Ashes 2021-22: AUS Vs ENG, Steve Smith Joins Sir Don Bradman In Elite List;

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Ashes 2021-22: AUS Vs ENG, Steve Smith Joins Sir Don Bradman In Elite List;

At the Sydney Cricket Ground, Steve Smith on Day 4th of a fourth Test match crosses 3000 runs in Ashes history during his second inning against England.

At the ongoing fourth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia vice-captain Steve Smith became the 6th batsman in Ashes history to cross 3000 runs. On Saturday, the right-hander became the 300th player in the world when he scored 23 runs in the second innings against England.

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Smith joins the elite list such as Sir Don Bradman, Jack Hobbs, Allan Border, Steve Waugh, and David Gower. In addition, the Ex- captain became only the 5th batter in history to hit more Test runs than England. Bradman leads both rankings with 5028 runs.

Australia is in a strong position in the ongoing Sydney Test match Winning the series and keeping the Ashes. Australia declared at 265/6 in the second innings, with Usman Khawaja scoring an unbeaten 101 to give England a 388-run goal.

Usman Khawaja, who is playing his first Test since 2019, created a first-inning total of 137. England is 30/0 at stumps on Day 4 and needs 358 runs to win the match on the final day at Sydney Cricket Ground. Khawaja also became the 3rd player in Test history to score a century in both innings at the SCG.

Batsman With Most runs in Ashes

Player-Runs-Matches-Highest

Don Bradman (AUS)-5028-37-334

Jack Hobbs (ENG)-3636-41-187

Allan Border (AUS)-42-3222-200*

Steve Waugh (AUS)-3173-45-177*

David Gower (ENG)-3037-38-215

Steve Smith (AUS)-3017-31-239

Batsman With Most Test Runs Against England

Player-Runs-Matches-Highest

Don Bradman (AUS)-5028-37-334

Allan Border (AUS)-3548-47-200*

Gary Sobers (WI)-3214-36-226

Steve Waugh (AUS)-3200-46-177*

Steve Smith (AUS)-3017-31-239

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