Sport news Steve Smith given huge captaincy boost ahead of this year's Ashes after his credentials were endorsed by the man whose probe resulted in Australian star's year-long ban for ball-tampering scandal Premierleague-News.com

Premierleague-News.com - A little over a month after Smith revealed he wanted to lead his country again ahead of this year's Ashes against England, the Australian has received a huge endorsement from an unlikely source.

Sport news Steve Smith given huge captaincy boost ahead of this year's Ashes after his credentials were endorsed by the man whose probe resulted in Australian star's year-long ban for ball-tampering scandal Premierleague-News.com

Premierleague-News.com - A little over a month after Smith revealed he wanted to lead his country again ahead of this year's Ashes against England, the Australian has received a huge endorsement from an unlikely source.

Sport news  Steve Smith given huge captaincy boost ahead of this year's Ashes after his credentials were endorsed by the man whose probe resulted in Australian star's year-long ban for ball-tampering scandal Premierleague-News.com
02 May 2021 - 00:00

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Steve Smith's hopes of captaining in this year's Ashes have been boosted after the man who led the cultural review into the Australian cricket team endorsed his credentials.A little over a month after Smith revealed he wanted to lead his country again, Dr Simon Langstaff, whose probe in 2018 following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa resulted in the 31-year-old being banned for a year and suspended from leadership roles until May 2020, said he had no objections.'I've always believed that if people have done the wrong thing, have paid a particular penalty and they show that they have been open in their acceptance of wrongdoing and genuinely remorseful, then they should not be excluded for all opportunities into the future, and I would apply that to Steven Smith,' Longstaff, head of the Ethics Centre, said in an interview with The Age newspaper. Steve Smith is desperate to lead Australia again with the Ashes on the horizon RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next India's fury as millionaire international cricketers play in... Marnus Labuschagne relishing return to county scene... JOFRA ARCHER: The truth about THAT fish tank and my cut hand... England Women's Test and white-ball series against India set... Share this article Share Those words come at an intriguing juncture for Australian cricket, with Tim Paine, the current Test captain, turning 37 on the eve of the 2021-22 Ashes.

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.Dates for the Ashes - which is set to conclude in Perth next January after a crammed international schedule forced a re-jig of the traditional order of matches - are to be confirmed on May 12-13.The presence of the Twenty20 World Cup, which runs until November 13, will see the Anglo-Aussie rivalry begin later than usual in early December, while England play the first international of a tour of the Caribbean on January 28. Current Australia Test captain Tim Paine is now struggling to justify his place in the XI RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next India's fury as millionaire international cricketers play in... Marnus Labuschagne relishing return to county scene... JOFRA ARCHER: The truth about THAT fish tank and my cut hand... England Women's Test and white-ball series against India set... Share this article Share

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