Sportskeeda – He’s one the biggest sledgers in cricket – Smith hits back at Anderson
Steve Smith returned serve following bullying accusations from James Anderson, while he also dismissed suggestions he disrespected England.

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  • He’s one the biggest sledgers in cricket – Smith hits back at AndersonSteve Smith returned serve following bullying accusations from James Anderson, while he also dismissed suggestions he disrespected England.
  • Australia captain Steve Smith and England’s James AndersonThe war of words between Australia and England continued on the eve of the second Ashes Test after Steve Smith described James Anderson as “one of the biggest sledgers in the game” in response to bullying accusations.
  • The veteran England paceman also accused Australia of “a deliberate ploy to say things close to the sump mics so it would be picked up by the media” in his column for The Telegraph after it emerged that Bairstow headbutted batsman Cameron Bancroft before the Ashes.
  • Aussie legend Steve Waugh joins chorus of praise for current skipper Smith #Ashes https://t.
  • “I certainly wasn’t mocking his [Root’s] team,” Smith said.


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