1. The Steve Smith scuffing story is little more than dust  The Guardian
  2. Final nail in Steve Smith’s captaincy coffin as we get proof he can never lead Australia again  NEWS.com.au
  3. Langer fumes at 'rubbish' Smith criticism  The Inverell Times
  4. Australia coach Justin Langer defends Steve Smith, Tim Paine after third Test controversies  ABC News
  5. Steve Smith breaks silence on scuffing controversy as cricketers come out in support  NEWS.com.au
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Smith’s history of cheating will always invite scrutiny but accusations still need enough substance to stand upSmith’s history of cheating will always invite scrutiny but accusations still need enough substance to stand up

The Steve Smith scuffing story is little more than dust | Australia cricket team | The Guardian

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Australia vs India cricket: Steve Smith captaincy, cheating’ scuffing guard, Tim Paine sledging, future, reaction, Rishabh Pant

Australia coach Justin Langer says the commentary around Steve Smith and Tim Paine after the third Test against India has been "rubbish" and accusations of cheating are "ludicrous".Australia coach Justin Langer says the commentary around Steve Smith and Tim Paine after the third Test against India has been "rubbish" and accusations of cheating are "ludicrous".

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Steve Smith says he's "shocked and disappointed" by claims that he "cheated" during the third Test against ...As critic reloads on 'absolutely disgraceful' act

Steve Smith cheating claim | 'Shocked and disappointed' by Australia vs India third Test accusations

Australian coach Justin Langer has launched a passionate defence of under-fire batsman Steve Smith after cameras captured him scuffing the crease as Indian ch...Australian coach Justin Langer has launched a passionate defence of under-fire batsman Steve Smith after cameras captured him scuffing the crease as Indian ch...

Langer fumes at 'rubbish' Smith criticism | The Inverell Times | Inverell, NSW

BRISBANE: Australia coach Justin Langer gave under-fire skipper Tim Paine his "100 percent" support and blasted criticism of Steve Smith as "absolute rubbish" Wednesday after a backlash against their behaviour in the drawn third Test against India in Sydney.BRISBANE: Australia coach Justin Langer gave under-fire skipper Tim Paine his "100 percent" support and blasted criticism of Steve Smith as "absolute rubbish" Wednesday after a backlash against their behaviour in the drawn third Test against India in Sydney.

'Absolute rubbish' - Langer goes into bat for Paine, Smith

Former Australian cricketer Shane Lee has claimed that Steve Smith’s behaviour in the Sydney Test is “disturbing” – and says he is “seeing the same signs” in the star batsman as he did in Australian players prior to the 2018 ball tampering scandal.Former Australian cricketer Shane Lee has claimed that Steve Smith’s behaviour in the Sydney Test is “disturbing” – and says he is “seeing the same signs” in the star batsman as he did in Australian players prior to the 2018 ball tampering scandal.

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"Give me a break, I've never heard such rubbish in my life.""Give me a break, I've never heard such rubbish in my life."

Justin Langer slams "absolutely ludicrous" Steve Smith comments from English greats

Australia superstar Steve Smith has broken his silence over the actions that sparked international outrage among cricket legends and fans on day five of the third Test against India.Australia superstar Steve Smith has broken his silence over the actions that sparked international outrage among cricket legends and fans on day five of the third Test against India.

Australia v India: Steve Smith responds to controversy over bizarre antics on day five of SCG Test | Sporting News Australia

The expert has worked with Cricket Australia - and he's also weighed in on Tim Paine's sledging episode.The expert has worked with Cricket Australia - and he's also weighed in on Tim Paine's sledging episode.

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The controversy around Steve Smith marking guard during Rishabh Pant's innings is an indication of the scrutiny he has been under since the ball-tampering scandal.The controversy around Steve Smith marking guard during Rishabh Pant's innings is an indication of the scrutiny he has been under since the ball-tampering scandal.

