Sydney: Legendary batsman Steve Smith has once again expressed his desire to captain his national team. He has said that if he gets a chance again, he would like to captain Australia.
Captaincy was taken away in 2018
In 2018, Steve Smith suffered a one-year ban on ball tampering scandal in South Africa. Because of this, he also had to lose his captaincy.
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Desperate for captaincy
Steve Smith told ‘News Corp’, ‘I certainly thought very deeply about it and now I think I have reached a position where I will be anxious if I get a chance again. . ‘
No captaincy again
After the case of ball tampering, the team’s attitude towards winning the win was reviewed. Steve Smith helped his team to victory in the Ashes 2019 after the ban was over but stayed away from the captaincy discussion.
‘Captaincy will not cause problems’
He said, “If cricket wants Australia and it is the best for the team, then it will definitely interest me.” Smith said that this controversy will remain associated with his name, but he will not allow it to become an obstacle in the way of assuming the captaincy again.
Learn from mistakes
Steve Smith said, ‘Whether I captain the team or not I have to live with the Cape Town incident. I have learned a lot in the last few years and have become more mature as a human being.
‘I will continue to support the current captains’
Smith said, ‘I think if I get an opportunity, I will be in a better position to handle it. If it does not, then I will continue to support the captain of the team in the same way as I have been supporting Tim (Penn) and Finchi (Aaron Finch).