With twin tons in his first Test since the embarrassing ban over ball tampering, former Australia captain Steve Smith has won back a lot of admirers. Smith's hundred in each innings of the first Ashes Test not only enabled Australia to recover from 122 for 8, but they also went on to clinch the match and a crucial 1-0 lead in the series.
In the latest controversy to hit the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Australian captain Steve Smith was allegedly captured on camera calling India batsman Murali Vijay a "f***ing cheat", during the Dharamsala Test
Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav made a memorable Test debut for India with 4 for 68 as the hosts restricted Australia to 300 despite Steven Smith’s third hundred of the series, on the first day of the fourth and final Test at Dharmasala
Australia dominated the first half of day two at Ranchi, continuing from where they left off at Ranchi. Steven Smith remained unconquered till the end, on an epic 178, as Australia finished on an imposing 451
Pakistan’s impressive win in the second one-dayer at the MCG had raised hopes of a tight contest. But, with two games remaining in the series, Australia are 2-1 up, and a victory at Sydney on Sunday, will give them the series with a match in hand