Ashton Agar took a hat-trick as Australia crushed South Africa by 107 runs in the first Twenty20 international at the Wanderers Stadium on Friday.
Steve Smith's Test average is 62.84 as compared to Virat Kohli's 57.81.
Steve Smith and David Warner were handed a one-year suspension by Cricket Australia while Bancroft was banned for nine months for their involvement in Sandpaper fiasco.
David Warner pipped Steve Smith by a single vote to win his third Allan Border Medal while Ellyse Perry claimed her second Belinda Clark Award.
The Melbourne Stars fell short during the run-chase in a rain-affected match that capped a near two-month competition.
Steve Smith seemed to be out hit-wicket but as it turns out, wasn't quite the case.
James Vince, playing for the Sydney Sixers in BBL 2019, will count himself as extremely unlucky after his freak dismissal against the Melbourne Renegades.
Steve Smith was all praise for India captain Virat Kohli and said his batting numbers speak for themselves.
Steve Smith said every team needs a player like Marnus Labuschagne in their side in the shortest format as he is very quick between the wickets.
Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra took on a Twitter troll and put him in his place for some uncharitable comments.
KL Rahul prepared for the challenge of batting in the middle-order by picking the brains of modern-day great Virat Kohli apart from watching videos of Steve Smith, Kane Williamson.
Shikhar Dhawan interviewed KL Rahul after taking over Chahal TV and came up with a hilarious reason for the leg-spinner's absence.
Highlights, Ind vs Aus 1st ODI: David Warner and Aaron Finch scored centuries as Australia thumped India by 10 wickets to go 1-0 up in the three-match series.
Jasprit Bumrah and Navdeep Saini showed a glimpse as to what might be in store for the David Warner, Steve Smith and co.
Gautam Gambhir made no bones about who he thought was a "far better" white-ball batsman from among Virat Kohli and Steve Smith.
India will host Australia in the first ODI at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Steve Smith will return to his preferred batting spot in the One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for the first time since 2018.
Mark Waugh rated the Australian player, who made his debut in 2018, above Virat Kohli and Steve Smith, who are the current holders of the top two spots respectively.