Australia yesterday named Steve Smith and David Warner in the Twenty20 squad for home series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan as selectors firm up plans for next year’s World Cup on home soil.
David Warner said he felt “just so grateful” to be playing for Australia after his run-laden return continued with a World Cup hundred against Bangladesh.
David Warner said wife Candice had been his “rock” and the driving force behind his return to Australia duty after the opener scored his first international century since a ball-tampering ban during a World Cup win over Pakistan.
Australia’s top order can turn things around if opener David Warner makes another slow start, assistant coach Ricky Ponting said ahead of their World Cup game against Pakistan.
Australia’s returning duo of Steve Smith and David Warner could face hostility from English crowds during the World Cup but can rely on their team mates to cope, coach Justin Langer has said.
Steve Smith and David Warner may wake with some relief.
Australia will welcome back Steve Smith and David Warner with “open arms” when their international bans expire and their inclusion will boost the team’s chances of winning this year’s World Cup, former leg-spinner Shane Warne has said.
Australia captain Tim Paine praises India’s bowling attack for securing victory in the third test.
Steve Smith and David Warner could have their one-year bans from international and state cricket reduced or adjusted.
Disgraced Australia stars Steve Smith and David Warner, are drafted for the Global T20 Canada event starting June 28.
Disgraced David Warner still has a future in Australian cricket.
Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were hit with long suspensions.
Glenn Maxwell says the Australian team felt Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were treated like criminals.
David Warner’s wife Candice said yesterday she blamed herself for his part in the ball-tampering scandal.
Smith and Warner have both been banned for 12 months over ball-tampering scandal.
A ‘vile and disgusting’ sledge about Warner’s wife was the trigger for his anger.
Australia cruised to a 19-run victory in T20 tri-series final with New Zealand.
David Warner made 88 not out and featured in two significant partnerships to lead Australia’s robust reply to Bangladesh’s first-innings.
Bangladesh registers first ever win over Australia in Test cricket.