1. Trevor Bayliss says England work hard on Test-match batting - but need help from pitches  Sky Sports
  2. Ashes 2019: ‘F**k it, I’m not conforming’ – how Steve Smith redefined the art of batting  The Independent
  3. England must ditch luxury players and get back to proper Test cricket  Cricket365.com
  4. England should never have made Joe Root captain, says Graeme Swann  Evening Standard
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Outgoing coach Trevor Bayliss insists England are working hard on their Test-match batting - but need help from pitches in county cricket.Outgoing coach Trevor Bayliss insists England are working hard on their Test-match batting - but need help from pitches in county cricket.

Trevor Bayliss says England work hard on Test-match batting - but need help from pitches | Cricket News | Sky Sports

Steven Peter Devereux Smith.That name has haunted England’s cricketers day in and day out during this hot and rainy summer. And they aren’t likely to forget him in a hurry.Steven Peter Devereux Smith.That name has haunted England’s cricketers day in and day out during this hot and rainy summer.

Australia ‘urns’ Ashes victory | Toronto Sun

Steven Peter Devereux Smith.That name has haunted England’s cricketers day in and day out during this hot and rainy summer. And they aren’t likely to forget him in a hurry.Steven Peter Devereux Smith.That name has haunted England’s cricketers day in and day out during this hot and rainy summer.

Australia ‘urns’ Ashes victory | Toronto Sun

Smith was banned for 12 months over a brazen attempt to alter the ball with sandpaper under his captaincy in a Cape Town Test, and slapped with a further year’s suspension from any leadership role which runs out at the end of March next year.Smith was banned for 12 months over a brazen attempt to alter the ball with sandpaper under his captaincy in a Cape Town Test, and slapped with a further year’s suspension from any leadership role which runs out at the end of March next year.

Former Australia skipper backs Steve Smith to become captain again after ban expires | cricket | Hindustan Times

“Former Australian cricket captain Mark Taylor says @stevesmith49 should eventually be appointed captain again, saying he has served his punishment for cheating. I’m not so sure. What do you think? @BreakfastNews @CricketAus”

Michael Rowland on Twitter: "Former Australian cricket captain Mark Taylor says @stevesmith49 should eventually be appointed captain again, saying he has served his punishment for cheating. I’m not so sure. What do you think? @BreakfastNews @CricketAus… https://t.co/j20P5tmIuM"

“Can Steve Smith finish off England as Fifth Ashes Test commences tonight - Full Broadcast Schedule | #Ashes | FULL STORY - https://t.co/uhk6HlBEOg”

Robert McKnight on Twitter: "Can Steve Smith finish off England as Fifth Ashes Test commences tonight - Full Broadcast Schedule | #Ashes | FULL STORY - https://t.co/uhk6HlBEOg… https://t.co/mqBTGgA9rh"

“We all know how good Steve Smith has been in the ongoing #Ashes. The guy is literally the difference b/w these two teams. If you take out Smith’s runs & dismissals, England have a better batting average than Australia in this series;”

Rehan Ulhaq on Twitter: "We all know how good Steve Smith has been in the ongoing #Ashes. The guy is literally the difference b/w these two teams. If you take out Smith’s runs & dismissals, England have a better batting average than Australia in this series;… https://t.co/P2YgabamO4"

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Steve Smith on Twitter: "Ashes! 👋👌🙏 https://t.co/Ygg0R6rbPP"

A little over four years ago, Trevor Bayliss arrived as England head coach just before a home Ashes series.A little over four years ago, Trevor Bayliss arrived as England head coach just before a home Ashes series.

Trevor Bayliss says England's Test team lacks the depth of the one-day side

Trent Woodhill wants to making something abundantly clear after a summer that has seen Steve Smith redefine the art of run scoring. Again. “He’s other worldly,” says his former batting coach. “This guy is twice the cricketer Geoff Boycott ever was. You know the numbers don’t double – you don’t have to have an average of 100 to be twice as good as a player with an average of 50.Trent Woodhill wants to making something abundantly clear after a summer that has seen Steve Smith redefine the art of run scoring. Again. “He’s other worldly,” says his former batting coach. “This

Ashes 2019: ‘F**k it, I’m not conforming’ – how Steve Smith redefined the art of batting | The Independent

Steve Smith's glorious Ashes has raised calls from some fans and pundits for his restoration to the Australia captaincy but incumbent Tim Paine has no plans to hand over the reins quietly.Steve Smith's glorious Ashes has raised calls from some fans and pundits for his restoration to the Australia captaincy but incumbent Tim Paine has no plans to hand over the reins quietly.

Ashes news: Tim Paine keen to retain Australia captaincy after Steve Smith's ban ends | Daily Mail Online

Steve Smith is destroying England's spirit in the Ashes and closing in on a legendary Test cricket record. Steve Smith is destroying England's spirit in the Ashes and closing in on a legendary Test cricket record.

Cricket Genius Steve Smith Is Putting On The Greatest Show In Sports

Australia are considering resting Pat Cummins for the final Ashes Test at The Oval following his marathon four-month stint of cricket in England.Australia are considering resting Pat Cummins for the final Ashes Test at The Oval following his marathon four-month stint of cricket in England.

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Australia have achieved their major objective, which changes the mood for the fifth Ashes Test. But there is still plenty to play for.Australia have achieved their major objective, which changes the mood for the fifth Ashes Test. But there is still plenty to play for.

England's Test match batting is broken. It's time to go back to basics, ditch the luxury players and rediscover the joys of digging in, says James Buttler.England's Test match batting is broken. It's time to go back to basics, ditch the luxury players and rediscover the joys of digging in, says James Buttler.

England must ditch luxury players and get back to proper Test cricket - Cricket365.com

Cricket News: Steve Smith's glorious Ashes has raised calls from some fans and pundits for his restoration to the Australia captaincy but incumbent Tim Paine has noCricket News: Steve Smith's glorious Ashes has raised calls from some fans and pundits for his restoration to the Australia captaincy but incumbent Tim Paine has no

Tim Paine will not give up captaincy meekly | Cricket News - Times of India

Smith was seen wearing a pair of glasses while celebrating with his team mates in a huddle during Australia's victory celebrations after the visitors retained the Ashes with a 185-run win that gave them a 2-1 lead in the series.Smith was seen wearing a pair of glasses while celebrating with his team mates in a huddle during Australia's victory celebrations after the visitors retained the Ashes with a 185-run win that gave them a 2-1 lead in the series.

Justin Langer defends Steve Smith, says he did not mock Jack Leach with glasses celebration | Sports News, The Indian Express

Although they relinquished the urn to Australia in the fourth Test in Manchester, England will be keen to finish the series level with a win in the final game at The Oval and pick up all 24 ICC World Test Championship points available.Although they relinquished the urn to Australia in the fourth Test in Manchester, England will be keen to finish the series level with a win in the final game at The Oval and pick up all 24 ICC World Test Championship points available.

England fight for pride, WTC points in Bayliss' farewell Test

Steve Smith's glorious Ashes has raised calls from some fans and pundits for his restoration to the Australia captaincy but incumbent Tim Paine ...Steve Smith's glorious Ashes has raised calls from some fans and pundits for his restoration to the Australia captaincy but incumbent Tim Paine ...

Cricket: Australia's Paine will not give up captaincy meekly - CNA