Sports Wrap: Australian Test skipper Steve Smith humiliated, Sania Mirza turns 30 and more

first_img‘Humiliated’ Steve Smith says Australia lacking prideAustralia lost the three-match Test series 2-0 as they lost eight wickets for 40 runs before lunch to crumble to an innings and 80-run loss on Day 4 of the second Test at Hobart.Hobart Test: Faf Du Plessis lauds ‘relentless’ South Africa attackSouth Africa have now won their last three series in Australia, following victories under Graeme Smith in 2008 and 2012.7 reasons why the last year was great for SaniaSania Mirza who turns 30 today, is on top of the doubles ranking for a staggering 84 consecutive weeks.Andy Murray beats Marin Cilic in ATP World Tour Finals openerMurray was tested for much of his opening match at the ATP finals but still came out on top, playing in his home country and beating Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-2.Formula One thankful for near-miss in BrazilOn a rainsoaked afternoon that saw the race twice stopped and re-started with the safety car deployed five times, there were also those who felt the sport had erred too far on the side of caution.last_img

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