Again Steve Smith becomes the nightmare for England and scores his 26 test ton and third during this ashes test. He is in the tremendous form and batting with 60+ average. Today, when jack leach was bowling and Steve smith was batting, and Smith got out caught behind, but the delivery was a no-ball, and Steve smith gets an extra chance
Before the start of the fourth ashes test, when the reporter asked Steve smith about Jofra archer factor. Steven Smith said, “I’m not really going to change anything. There have been a lot of talks that he’s got the wood on me, but he hasn’t got me out.”
“I had a few things running through my head… a bit of the past came up from a few years ago, that was probably the first thing I thought about,” he said, in a clear nod to the ball that tragically killed Australian batsman Phil Hughes.
“Then I was like, ‘I’m OK here’ and I was all right… It wasn’t till later that evening that it sort of hit me. It felt like I’d had six beers, that groggy sort of feeling and that stuck around for a couple of days, not a nice place to be in.”
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“The passion that he showed, the fight. He never ever gave up. And when he scored a hundred, he didn’t even celebrate; he didn’t care. He had one thing on his mind, which was getting England over the line, and I really admire that.”
After that Jofra Archer response and said, “Well, I can’t get him out if he wasn’t there. But there’ll be more than ample time to get him out. I’m not saying I won’t get him out, but if we don’t get him out there are ten other people we can get out, and if he’s stranded on 40 that’s not helping his team too much. He can’t do it all himself. We want to win the game. I’m not here to get caught up in a contest with one man. I want to win the Ashes.”