of 939 rating points puts him at sixth in the all-time list of highest points, behind Don Bradman, Len Hutton, Jack Hobbs, Ricky Ponting and Peter May

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune

O'Keefe's second-day spell was exceptional - Lehmann

Feb 26, 2017: While Lehmann lauded O'Keefe, who had returns of 6 for 35 in both innings, he was also fulsome in his praise for Nathan Lyon

Brydon Coverdale

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune

The rabble that won

Feb 25, 2017: It was 4502 days since Australia won a Test in India. Few gave them a chance to do it this time. They responded in style

Melinda Farrell in Pune

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune, 3rd day

Smith lauds O'Keefe, batsmen for adapting to 'driest surface'

Feb 25, 2017: Australia's win in Pune was so special, captain Steven Smith knew to a day how long it had been since they won a Test in India

Brydon Coverdale

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune, 3rd day

O'Keefe, Smith set up famous Australia victory

Feb 25, 2017: Steve O'Keefe took 12 wickets and Steven Smith scored a remarkable century as Australia completed a 333-run win over India in the first Test in Pune

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune, 2nd day

O'Keefe and Smith put Australia in dominant position

Feb 24, 2017: Steve O'Keefe and Steven Smith put Australia in a powerful position at stumps on day two against India in Pune

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Statsguru awards

That man Kohli again

Feb 24, 2017: India's captain dominated the game in 2016 on a number of parameters

S Rajesh

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune

'I think pitch will take spin from ball one' - Smith

Feb 22, 2017: Steven Smith's Australia are mulling playing three spinners on an "incredibly dry" Pune track

Sidharth Monga in Pune

India v Australia, 1st Test, Pune

Smith v Jadeja: an intriguing battle looms

Feb 22, 2017: Both Steven Smith and Ravindra Jadeja had tried the wrong discipline in international cricket, and had been ridiculed for it. They are at the peak of their careers now. Who will come up on top this series?

Sidharth Monga in Pune

Smith stands tall at the tail of Australia's odd summer of cricket

Feb 22, 2017: Amid questions over the domestic schedule and a rut for the national team, their captain inspired Australia to turn things around - but bigger tests lie ahead

Mark Nicholas

Australia face three selection questions

Feb 19, 2017: Who should open - Renshaw or Shaun Marsh? Should Glenn Maxwell be picked? And what about Matthew Wade?

Ian Chappell

India A v Australians, tour match, Mumbai, 1st day

Smith, Shaun Marsh dominate with tons in warm-up

Feb 17, 2017: Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh began Australia's tour of India with brisk centuries on the first day of their warm-up game against India A in Mumbai

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia news

Smith, Lanning intervened in pay talks

Feb 15, 2017: Australia's captains Steven Smith and Meg Lanning jointly contacted Cricket Australia to ask that the board respect the Australian Cricketers Association as the players' collective bargaining agent

Daniel Brettig

Australia in India 2016-17

Smith dreams of unexpected India triumph

Feb 14, 2017: Australia's poor recent record in Asia and the hosts' dominant form make the upcoming tour of India one of the toughest he is likely to face as captain, but Steven Smith prefers to look at the satisfaction to be derived if his team can pull off an unexpec

Daniel Brettig

Australia in New Zealand 2016-17

Wade to captain Australia, Smith injured

Jan 27, 2017: Steven Smith has been ruled out of Australia's tour of New Zealand due to an ankle injury, with Matthew Wade set to act as stand-in captain

Daniel Brettig

'To succeed in India, you've got to forget what you do in Australia'

Jan 24, 2017: Steven Smith talks about the challenges that an India tour presents, lessons from Sri Lanka, and how the side's senior players need to step up

Interview by Daniel Brettig

Australia in India 2017

Smith challenges Warner to go big in India

Jan 23, 2017: David Warner has not scored an overseas Test century for more than two years and Steven Smith wants his deputy to "do a Karun Nair" and make monumental scores

Daniel Brettig

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
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