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Steve Smith surpasses Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar with 24th Test century

Deccan Chronicle – Smith has scored nine centuries in 42 innings and averages over 60 in the Ashes.

Summary

  • Smith has scored nine centuries in 42 innings and averages over 60 in the Ashes.
  • (Photo: AFP)Mumbai: Smith marked his return to Test cricket by smashing a ton on the opening day of the Ashes series at Edgbaston on Thursday.
  • Smith, who served a 12-month ban for his involvement in last year’s ball tampering standard played an innings on 144 runs, comprising 16 fours and two sixes.
  • Smith scored his 24th Test century in 118 innings and became the second fastest batsman to do so.
  • Smith has scored nine centuries in 42 innings and averages over 60 in the Ashes.


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