Steve Smith's Storm Continues in Ashes,rain of Many Records, Learn More
As you all know that in Ashes 2019, Australian bigwig Steve Smith is making new records day by day. His bat is not taking the name of calm. Smith scored a half-century in the first innings in the last Test match against England on the second day being played at The Oval Ground. During this, he also hit 5 fours and 1 six in 90 balls. It was the 27th half-century of Smith's career.
On the second day in the Ashes, Smith hit a six off the ball of Jack Leach for the 10th consecutive half century. With this, he has also become the first cricketer in the world to score 10 consecutive Test half-centuries against a single team. Let me tell you, Smith broke the record of Inzamam-ul-Haq, the illustrious player of Pakistan. Inzamam had hit half-centuries for 9 consecutive times against England itself.
Not only this, Smith has also recorded the record of making the highest score of 50 plus in Test cricket in the year 2019. Smith has played at least 6 such innings in Tests this year, in which he has scored 50 or more runs. Let me tell you, Smith left behind South African Quinton de Kock who has scored 50 plus 5 times in 7 innings of Tests this year.
Apart from this, Steve Smith has also completed his 700 runs in this Ashes series. Smith has done this feat for the second time when he has scored 700 or more runs in a single test series. He has become equal to Sir Everton Vicks, Sunil Gavaskar and Brian Lara in this matter. The first place in this record is Don Bradman, who scored 700 plus runs in the Test series 5 times.
Let me tell you, Steve Smith has also made a record for the highest runs scored in a Test series in England. With this, as Smith scored 715 runs, he also broke the record of Graeme Smith of South Africa who scored 714 runs in England against England in the year 2003.
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