Smith achieved the feat in 97 innings and 53 matches, becoming the third fastest batsman to do so. Supporting Smith from the other end was Maxwell who hit his maiden Test half century.
Captain Steven Smith struck a plucky half century to guide Australia to 194 for four at tea on day one of third Test against India today.
Smith (80*) was in the middle alongside comeback man Glenn Maxwell (19*) in a session where Australia scored 85 runs in 30 overs at the loss of Peter Handscomb (19). It was a less productive session for the hosts, who had taken…
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