Steve Smith is an Australian cricketer. He was also currently the captain of all three formats of Australia. On 23 December 2015, Smith was awarded the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, named ICC Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year, for the 2014–15 season.Australia trail 0-2 in the series, and will also miss the services of other senior members like David Warner and Josh Hazlewood who have already been ruled out of the Test series due to injuries.
The team captain suddenly changed between the India-Australia series
Australian captain Pat Cummins has decided to pull out of the third Test against India due to a family emergency, with vice-captain Steve Smith taking over the responsibility of leading the team in the match starting March 1 in Indore. Australia defeated by six wickets in three days in the second Test last week, after which Cummins returned home. According to ‘cricket.com.au’, ‘Due to a family emergency, Pat Cummins returned to Australia after the second Test and this fast bowler will remain at home during the third match next week.’
I have decided not to return to India at this time, as my mother is ill and her condition is serious. I think it is best for me to be here with my family. I appreciate the overwhelming support I have received from Cricket Australia and my teammates. Thank you for your understanding.”Test vice-captain Steven Smith will lead the team in Indore. Since taking over from Cummins, Smith has captained him twice in Tests.
The Australian team will leave for Indore on February 26
Let me tell you, so far two Test matches have played between the two teams, in which India has won and taken a 2-0 lead. If the host wins any one of the remaining two matches, then it will reach the final of this season of the World Test Championship. It is very important for Australia to win the third and fourth tests as well. At present, Australia will leave for Indore where the third test match starts on March 1, and Australia will leave on February 26. Australia is in the first position in the points table of the World Test Championship 2022-23 season while India is in the second position. Talking about Steve Smith, he is in good form at the moment and now he will have to shoulder the responsibility of captaincy once again. KL’s form from India remains a matter of concern at this time.
The third Test match will hold at Holkar Stadium
At the same time, all-rounder Cameron Green is fit to play the third Test and he is likely to play in third Test at Holkar Stadium. Green had a fractured finger, which caused the Australian team’s combination to deteriorate in the first two Tests. With the return of Green, Australia will get a second seam bowling option. Cummins was the only fast bowler in Delhi. Green told reporters in Delhi on Friday, ‘When you join the team as an all-rounder, you can probably help a little in the balance of the team. It will be interesting to see how the selectors choose in this match.
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