Australia’s star batter Steve Smith reached his 31st ton in the very first over of Day 2 against India in the WTC final. Steve Smith struck his 7th ton in England and it won’t be wrong to say that the batter would be keen to make a massive score.
It was a near-perfect Day 1 for the Aussies after being asked to bat first by India. The pitch astonishingly didn’t deteriorate as the game progressed. The Aussies were in a spot of bother at 76-3.
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The duo Steve Smith & Travis Head got their eye in as Smith was seen struggling to clear the fence bit but that didn’t stop him from rotating the strike and using the crease smartly and troubled the bowlers with his swift stroke-play.
Travis Head smashed a stellar ton and was decimating the opposition team with his attacking brand of cricket. Head’s score at the end of Day 1 was 146 runs in 156 balls and was quite ruthless in his approach.
Watch- Chaos between Mohammed Siraj & Steve Smith
Mohammed Siraj was bowling the 86th over, on the 4th delivery Steve Smith just walked away from playing the ball as Siraj was furious and threw the ball to the batter Steve Smith and there were some words exchanged between the duo as well.
Siraj is the most dislikeable Cricketer i’ve ever seen.pic.twitter.com/3aGCxXDEyF
— ` (@rahulmsd_91) June 8, 2023
Australia’s score at 85.3 overs was 336-3 and the deadly duo of Smith & Head will have to play out the morning session smartly as a score around 500 would keep the side in the ascendancy.