Australia’s middle-order batsman Steven Smith rubbished claims that batsmen were using silicone tapes to cheat hot-spot.

Earlier, it was reported in certain section of the media that the International Cricket Council (ICC) is investigating batsmen using silicone tapes to cheat the technology. Kevin Pietersen lashed out at media when his name was dragged into it.
 
Australia have lost the opening two Tests of the Ashes but they are training harder than ever to get a 2-2 result.
 
Smith is happy with his much improved performance from Manchester.
 
Smith said that Australia need to focus on the fourth Test match at the point and it will be great to have a win on the board.
 
Smith added that Australia were disappointed about the last Test which they were so near to winning. However, rain washed away the last day of the Test.
 
The middle-order batsman is happy to have finally settled in the batting line-up after playing the first three Test matches.