Watch Video: Steve Smith hit a beach ball for a boundary
While Steve Smith scored his third double century in his career, a bizarre incident occurs during the first innings. A fan pushed a beach ball towards the centre of floor which traveled into cricket ground and came forward to Steve Smith bat which he immediately paddle sweep the beach ball and hit it for a boundary. As soon as the ball hit the fence, the crowd burst into laughter and applause and the video goes viral over social media.
During the middle of the first innings, a fan pushed a beach ball toward the centre of the floor. The ball went so far that it reached steve smith bat. Smith, who was batting at the time, immediately swept with a paddle to push the ball, and the ball went straight to the square leg fence.
Australian batting star Steve Smith returned to action and took control of the Ashes Test’s fourth game by scoring a double century, which placed Australia in a strong position against the hosts, England. Smith’s 211 runs helped Australia went from 450 to publish a daunting total of 497/8 first innings. On the way to his 200, the left-hander also broke multiple records.
After being hit by a deadly Jofra Archer bouncer who forced him to stay out of the third game, Smith returned stronger and surprised the Barbados-born 24-year-old and his team to score 211, which put Australia on top at the end of day two
Despite batting on a difficult surface, the right-handed hitter was excellent in beating rival bowlers. Smith was showing his class by sending every lousy ball to the boundary lines.
Watch Video of Steve Smith Hitting Beach Ball for a Boundary
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