News International – Smith looks set for Canada T20 event

LOS ANGELES: Disgraced former Australia cricket captain Steve Smith appears poised to return to the game after being named Thursday among the marquee players for the inaugural Global T20 Canada event.

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  • Smith looks set for Canada T20 event LOS ANGELES: Disgraced former Australia cricket captain Steve Smith appears poised to return to the game after being named Thursday among the marquee players for the inaugural Global T20 Canada event.
  • Smith, the world’s number one Test batsman, was sacked and sent home in disgrace after the third Test against South Africa in March.
  • Cricket Australia told AFP Smith had the support of the governing body to play in the Canadian event.
  • David Warner, who was the vice-captain, was also banned for 12 months and Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months.
  • Bancroft was last week cleared to play club cricket in Western Australia.


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