• Steve Smith has compared his career path to Ashton Agar ahead of Australia’s series with Bangladesh.
  • MORE: ‘I haven’t picked up a bat in about two months’- Smith | England can win the Ashes – Du Plessis​The world’s number 1 ranked Test batsman has praised the left arm spinner’s batting ability, claiming Agar can move up the order one day.
  • Agar is expected to partner Nathan Lyon as the second string spinner against Bangladesh later this month, but captain Smith has drawn comparisons to the start of his career.
  • Whilst these numbers don’t set the world on fire, Smith is excited by Agar’s potential.
  • If Agar turns out to be half as good as Smith, then Australian fans have many reasons to be excited.

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