Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Wed 17 Aug 2022 Anderson one of the biggest sledgers: Smith Australia captain Steve Smith has called England's James Anderson as “one of the biggest sledgers in the game Starc wants Australian fans to sledge Stokes Fast bowler Mitchell Starc wants Australian fans to “get stuck into” Ben Stokes in case he makes it to The Ashes Ashes 2010-11: Lack of sledging harmed Australia's form Ashes 2010-11: The head of the Australian Cricketers' Association says the form of the national team has deteriorated because of the players' fear of a public and official backlash against the "sledging" or verbal abuse of opponents.