Smith used to be passed a 12 month ban from Cricket Australia for his position in a ball tampering scandal that still noticed Cameron Bancroft and David Warner suspended.
Warner used to be additionally slapped with an enduring ban on maintaining any management positions with the nationwide staff however Smith will probably be eligible to steer the aspect once more from March 2019.
Taylor, who’s a director at Cricket Australia, informed the 9 Community’s Sports activities Sunday: “I nonetheless assume Steve Smith can captain Australia.
“Steve Smith to me, and everybody needs to label folks, isn’t a cheat. Steve Smith used to be to blame of negligence individually.
“He noticed one thing happening and he did not stamp it out. That is a mistake of negligence.
“He isn’t a cheat, he is an excellent particular person.
“And to me that is the largest harm that is took place over the last few months.”
The previous skipper believes that Smith will be told from his errors and can develop each as an individual and a pace-setter.
He added: “I feel if he ever does come again and captain Australia it’ll make him a greater captain.”
The brand new staff trainer Justin Langer indicated that the door used to be no longer closed at the banned trio.
Langer will probably be a part of the panel that selects the ODI aspect for a consult with to the UK with a brand new captain set to be appointed with Check skipper Tim Paine and opener Aaron Finch the favourites for the placement.