Steve Smith

Have to do a lot to earn back trust: Steve Smith

Have to do a lot to earn back trust: Steve Smith

The batsman is serving a one-year ban for his role in the scandal that also led to suspensions on vice-captain David Warner and opener Cameron Bancroft. 

May 04, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
Justin Langer appointed as head coach of Australian cricket team

Justin Langer appointed as head coach of Australian cricket team

Justin Langer will replace Darren Lehmann who had stepped down after the infamous ball-tampering incident in South Africa.

May 03, 2018, 08:12 AM IST
Australia in no hurry to appoint coach, team leadership

Australia in no hurry to appoint coach, team leadership

CA are looking for a new coach for the men`s team after Darren Lehmann stepped down in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, while captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner were both suspended for 12 months.

Apr 20, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Michael Clarke offers to come out of retirement, play for free for Australia after ball scandal

Michael Clarke offers to come out of retirement, play for free for Australia after ball scandal

Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner were stripped of their leadership roles and banned from the sport for one year after a plot to alter the ball`s condition during the third Test in March.

Apr 08, 2018, 07:01 AM IST
David Warner accepts 12-month ban over ball-tampering

David Warner accepts 12-month ban over ball-tampering

The former vice-captain took to Twitter and said he has informed Cricket Australia that he has taken full responsibility for his role in the ball-tampering scandal.

Apr 05, 2018, 12:35 PM IST
I sympathise with Steve Smith, he is not a cheat: Sourav Ganguly

I sympathise with Steve Smith, he is not a cheat: Sourav Ganguly

Former India skipper Saurav Ganguly on Wednesday backed Steve Smith, saying he sympathised with the former Australian captain and believed that whatever happened in the Cape Town Test was not cheating.

Apr 04, 2018, 22:37 PM IST
Cameron Bancroft joins Steve Smith, not to contest ban

Cameron Bancroft joins Steve Smith, not to contest ban

Cricket Australia last week suspended Smith and David Warner from all international and domestic cricket for a year, while Bancroft was suspended for nine months over the incident during the third Test in South Africa.

Apr 04, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
Steve Smith confirms he will not appeal Cricket Australia's ban

Steve Smith confirms he will not appeal Cricket Australia's ban

Smith, who can also not lead the side for another 12 months after his ban elapses, took to scial media to announce his sdecision to not contest the ban. 

Apr 04, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Australian Cricketers Association wants Steve Smith, David Warner bans reduced

Australian Cricketers Association wants Steve Smith, David Warner bans reduced

All three players - Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, have until Thursday to inform Cricket Australia whether they accept their punishment or will opt for a hearing, as is their right.

Apr 03, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
IPL 2018: South Africa's Heinrich Klaasen to replace Steve Smith in Rajasthan Royals’ squad

IPL 2018: South Africa's Heinrich Klaasen to replace Steve Smith in Rajasthan Royals’ squad

The BCCI has barred Smith from participation in the IPL following his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal and subsequent ban by Cricket Australia.  

Apr 02, 2018, 13:53 PM IST
Ball tampering episode a wake-up call: Jacques Kallis

Ball tampering episode a wake-up call: Jacques Kallis

Legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis on Sunday said the recent ball-tampering scandal in South Africa was a "wake-up" call for international cricket.

Apr 01, 2018, 18:23 PM IST
Australia struggling with ball-tampering fallout: David Saker

Australia struggling with ball-tampering fallout: David Saker

Australia crumbled to 110/6 in their first innings at the close of day two of the fourth and final Test at the Wanderers on Saturday, a long way off South Africa's imposing total of 488.

Apr 01, 2018, 14:12 PM IST
IPL ban spared Steve Smith, David Warner wrath of Indian public: Ian Chappell

IPL ban spared Steve Smith, David Warner wrath of Indian public: Ian Chappell

The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) move to impose Indian Premier League (IPL) bans on Steve Smith and David Warner for ball-tampering was a welcome occurrence and it may also have spared them the "wrath" of the Indian public, feels former Australia captain Ian Chappell.

Apr 01, 2018, 13:46 PM IST
Cricket Australia considering ban on sledging in ball-tampering fallout

Cricket Australia considering ban on sledging in ball-tampering fallout

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor said on Sunday that Cricket Australia (CA) were considering a ban on sledging, or verbal taunting, after the ball-tampering scandal and fractious current Test series with South Africa.

Apr 01, 2018, 11:49 AM IST
Watch: Steve Smith's father dumps son's cricket kit

Watch: Steve Smith's father dumps son's cricket kit

Steve Smith's dream career has come crashing down after Cricket Australia (CA) banned him for 12 months as he was found guilty for his role in the ball-tampering episode that rocked the sport last week.

Apr 01, 2018, 09:56 AM IST
I still respect Steve Smith the batsman: Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane

I still respect Steve Smith the batsman: Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane

Steve Smith may have been disgraced for his role in the ball tampering scandal in South Africa but newly appointed Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane said that he still respects him as a world-class batsman.

Mar 31, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
Steve Smith biography placed under 'True Crime' section in hilarious takedown

Steve Smith biography placed under 'True Crime' section in hilarious takedown

Cricket Australia may have severely punished Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft for their role in ball-tampering but it appears things won't die down easily.

Mar 31, 2018, 19:20 PM IST
Australia vow 'respect and sportsmanship' after cheating scandal

Australia vow 'respect and sportsmanship' after cheating scandal

Embattled Australia vowed to spearhead a new era of "respect and sportsmanship" after the ball-tampering scandal which sent shockwaves through the sport.

Mar 31, 2018, 15:23 PM IST
Australia captain Tim Paine plays peacemaker after ball-tampering saga

Australia captain Tim Paine plays peacemaker after ball-tampering saga

Newly-appointed captain Tim Paine wants to prove that Australia have learned valuable lessons from the fallout over the ball-tampering scandal and began the process on Friday by instructing his players to radically tone down their toxic sledging culture.

Mar 31, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Australia look up to Commonwealth Games to restore country's 'tampered' sports reputation

Australia look up to Commonwealth Games to restore country's 'tampered' sports reputation

Bullish hosts Australia said the Commonwealth Games will restore the country`s battered sporting reputation on Saturday after a cricket ball-tampering scandal which drew criticism from around the world.

Mar 31, 2018, 10:59 AM IST