Ashes 2017: Australia captain Steve Smith hits back at James Anderson over England sledging claims

Steve Smith and James Anderson clashed during the Adelaide Test (Picture: Getty)

Steve Smith has dismissed James Anderson’s suggestion that sledging led to his downfall with the bat during the Adelaide Test.

Smith, 28, scored a magnificent century in the first match in Brisbane and England appeared determined to interact with him this week.

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The Australia captain was dismissed for 40 and six in his two innings and Anderson claimed England made him focus on sledging rather than his job.

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