Last updated on 1 August 2019 1 August 2019. STEVE SMITH — 11 . Smith joined Sunil Gavaskar as joint-2nd on the list of most runs scored in 4 Tests of a series Ashes 2019: Steve Smith leaves England facing battle to save first Test. The battle between Smith and Archer was at the heart of the 2019 Ashes series, with the young quick troubling the Australian superstar like no one had in recent times. From the … 372. Ashes 2019: Ricky Ponting hails Steve Smith as 'genius' after double ton at Old Trafford in fourth Test More News. Australia's Mr. The Ashes. Ashes 2019: 'Peerless' Smith guides Australia to within reach of urn. Stuart Broad has claimed Steve Smith’s unique mannerisms at the crease are a distraction for umpires. It doesn’t matter what you do, he’s going to score runs. Smith hit 3 hundreds, a double century and 3 fifties in the 4 Tests he played in the series. Australia currently sits at 170 for 3 as the play of the day ended due to rain at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Steve Smith became the leading Test run-scorer in this calendar year as he brought up his third century of the ongoing Ashes series. Steve Smith has lit the fuse for another battle with Jofra Archer, bemused by talk the England quick has got the “wood over” him. Ashes 2019: Steve Smith, Nathan Lyon star as Australia go 1-0 up Australia defeated England in the first Test of the Ashes series by 251 runs at Edgbaston on Monday, thanks to a six-wicket-haul by Nathan Lyon and two centuries by Steve Smith. Smith masterclass, Cummins burst put Ashes within reach. The venues were Edgbaston, Lord's, Headingley, Old Trafford and The Oval. Read more on First Cricket News by Firstpost. England are already on "Plan X" to Australia batsman Steve Smith on day three of the first Ashes Test, says former captain Michael Vaughan. Smith's quickfire 82 helped Australia's lead swell past 350. By Stephan Shemilt BBC Sport at Old Trafford. Australia retained the Ashes in 2019 after drawing the series 2-2 in England. Ashes 2019: Steve Smith's double ton at Old Trafford reveals he is more strength than skills More News. HIGHLIGHTS. By Nick Kelland. Ashes 2019, England vs Australia Highlights, 4th Test Day 2 at Manchester: Steve Smith double ton puts Australia in control. Tanya Rudra Updated: September 05, 2019 10:17 PM IST Ashes 2nd Test: Advantage Australia As Steve Smith, Pacers Shine On Day 4 Peter Siddle and Pat Cummins struck twice late on day four to put England on the backfoot in the second Test. Tim Paine’s Australia retained the urn in England for the first time since 2001. Steve Smith – the GOAT. F Share T Tweet Q SMS W WhatsApp B Email G J Tumblr L LinkedIn. Ashes 2019: 'Steve Smith deserves second chance' By Tom Fordyce Chief sports writer . Here are some of the key highlights from the Ashes 2019 opener at Edgbaston, Birmingham: 1) Steve Smith returned to the longer format since the infamous ball-tampering scandal. Highlights. Last updated on 4 September 2019 4 September 2019. Sep 5th, 2019. Last updated on 4 August 2019 4 August 2019. At a time when Steve Smith scoring hundreds has become a norm, there was a surprise in store for the cricket fraternity … Steve Smith … Consistent Steve Smith was back at his usual job of leading charge of his side's resurgence in the penultimate day of the second Ashes Test versus England at Lord's on Saturday (August 17). Ashes 2019: How Jofra Archer can dismiss Steve Smith at Lord's . Jofra Archer's raw pace, ability to bowl along a disciplined line and length and strength to deliver shorter deliveries almost nonchalantly makes him the biggest threat for Steve Smith. Steve Smith had missed the 3rd Test with concussion after being hit by a Jofra Archer bouncer From the section Cricket. Smith is not the first batsman in modern Ashes history to seize control of a summer. Ashes 2019, England vs Australia Highlights, 4th Test Day 2 at Manchester: Steve Smith double ton puts Australia in control FirstCricket Staff September 6th, 2019 0:41:15 IST Toggle between the tabs above to switch between quick scorecard, full scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary. The century is Smith's 25th in just 65 Tests and his sixth in his last 10 innings against England. Updated Aug 10, 2019 | 13:52 IST | Aratrick Mondal . There’s an inevitability about Smith. Last updated on 4 August 2019 4 August 2019… By Geoff Lemon in Birmingham. Smith has 11 Ashes hundreds and 3 in the ongoing series. Steve Smith has top-scored in the Ashes 2019 with 671 runs He made an impressive comeback to the Test cricket following the ban Ex-Australia captain Mark Taylor feels Smith … The numbers he is putting since his return to Test cricket following a year-long ban is mind-boggling. HIGHLIGHTS. 211 and 82. Ashes 2019, ENG Vs AUS, 4th Test, Day 1: Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith Put Australia On Top At Gloomy Old Trafford Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith … Ashes 2019, England vs Australia Highlights, 4th Test Day 2 at Manchester: Steve Smith double ton puts Australia in control. 879. Australia were the defending holders of the Ashes going into the series, having won in 2017–18. From the section Cricket. Ashes 2019 4th Test Day 1 Highlights – Steve Smith continued his amazing form in the Ashes series, making an impressive unbeaten 60 as Australia’s opener’s failed to make a good start again. Read more on First Cricket News by Firstpost. Ashes 2019, first Test score, Australia vs England, day three highlights, video: Steve Smith leads Edgbaston rescue. By Stephan Shemilt BBC Sport at Edgbaston. England vs Australia Ashes 2019 4th Test Day 4: Steve Smith in action (Reuters Photo) HIGHLIGHTS. Steve Smith is simply inhuman. In 1989 Steve Waugh's scores went 177, 21 not out, 173 and 92. The 2019 Ashes series (officially the Specsavers Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) was a series of Test cricket matches played between England and Australia for The Ashes in August and September 2019. Ashes 2019, 4 th Test at Old Trafford in Manchester: Top highlights. Last updated on 4 September 2019 4 September 2019… If Smith is found to have concussion, then according to the rules, Australia will be able to bring a substitute into their side. Steve Smith hit his 26th Test hundred on Thursday. Steve Smith was dismissed on 82 by Jack Leach. Australia is dominating the fourth Test and - after a run fest on day two - it has one man to thank; Steve Smith. about an hour ago. Updated Sep 06, 2019 | 10:53 IST | Aratrick Mondal . Firstpost India vs Australia: Of pride, grit, and Test of human will . Australia batsman Steve Smith continued his fine run of form in Ashes 2019, hitting his 3rd … Cricket. The Ashes: Steve Smith defies England bowlers, jeers from Edgbaston crowd, to save Australia in first Test . He offers you a caught and bowled chance on 65, you drop it. Smith has dominated the England attack in the 4th Ashes Test. Sep 5th, 2019. Smith got to his 9th successive fifty plus score in Ashes. Ashes 2019: Steve Smith scored his 3rd hundred of the ongoing series on Thursday in Manchester (AP Photo) HIGHLIGHTS. Cricket. Steve Smith amassed 774 runs in the Ashes series at 110.57. @ AFP. Men's Ashes. Steve Smith's 211 helped Australia finish their innings with a massive total of 497 for the loss of eight wickets on Day 2 of Ashes 4th Test. Steve Smith refused to blame his inconsistent teammates for their batting failures during the Ashes 2019 after he again shouldered the run-scoring burden for Australia on Friday. From 3rd Ashes 200 to becoming top run-getter in 2019: All stats from Steve Smith's phenomenal 211 in 4th Test. 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