Indian Express – By: Express Web Desk | Published: December 18, 2017 8:48 Steve Smith led Australia to a victory in the third Test by an innings and 41 runs.

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  • By: Express Web Desk | Published: December 18, 2017 8:48 Steve Smith led Australia to a victory in the third Test by an innings and 41 runs.
  • (Source: AP)After securing the urns during his first Ashes campaign, Australian skipper Steve Smith is delighted with the efforts put in by his side.
  • Moments after the end of the match, Smith, in an interview with ABC radio revealed that emotions got the better of him as he cried in the sheds.
  • “Everyone has played a part in this series, they have done a great job for Australia, for their country and to get that urn back in Perth yet again,” said Smith before adding, “My first series as captain in the Ashes, I really wanted to leave my mark and do some really great things.
  • The work that they do – the weights, the rehab, the fitness – everything they do to get themselves right for Test match cricket is incredible,” he concluded by saying.


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