The Ashes 2023 series between England and Australia is in colour. The third Test match of the series will be played at Headingley Stadium in Leeds. The result of this match could decide the outcome of the series directly. Because England have accepted the defeat in the first two matches. This match will be important for former Australian captain and legendary batsman Steve Smith.
Steve Smith will play his 100th Test match in Headingley Test. The responsibility of making a big innings in this match will be on his shoulders to make his team win. Australia won the first match of Ashes 2023 by two wickets at Edgbaston Stadium. But Smith was dismissed for 16 and 6 in this match. In the second match of the series, however, Smith scored a century at the historic Lord’s Stadium. It was his 32nd Test century.
Smith has tied Steve Waugh for the most centuries for Australia and is just a few centuries short of former captain Ricky Ponting. Smith won the man of the match award for his display at Lord’s. He is expecting a big innings to make the Headingley Test a memorable one in a similar fashion. Because this is Smith’s 100th Test match in his career. Smith’s performance has been the best of his Test career so far.
Steve Smith has scored 9113 runs in 175 innings at an average of 59.55 in his Test career. Smith has the honor of scoring the most runs after 99 Test matches in his career. Second on the list is Brian Lara, who scored 8833 runs in 174 innings. Third is Younis Khan, who has scored 8594 runs. Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara is fourth with 8572 runs in 166 innings. Indian legend Rahul Dravid is at number five in the list. Dravid scored 8492 runs in 167 innings. (Steve Smith will play his 100th Test match at Headingley Stadium)
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