The unstoppable Smith again amazed everyone by smashing a mighty double hundred innings.
A two-match test series between Australia vs West Indies is being played in Perth. While Australia lost two wickets on the first day of the test and scored 293 runs, Marnus played a strong knock with century for Australia and on the second day of the game Another explosive batsman Smith scored a brilliant double century, not only that but the batter has equaled a record of Australia’s legendary batsman Sir Don Bradman.
The Kangaroo team scored 293 runs on the loss of two wickets on the first day of the series, today i.e. on December 1, Australia’s special batter Steve Smith scored a brilliant century in the second day’s game. He completed his century on the second day of the match, which was the 29th century of his Test career. Along with Marnus Labuschagne, He shared a big partnership of 251 runs for the third wicket to take the team towards a big score.
Smith and Labuschagne made kangaroos innings stable.
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Both the batters did not allow any further damage on the first day. On the second day as well, both continued their brilliant batting. When Labuschagne completed his double century, Smith scored his century. On a score of 402, Labushen was dismissed after scoring 204 runs. He hit 20 fours and 1 six in his innings. After the departure of Marnus Labushen, there was a 196-run partnership between Travis Head and Smith. Smith also completed his double century. This is the fourth double century of his career.
Head kept his head up but missed his century by just 1 run.
Travis Head also batted well but on the score of 99 he was bowled by Braithwaite without completing his century. After this Pat Cummins decided to declare the innings. Thanks to two brilliant double century innings, Australia had scored 598 runs. West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite took 2 wickets while Jayden Sills and Kyle Myers took 1-1 wickets. A series of two Test matches will be played between Australia and West Indies. The second match will be played in Adelaide from 8 December
A little glimpse on Smith’s test stats.
Let us tell you that Steve Smith’s Test record has been excellent. He made his Test debut in the year 2010. He has played a total of 88 matches in Tests since 2010, in which he has scored 8283 runs, during which his strike rate is 54.13 and the average is 60.9. Let us tell you that his best Test performance was 239. He has scored a total of 29 centuries and 36 half-centuries in Test cricket so far.