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Steve Smith smashes his 30th test Hundred, overtakes Don Bradman

By Real11 - Jan 5 2023 324 Views
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Steve Smith scored 104 runs on his 30th Test century

 

On Thursday, the 33-year-old Australian batter Steve Smith achieved a big achievement in Test cricket. He has broken the record of former great batter Sir Don Bradman in terms of scoring a century in Tests for Australia. Smith scored a brilliant century in the second match of the three-match Test series being played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) against South Africa, where he scored innings of 104 runs in 192 balls, in which he hit 111 fours and 2 sixes.

This was the 30th century for the right-handed batter in his 92nd Test match, while Bradman has scored 29 centuries in 52 matches. Smith has scored 8647 runs at an average of 60.89. At the same time, Bradman has scored 6996 runs at an average of 99.94.
 
Team India's legendary batter Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for most centuries in Test matches. He had scored 51 Test centuries in his career. Apart from this, India's Rahul Dravid also scored 36 centuries in Test matches. Virat Kohli has 27 Test centuries to his name. With this hundred Steve Smith now moved to 3rd place in terms of hitting the most test Hundred for Australia, while Ricky Ponting stayed on the top for Australia with 41 test centuries in 168 test matches, and Steve Waugh in second place with 32 test hundreds.
 
On the other hand, if we talk about Sydney Test, Australia had scored 473 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 130 overs in their first innings till the time of writing this news, Usman Khawaja (194) and Renshaw(4) stood at the crease had happened.

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