Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Thu 09 Feb 2023 Steve Smith backs Nicholas Pooran on tampering ban: ‘He’ll learn from his mistake and move past it’ Former Australia captain Steve Smith, who was handed a one-year ban for ball-tampering, played down the lighter ban of four matches given to West Indian wicket-keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran for a similar offence. We are just unable to get over the line: Holder rues another lost opportunity against Sri Lanka West Indies may have been knocked out of World Cup 2019, but things could have been different had a few results gone their way