It would be no surprise to call Steven Smith the best batsmen of our generation, the man has achieved pretty much everything a Batsmen could want in the amazing game of cricket. He has for so long been a consistent batsmen for the Australian side and he was part of the 2015 World Cup winning side and has also had the honour of captaining the national side. He averages an amazing 64 in test cricket, which shows how consistent the man has been for his side. Although he was surrounded by controversy when he along with 2 other players were sentenced to 1 year suspension after they were caught tampering with the ball. Steve Smith was the captain of the side in which they were caught doing unfair activity on the ground against South Africa.
A very tough time in the career of the then skipper, however after coming back he has been an absolute sensation for his side and in the on going Ashes series against England he has surely shown us his worth. He has played an instrumental role in helping Australia lead the series 2-1 against a formidable English side and during his Ten innings in the fuve test matches in the series and the former skipper has been amazing,so amazing that Australia’s prolific batsman Steve Smith has broken the record for the most consecutive fifty-plus scores against one opponent, a record which was previously held by Pakistan’s legendary batsman Inzamamul Haq, another great cricket player, who has had a fair share of records in his tenure, but records are meant to be broken and who deserves it more than Steven Smith.
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Moreover, the record held by Inzamam was that he made nine consecutive scores above fifty against England. Smith has now crossed the previous record with ten scores above fifty against England during the ongoing 2019 Ashes series.Smith crossed the record when he scored a fifty during Australia’s first innings of fifth Ashes Test at the Oval., The Australian batsmen has been in the form of his life in the ongoing Ashes series, scoring the most amount of runs in the series and he is definitely in line to receive the man of the series award too, he deserves it all of the cricket community can agree on that. His penchant for scoring resulted in Australia retaining the lead in the series after their victory in the fourth Ashes Test at Manchester.