Tanya Rudra Updated: September 05, 2019 10:17 PM IST Steve Smith clips seamer Craig Overton off his pads to bring up his century, his third Test ton in four innings. Except for the wicket of Shaun Marsh, England bowlers couldn’t do any damage. Smith was 60 not out-his eighth successive Test 50 against England extending the 30-year-old's Ashes record. His lowest score of the current campaign was the 92 he posted at Lord's after being felled by Archer.Australia resumed on 170-3 after Wednesday's rain-marred first day in Manchester. Pace spearheads Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins got the breakthroughs, dismissing openers Rohit Sharma (26) and Shubman Gill (50) as India reached stumps at 96-2, 242 runs adrift. Men's Ashes. The likes of Warner, Khawaja, Bancroft and Matthew Wade were all sent back cheaply by the England pacers, who dominated the proceedings early on the first day of the Test match. Steve the Unstoppable: Smith completes rare Ashes double. Early and personal life. It was Smith's tenth century in Ashes as he became the second-fastest to 24 Test hundreds after Australian legend Sir Don Bradman. Smith roared and punched the air as he reached the landmark after more than seven hours of batting. Steve Smith walks back after being dismissed on Day 4 of the 5th Ashes Test at The Oval on Sunday (Reuters Photo) Steve Smith walked out to boos in this year’s Ashes series but walked off to a standing ovation. Smith has equalled the record of Steve Waugh (10 centuries) and only behind Don Bradman (19) and Jack Hobbs (12). The world is in awe of Steve Smith after his latest insane masterclass. Fresh round of Centre-farmers' talks fail to yield any result, what's next? Watch: Rare Gangetic dolphin beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh, No breakthrough in fresh round of Centre-farmers' talks, next meeting on January 15, Copyright © 2021 Living Media India Limited. Australia yesterday snapped up two wickets in the final session to leave India with work to do in the third Test as they chased the hosts’ 338 following Steve Smith’s first century in more than a year. Steve Smith also became the first Australian since Allan Border in 1981-85 to score 500+ runs in consecutive Ashes series in England. But as the game progressed, it was Smith who had the last laugh. This was Smith's third hundred of a series where he made 144 and 142 in Australia's 251-run win in the opener at Edgbaston-his first Test since completing a 12-month ball-tampering ban. Smith hit 144-runs and 142-runs when Australia beat England by 251 runs at Edgbaston to win the opening five-game Ashes series. Broad got rid of both the Australian openers David Warner (2) and Cameron Bancroft (8) cheaply before Chris Woakes jolted the middle order. 71.52. Playing his first Test match since the infamous ball-tampering scandal which rocked Australian cricket in 2018, Steve Smith slammed his 24th century in the longest format of the game to once again stamp his authority as one of the best batsmen in the modern era. The 30-year-old right-hander had looked more frenzied than usual at the crease after lunch and had already had a moment of fortune when he skied the ball high into the offside off Leach, only for it to drop perfectly in the gap between two fielders, prior to edging the spinner to slip. 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Steve Smith made his ninth straight Ashes half century. In his first Test in 16 months, former captain becomes just second man this century to score twin tons in an Ashes Test Australia star Steve Smith marked his return to international cricket with a third hundred of this Ashes series on Thursday. While he was his otherworldly-self in the Ashes 18 months ago, the year 2020 … Smith rescued Australia after a poor start and battled English bowlers with grit and determination to bring up his century in 184 deliveries. The Steve Smith double century at Old Trafford that continued his brilliant Ashes campaign has generated wonder Down Under, with Australia media branding him a modern-day Don Bradman on Friday. After a 12-month ban, Smith started off with the fireworks in the ICC World Cup 2019. (AP: Rui Vieira) Related Story: Tons for Smith and Wade lead Australia to brink of victory in first Ashes Test Steve Smith scored his 23rd Test century as the Australia captain and a lifeless MCG pitch denied England victory on Saturday. England were denied by yet another century from Australia captain Steve Smith as the fourth Ashes Test ended in a draw. "Steve Smith could have England reaching for sandpaper if he continues batting like this after dogged Edgbaston century," a headline on the Sun read. Pic: Getty "I'm always positive, I think we can do it." Aussie skipper Tim Paine opted to bat first after winning the toss in Edgbaston. Smith dominated in Melbourne on the final day, posting 102 not out as Australia reached 263-4 to draw the fourth Test and take a 3-0 series lead into the final Ashes clash. With the pitch and the new ball assisting the English pacers, it was always going to be a stern test for the Australian batsmen and Smith showed his class with a knock that silenced the loud English fans present in the stands at Edgbaston. Ashes hundreds. Let’s look at some Twitter reactions on Steve Smith’s Century at Ashes 3rd Test. Steve Smith was booed after making a wonderful century. Smith is now equal second, alongside Steve Waugh, for most Ashes tons by an Australian. Steve Smith roared back to form with a century - first by an Australian this Border-Gavaskar series - on the second day of the third Test match against India at his home ground in Sydney. 