Steve Smith released between Australia and India (India vs Australia, 3rd Test) after scoring 131 runs in the first innings and also scored 81 runs in the second innings. The hosts are currently in a very strong position in the match due to Smith’s blistering innings. He has now surpassed the record of many legends by scoring a century and a half-century in a single inning.
By the time Steve Smith’s century and half-century were written, Australia had a 400-run lead over India. It seems extremely difficult for India to return from here. Smith formed a century partnership with Marnus Labushane (India vs Australia, 3rd Test).
Steve Smith has scored a century and half-century in the same Test 10 times and in this case he surpasses Jack Kallis, Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Alan Border, Alister Cook, and Kumar Sangakkara. Are drawn.
Kallis from South Africa, considered among the world’s greatest all-rounders, has done this feat nine times while Cook, who has scored the most Test runs for England, has scored a century and a half-century in the same match 8 times.
Apart from this, Border, Sachin, Potting, and India’s current captain Virat Kohli have scored centuries and half-centuries in the same match 7-7 times.