Cricket Today: Smith smells blood

Welcome to Cricket Today where we examine what is going on in the world of Cricket365 and the toxic whirlpool we know as social media.

What’s on the site

Australia skipper Steve Smith wants to pick at the carcass of the Proteas after their battering at the hands of India.

Dave Tickner looks at the Adil Rashid white-ball only debate.

Chris Jordan explains a few T20 specific techniques.

Virat Kohli says its not his job to write headlines, ironically writing a neat headline for us.

Aiden Markram is grateful for the learning experience that was a 5-1 series hiding at the hands of India.

What’s in the news

Ben Stokes will not play in the T20I against New Zealand on Sunday.

Allrounder David Willey believes more players will go the root of Adil Rashid.

Australia fast bowler Kane Richardson is prepared for the Tri-Series T20I final at Eden Park to be another tough outing for bowlers.

Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah refused to put the defeats to Sri Lanka down to the inside information their new coach Chandika Hathurusingha would have from his tenure as the Tigers coach.

What’s on social media

Happy birthday AB!!!

The Aussies are here…

John Nicholson on the difference between Test and T20 cricket.

What’s on TV

Sunday 18th February
Tri-Series in Australia/New Zealand 2018
New Zealand 06:00 England
Sky Sports Main Event (05:30), Sky Sports Cricket (05:30)

South Africa v India Twenty20 Series 2018
South Africa 12:30 India
Sky Sports Cricket (12:25)