Justin Langer has launched a fiery defence of Steve Smith after the batsman was accused of cheating against India.Justin Langer has launched a fiery defence of Steve Smith after the batsman was accused of cheating against India.

Cricket: Aussie coach rubbishes Steve Smith cheating uproar

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It appears Australian cricketer Steve Smith did not remove Indian Rishabh Pant's batting marks - because SCG ground staff probably did that moments before.It appears Australian cricketer Steve Smith did not remove Indian Rishabh Pant's batting marks - because SCG ground staff probably did that moments before.

Video shows SCG staff swept over Indian cricketer's guard before Steve Smith cheating incident | Daily Mail Online

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A new video shows that during the break, after which Steve Smith was seen purportedly removing Rishabh Pant's crease mark, ground staff at the SCG had swept the pitch, thus removing all marks anyway.A new video shows that during the break, after which Steve Smith was seen purportedly removing Rishabh Pant's crease mark, ground staff at the SCG had swept the pitch, thus removing all marks anyway.

Did Steve Smith remove Rishabh Pant’s guard marks? Extended footage gives fresh perspective | Sports News,The Indian Express

Cricket News: Australia's Steve Smith has denied trying to erase Rishabh Pant's guard in the batting crease during the third Test against India on Monday, saying heCricket News: Australia's Steve Smith has denied trying to erase Rishabh Pant's guard in the batting crease during the third Test against India on Monday, saying he

India vs Australia: Smith denies accusations of gamesmanship during third Test | Cricket News - Times of India

Steve Smith found himself in the spotlight for his conduct against India but Ashes rival Chris Woakes refused to be drawn on the matterSteve Smith found himself in the spotlight for his conduct against India but Ashes rival Chris Woakes refused to be drawn on the matter

AUS Vs IND: There's Only One Person Who Knows Exactly What Steve Smith Was Trying To Do, Chris Woakes On Sydney Flashpoint

The Aussie star was slammed as a cheater for his actions against India.The Aussie star was slammed as a cheater for his actions against India.

Steve Smith defends himself after controversial scuffing, says it's something he does 'out of habit' | 1 NEWS | TVNZ

Read more about IND vs AUS: Australia's head coach Langer backs under-fire skipper Paine on Business Standard. Justin Langer unequivocally supported his under-fire skipper Tim Paine, calls him an 'outstanding leader'Justin Langer unequivocally supported his under-fire skipper Tim Paine, calls him an 'outstanding leader'

IND vs AUS: Australia's head coach Langer backs under-fire skipper Paine | Business Standard News

Australia coach Justin Langer has described media criticism of Steve Smith as "rubbish" after the batsman faced accusations of gamesmanship in the wake of the third Test against India.Australia coach Justin Langer has described media criticism of Steve Smith as

Australia coach Justin Langer backs captain Tim Paine, Steve Smith after third Test vs India | Cricket News | Sky Sports

A lot of controversies have emerged ever since Steve Smith has scuffed the pitch during the final day of the Sydney Test when Rishabh Pant was batting.A lot of controversies have emerged ever since Steve Smith has scuffed the pitch during the final day of the Sydney Test when Rishabh Pant was batting.

Watch: Video Surfaces Showing Ground Staff Had Already Cleaned The Pitch Before Steve Smith Stepped In

Darren Gough has called out Steve Smith for blatant cheating during Austrlia's controversial draw with India in Sydney. The tourists batted superbly on day five to salvage a draw, but...The Aussies didn't cover themselves in glory.

Australia cricket: Steve Smith branded a cheat by by Darren Gough | Metro News

Steve Smith Reacts to CHEAT Accusations of Scuffing Rishabh Pants Batting Guard During 3rd Test at SCG: Shocked Australian Batsman Responds to Controversy After Video Goes Viral | Steve Smith, Steve Smith controversy, Steve Smith scuffing pitch, Steve Smith age, Steve Smith cheating, Steve Smith news, Steve Smith updates, Steve Smith records, Steve Smith centuries, Steve Smith latest newsAdding further, he said that it is a shame that this has taken away the limelight from the great batting performance of India. 

