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England v Australia, 5th ODI, Old Trafford

Australia must find a way to stop one-day rot

Jun 24, 2018: The defending World Cup champions have a mountain to climb over the next year and even the return of key names is no guarantee they will turn things around

Melinda Farrell at Old Trafford

Australia news

Chappell: Expect Smith, Warner to walk straight back in for World Cup

Jun 23, 2018: Ian Chappell dissects Australia's recent form in recent ODI matches but remains confident that a full-strength team will be "hard to beat"

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Canada T20 League

How much could Smith, Warner and Gayle earn at Global T20 Canada?

Jun 8, 2018: FAQs: Who owns this league? Is it sanctioned by the ICC? Why are some really big players taking part?

Nagraj Gollapudi

Canada news

Steven Smith named as marquee player for Canada T20 tournament

May 24, 2018: It would mark Smith's first cricket since the ball-tampering controversy in Cape Town which led to him being stripped of the captaincy and suspended for 12 months

Peter Della Penna

Ball-tampering scandal

Infamy, redemption entwine for Smith and Warner

May 21, 2018: Even as a reckoning awaits CA and the Australian team on the culture front, public opinion of the banned players have already softened

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

'They're bloody good human beings and I love them dearly'

May 6, 2018: Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann is often in touch with Smith, Warner and Bancroft, while former captain Mark Taylor says Smith could prove to be a better captain if given a second chance

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Australia news

'I have come to terms with everything' - Smith

May 4, 2018: Steven Smith is back in Australia and feels it is "time to get back into it"

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Australia news

Paine promises to cut Australia's sledging

Apr 19, 2018: Australia's new Test captain said that talk of changing the team's on-field approach had started when Steven Smith was still in charge

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County news

Surrey open to Warner, Smith county deals

Apr 18, 2018: Surrey coach Michael Di Venuto said it would be "mad" not to consider either of the pair if the ECB allowed such a move

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Ball-tampering scandal

Steven Smith and Cameron Bancroft accept ball-tampering sanctions

Apr 4, 2018: Both players will not challenge the punishments imposed by Cricket Australia - Smith banned for 12 months, and Bancroft for nine, from international and domestic cricket

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Ball-tampering scandal

Smith, Warner to push for domestic clearance

Apr 1, 2018: The former leaders and Cameron Bancroft continue to deliberate on whether or not to take up the option of formal hearings under the board's code of conduct

Daniel Brettig

Cricket Australia and the ICC have to take some blame for poor player behaviour

Apr 1, 2018: They have consistently failed to halt the slide in on-field behaviour that has increasingly undermined the game's image

Ian Chappell

Ball-tampering scandal

Mailey to Murray Mints: Seven ball-tampering confessions from the past

Mar 30, 2018: The punishment meted out to David Warner, Cameron Bancroft and Steven Smith is the most severe in cricket's history with ball tampering. Here are seven other confessions from the past

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Australia in South Africa 2017-18

Smith 'a good guy caught in a bad place' - du Plessis

Mar 29, 2018: South Africa's captain has expressed sympathy for Steven Smith, but was less charitable to David Warner, whom he hoped would 'reflect and see if he can change the way he has played the game'

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

DEVASTATING! - Michael Clarke

Mar 29, 2018: An emotional Steven Smith press conference ended with the Australian captain in tears, saying that he was truly sorry for ball-tampering

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Ball-tampering scandal

Broken Smith takes weight of blame

Mar 29, 2018: A distraught Steven Smith has apologised for the ball-tampering scandal, while breaking down in tears repeatedly during his appearance in front of media soon after his return to Sydney on Thursday

Daniel Brettig

This is another wake-up call for cricket

Mar 29, 2018: The death of Phillip Hughes brought sobering realisations to the game; it is time we all look within again

Mark Nicholas

Ball-tampering scandal

Reverse swing: cricket's ball-tampering problem in plain sight

Mar 28, 2018: Everyone knows about the methods used by players to make the ball reverse, but few in power have chosen to take issue with it - until now

Jarrod Kimber

Australia in South Africa 2017-18

Sutherland: Sanctions for 'causing damage to the game', not tampering

Mar 28, 2018: Following the announcement of sanctions, Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland answered questions about Darren Lehmann's role, David Warner's future, and the Australian team culture

Daniel Brettig in Johannesburg

Ball-tampering scandal

CA says sandpaper was used to tamper, not sticky tape as Bancroft claimed

Mar 28, 2018: The board issued a detailed statement of the punishment handed out to Steven Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft for ball tampering

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