David Warner and Steve Smith return to South Africa for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal. File / Agence France-Presse
Australia’s Steve Smith and David Warner will return to Newlands on Wednesday, less than two years after they were central figures in one of cricket’s greatest scandals at the ground.
Steve Smith and David Warner completed their return from the wilderness on Tuesday when Australia recalled them to a 14-man Twenty20 squad to play Sri Lanka and Pakistan with a firm eye on next year’s World Cup.
Brisbane: David Warner and Steve Smith both smashed fifties to guide Australia to the T20 series win over Sri Lanka with victory in the second match on Wednesday.
Young Emirati Rashid Al Dhaheri continues his racing programme after the summer break with a well-deserved podium in Italy. This comes as great success given his recent change and first-ever race with his new team ‘Kart Republic.’
Table toppers Al Ain will take on newly-promoted Al Orooba, who are at the 13th spot in the 14-team league. Al Ain are in stellar form and have put up a mesmerizing performance to maintain a perfect start to the season, winning all their four matches so far.
Riding on a fascinating bowling performances of Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada, Delhi Capitals all but ended the play-off hopes of Sunrisers Hyderabad with an eight-wicket victory in their IPL match on Wednesday.