Steve Smith Reacts to CHEAT Accusations of Scuffing Rishabh Pants Batting Guard During 3rd Test at SCG: Shocked Controversy After Video Goes Viral

The coached termed the reaction to Steven Smith as "ludicrous" and gave full backing to Tim PaineThe coached termed the reaction to Steven Smith as "ludicrous" and gave full backing to Tim Paine

Australia vs India, 2020-21 - Justin Langer - Culture talk left Australia open to criticism after SCG scenes

Steve Smith was seen pretending to bat left-handed and run his spikes over the crease where Pant had marked his guard. The stump-camera later showed the Indian wicketkeeper-batsman asking for a fresh guard from the umpire.Steve Smith was seen pretending to bat left-handed and run his spikes over the crease where Pant had marked his guard. The stump-camera later showed the Indian wicketkeeper-batsman asking for a fresh guard from the umpire.

Ashes hostilities begin as British media targets Steve Smith, Tim Paine | Sports News,The Indian Express

Australias premier batsman Steve Smith is shocked and disappointed at the controversy created by the allegations levelled against him.Australias premier batsman Steve Smith is shocked and disappointed at the controversy created by the allegations levelled against him.

India vs Australia: Smith ‘shocked & disappointed’ by allegations - myKhel

AUS vs IND: A new and longer video of Steve Smith scuffing off crease during the third Test suggests the Oz star batsman did the act after the groundstaff draw fresh crease during drinks' break. A new and longer video of Steve Smith scuffing off crease during the third Test suggests the Oz star batsman did the act after the groundstaff draw fresh crease during drinks' break.

Cheat or not: Full video of Steve Smith scuffing off Pant's guard calls for fresh perspective | Cricket News – India TV

The Australian captain had made some unsavoury comments directed at India spinner Ashwin, for which he later apologisedThe Australian captain had made some unsavoury comments directed at India spinner Ashwin, for which he later apologised

Langer rallies behind Paine, Smith amid criticism over SCG conduct | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz

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India vs Australia: Steve Smith 'shocked and disappointed' with reaction on marking guard during Pant's knock

Australia batsman Steve Smith has denied accusations of scuffing the crease on the final day's play against India on Monday.Australia batsman Steve Smith has denied accusations of scuffing the crease on the final day's play against India on Monday.

Steve Smith denies controversial scuffing incident

Steve Smith was accused of scuffing up the batsman's guard during the drinks break in the first session on Monday in the drawn Test. But Langer backed Smith to the hilt, coming down heavily on the criticism, mostly driven by fans online and some former players like Michael Vaughan.Steve Smith was accused of scuffing up the batsman's guard during the drinks break in the first session on Monday in the drawn Test. But Langer backed Smith to the hilt, coming down heavily on the criticism, mostly driven by fans online and some former players like Michael Vaughan.

Load of rubbish, ludicrous and way out of line: Langer lambasts criticism of Steve Smith | Sports News,The Indian Express

Steve Smith was accused of scuffing up the batsman's guard during the drinks break in the first session on Monday in the drawn Test. But Langer backed Smith to the hilt, coming down heavily on the criticism, mostly driven by fans online and some former players like Michael Vaughan.Steve Smith was accused of scuffing up the batsman's guard during the drinks break in the first session on Monday in the drawn Test. But Langer backed Smith to the hilt, coming down heavily on the criticism, mostly driven by fans online and some former players like Michael Vaughan.

Load of rubbish, ludicrous and way out of line: Langer lambasts criticism of Steve Smith | Sports News,The Indian Express

Australian cricketer Steve Smith has defended his actions during the third test.Australian cricketer Steve Smith has defended his actions during the third test.

