Ashes 2017-2018: Steve Smith reaches double century in third Test

PERTH: Australian captain Steve Smith’s fantastic year proceeded as he scored his second Test double century on the third day of the third Ashes Test against England at the WACA Ground on Saturday.

Smith and Mitchell Marsh conveyed the home side past the English first innings add up to with a massive fifth-wicket partnership that seemed to smash the sightseers’ purpose. Continuing on 92 toward the begin of play, Smith squandered brief period raising his 22nd Test century, achieving the stamp from 138 balls, his speediest Test century regarding balls confronted.

He achieved 200 by working Moeen Ali through mid-wicket for another single, having confronted 301 balls and hit 26 fours and one six.