Justin Langer has hailed Steve Smith’s ability to find a way out of even the toughest situation and says his performance against England in the first Ashes test showed all the traits of a cricketing great.
Steve Smith’s unbeaten 46 helped Australia recover to 124-3 in their second innings before bad light stopped play with the tourists 34 runs ahead at the end of day three of the first Ashes test at Edgbaston.
England’s pacemen made early inroads to remove Australia’s top three and restrict the tourists to 83-3 in the opening session of the first Ashes test at a raucous Edgbaston on Thursday.
Temporary dismissals, popularly known as ‘sin bins’ in other sports, will be introduced across all levels of grassroots soccer in the 2019-20 season, England’s Football Association (FA) said on Tuesday.
The new maturity of World Cup hero Ben Stokes poses the biggest threat to Australia’s Ashes bid, said Ricky Ponting, who compared him to Andrew Flintoff as the “real heartbeat” of the England team.