S Rajesh

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Steven Smith, the Don of the 2019 Ashes

The Ashes 2019, stats review

Steven Smith's Bradmanesque Ashes bash

With Steven Smith and Pat Cummins in fine fettle, Australia had the better numbers in a closely fought series

Steven Smith salutes the crowd after being dismissed by Chris Woakes

Stats analysis - Smith's phenomenal Test record

Why Steven Smith is the best of the Fab Four

The fab four is an oft-used term to group together Steven Smith, Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson and Joe Root, but stats suggest one of them is breaking away even from this elite pack

Hashim Amla was struck on the bicep and had to retire hurt

Hashim Amla career stats

Amla: An all-format, all-weather force

South Africa's rock at one-down, unstoppable as an opener, and a giant in India - he racked up runs for fun at home and away, and across formats

Jason Roy smashes the ground with his bat after getting dismissed by Jimmy Neesham

England v New Zealand, final, World Cup 2019, Lord's

Where the World Cup final could be won and lost

The match-up for Sunday is an interesting one because it pits the most aggressive batting line-up of the tournament against the best bowling unit