Cricket: Australia's Steve Smith defends actions after petty act caught on camera against India - NZ Herald

Former England fast bowler Darren Gough has called out Australian batting spearhead Steve Smith for 'blatant cheating' during the controversial fifth day of the recently concluded Sydney Test.Former England fast bowler Darren Gough has called out Australian batting spearhead Steve Smith for 'blatant cheating' during the controversial fifth day of the recently concluded Sydney Test.

Steve Smith Was Dancing Around The Crease: Darren Gough Slams Australia For Their Cheap Means Against India In The Sydney Test

India vs Australia: Langer has dismissed the allegations, calling Smith's criticism, 'ludicrous and a load of rubbish,' and explained how although the former Australia captain does have a tendency to do a few things out of the box, he would do nothing that would tarnish the spirit of the game.India vs Australia: Langer has dismissed the allegations, calling Smith's criticism, 'ludicrous and a load of rubbish,' and explained how although the former Australia captain does have a tendency to do a few things out of the box, he would do nothing that would tarnish the spirit of the game.

'He would've needed 15-inch spikes to do what people were accusing him of': Langer on Smith criticism | Hindustan Times

Australia star Steve Smith has finally broken his silence on the claims of cheating following the third Test against India.Australia star Steve Smith has finally broken his silence on the claims of cheating following the third Test against India.

Steve Smith Hits Back After Virender Sehwag And Others Accuse Him Of Cheating In SCG Test

Australia head coach Justin Langer has defended Steve Smith after the latter was accused of deliberately scuffing away the guard of India batsman Rishabh Pant on the final day of the third Test at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). As the…Latest Cricket News, Live Scores, Schedule, Results, ICC Rankings, Stats and Videos

AUS vs IND: Justin Langer defends Steve Smith over the pitch scruffing controversy in Sydney Test

India vs Australia, Sydney Test: Steve Smith refuted allegations of gamesmanship after a video of him scrubbing Rishabh Pant's guard at the striker's end went viral on Day 5 of the drawn Test.India vs Australia, Sydney Test: Steve Smith refuted allegations of gamesmanship after a video of him scrubbing Rishabh Pant's guard at the striker's end went viral on Day 5 of the drawn Test.

India vs Australia: Steve Smith shocked and disappointed over accusations of scuffing Rishabh Pant guard - Sports News

Steve Smith was at the receiving end after he was seen scuffing the pitch during the SCG Test and removing Rishabh Pant's guard.Steve Smith was at the receiving end after he was seen scuffing the pitch during the SCG Test and removing Rishabh Pant's guard.

SCG staff swept and repainted batting crease before Steve Smith scuffed it

Former England captain-turned commentator David Lloyd has lambasted Australian great Steve Smith for roughing up Rishabh Pant's guard mark during the afternoon session on the fifth day of the Sydney Test in what he termed as a clear ploy to disrupt the southpaw's concentration.Former England captain-turned commentator David Lloyd has lambasted Australian great Steve Smith for roughing up Rishabh Pant's guard mark during the afternoon session on the fifth day of the Sydney Test in what he termed as a clear ploy to disrupt the southpaw's concentration.

"He Can’t Have Two Brain Cells To Rub Together"- David Lloyd Tears Into Steve Smith For Scuffing Rishabh Pant's Guard Mark

The third Test between India and Australia ended in a draw at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).The third Test between India and Australia ended in a draw at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

India vs Australia: Australian Skipper Tim Paine Defends Steve Smith on Crease Scuffing Issue

Australian Test captain Tim Paine defends Steve Smith amid controversy | The12thMan

Brisbane [Australia], January 13 (ANI): Australia batsman Steve Smith has said that he is shocked and disappointed to see the reaction that has come in after he was seen scuffing up the area around the batting crease on the final day of the third Test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).Brisbane [Australia], January 13 (ANI): Australia batsman Steve Smith has said that he is shocked and disappointed to see the reaction that has come in after he was seen scuffing up the area around the batting crease on the final day of the third Test against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Shocked and disappointed by reaction: Smith on marking guard during Pant's knock