Smith targets return in Ashes tour game
Australia hope Steve Smith, who will miss the third Ashes Test, will be fit to return from concussion in next week’s three-day match against Derbyshire.
In his quest for an Ashes return, veteran England seamer James Anderson has bowled nine overs for Lancashire in a second XI match.
England are weighing up making tweaks to their top seven for the third Ashes Ashes Test at Headingley.
The ICC has announced Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson have been reported for suspect bowling actions.
Steve Smith won’t play in the third Ashes Test in Leeds, but Travis Head is confident Australia can still win without their star batsman.
Former Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann will lead the Leeds-based team in next year’s inaugural edition of The Hundred.
New Zealand cricket will lose women’s captain Amy Satterthwaite for an indefinite period as she takes time off to have a baby.
Former NZ quick Shane Bond, who played a key role in James Pattinson’s recovery from career-saving back surgery, says recently resting the Australian was smart.
Steve Smith has climbed up to second spot on the International Cricket Council’s Test batting charts, while Pat Cummins remains the top-ranked Test bowler.
Cricket Australia’s chief sports scientist says it would be an overreaction to force players to automatically sit out the rest of games after a head knock.
Trailing Australia 1-0 in the Ashes series after a draw at Lord’s, England have named an unchanged 12-man squad for the third cricket Test at Headingley.
Marnus Labuschagne says he felt sick and helpless when Steve Smith was hit on the neck but far more calm after copping his own Jofra Archer bouncer blow.
England captain Joe Root and Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne have agreed to disagree regarding a contentious catch during the second Ashes Test at Lord’s.
Australia captain Tim Paine admits the performance of Marnus Labuschagne at Lord’s will be hard to ignore for the third Test at Leeds, starting on Thursday.
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