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 is back in the runs in the third Test at the SCG, with a couple of late wickets backing up his drought-breaking century on day two against India. NBD, But Steve Smith Cracked Out A Casual Ashes Century On His Test Return Remarkably, Smith's all three double centuries have been scored against England. Steve Smith scored an emotional century in his Test comeback. Steve Smith scored his third double century on Thursday as he continued to dominate the English bowling attack in the current Ashes series. The modern-day legend has taken the game to another level against his favorite opponent England. As Australia kept losing wickets at regular intervals, it was Smith, who stood like a rock in the middle and arrested a collapse combining with the tail to put his team back in a decent position. With this century, Steve Smith smashed his 6th Ashes ton in his last 10 Ashes innings. The right-hander was welcomed by heavy booing from the English fans as he walked out to bat. However, the decision backfired for the visitors as they were reduced to tatters early in the innings with the duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad running havoc with the new ball. Steve Smith century frustrates England as Australia save fourth Ashes Test This article is more than 2 years old Match drawn after Australia’s captain hits unbeaten 102 on day five at MCG He reached his 25th Test century in 65th Test match, despite a one-year ban from international cricket. Wickets kept tumbling from one end but that didn't deter Smith's confidence as he looked in fine touch. Smith was caught at first slip by Ben Stokes but following replays, the in-form Australia batsman was called back to the middle.England will rue that missed opportunity to remove the world's top-ranked test batsman, who has looked in form despite missing the last test due to concussion. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, England vs Australia, Ashes 2019 Live Score 4th Test Day 2: Steve Smith completes double century (Reuters Photo), Steve Smith hits 3rd Ashes double century, Ashes 2019: England trolled after Steve Smith survives thanks to Jack Leach no-ball, Smith also completed 500 runs in this series during this innings, Smith's all three double centuries have been scored against England, Smith brought up his double century off 310 balls. the ashes; World reacts to Steve Smith’s latest act of brilliance. Steve Smith’s superb 144 helped Australia recover from 122-8 to post 284 on the opening day of the first Ashes Test, despite Stuart Broad’s five wickets for England Steve Smith produced the finest innings of his career in his return to Test cricket, rescuing Australia with a stunning 144 on day one of the first Ashes Test against England. Smith roared and punched the air as he reached the landmark after more than seven hours of batting. An emotive Steve Smith said his brilliant contribution to England’s humiliation in Australia’s first test was dreams come true after the pain of his ban on handling the ball. Steve Smith makes 144 on his return to Test cricket after the ball-tampering scandal to halt England's charge on the opening day of the Ashes. Steve Smith, now the 3rd fastest to 22 Test Centuries. Photo: Steve Smith scored a century in both innings for the first time in his career. Australian superstar, Steve Smith’s love for the Ashes is well known. It took the Aussie 201 balls to hit triple figures. Remarkably, Smith's all three double centuries have been scored against England. Cricket: Steve Smith has scored his 27th Test century, on day two of the 3rd Test at the SCG. He scored 144 runs off 218 balls to take Australia to competitive first innings total of 284 runs. On a day when none of the Aussie top-order batsmen managed to stand firm against the English bowlers, Smith found unlikely support from tail-enders Siddle and Nathan Lyon. He started off cautiously and took his time to read the pitch and settle down well to ensure England bowlers remain far from restricting Australia to a low-key total. Treated like drug addict: Black doctor alleges racism at hospital; dies of Covid, What agitating farmers want, and why the Centre may not oblige, The Rajinikanth dilemma in Tamil Nadu politics, Battered Congress looks at hard road ahead, Centre has sought 45 lakh more doses of Covaxin, say sources, Get Real India: Declared dead in govt records, two men are fighting to prove they are alive, AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria urges all to get vaccinated, Ground Report: Tourist areas near LAC reopen eight months after India-China standoff, Farmers gear up for tractor rally on Republic Day. And he made 92 in the other Ashes innings. Australia's Steve Smith celebrates his century. Steve Smith celebrates reaching a century on day two of the third Test. Sir Don Bradman tops the list with 19 centuries. Smith fell for 23 on Day 4 of the 5th Ashes Test … Starting the Day 3, the Australian Batsmen looked very comfortable. Steve Smith holds his bat aloft after scoring a vital century for Australia Credit: Reuters 7 Steve Smith showed his class in the First Ashes Test Credit: Getty - Contributor The ton was Smith's 11th in Ashes cricket but he should not have gone much further. The former Australian captain survived an umpiring howler en-route his hundred and posted two crucial stands of 59 and 108 runs respectively for the fourth and eighth wicket respectively with Travis Head (35) and Peter Siddle (44). Smith reached his 27th Test hundred in 201 deliveries, collecting three off India pace debutant Navdeep Saini. Steve Smith's sensational comeback to Test cricket continued as for the second time in four days the former Australian skipper etched his name in Ashes folklore. (Photo by Mike Egerton/PA Images via Getty Images) All three were playing their first Test matches since being banned for their roles in … Steve Smith was born on 2 June 1989 in Kogarah, Sydney to an Australian father, Peter, who has a degree in chemistry, and an English mother, Gillian. Steve Smith scored his 24th Test century in the Ashes opener against England at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham on Thursday. Smith was handed a reprieve when he was batting on 118 on Thursday after Jack Leach bowled a no-ball. Smith though, whose lowest score in this series is 92 at Lord's, brought up his double century off 310 balls when he whipped a full delivery from Craig Overton past mid-on. 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