Steve Smith: is Now in the Top Eight list of Highest run-scorer in Test Cricket for Australia

Australia’s champion batsman Steve Smith has achieved one more exceptional milestone in the second innings of the last Test match in Brisbane.

With a half century in the second innings during the last Test between India vs Australia in Brisbane, Smith became the 8th highest run scorer for Australia in Test cricket.

He has now scored 7540 runs is seventy-seven Test matches surpassing former batsman Mark Taylor, who has scored 7525 Test runs in his whole career.

Smith slammed his 31st Test half century during the second session in their second innings in the last Test at Brisbane.

He played 74 balls and scored 55 runs including 7 fours with a strike rate of 74. His game was little bit aggressive to increase their total Lead against India.

Smith missed an outstanding ton which could have been a historic hundred in second innings at Brisbane but his innings helped Australia to get on top.

When we talk about the modern-day cricket Smith is undoubtedly the best Test batsman.

In the list of the active cricketers with at least 20+ Tests, Smith owns the best average of just below 62 runs in Test cricket.

He has also the second highest Test average in the all-time list only after the great Donald Bradman whose average is 99.94 in the Test cricket.

In the home Tests Smith has scored 3657 runs from 38 Tests consisting 14 centuries.

Do you think Steve Smith can top the highest scorer list in Test cricket for Australia?

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