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Australian batsman Steve Smith scored a double-century against the West Indies. Steve Smith made many big records in his unbeaten innings of 200 runs, and also equaled Sir Don Bradman.
Test cricket has once again returned to the cricket world from December 1. Apart from Pakistan-England, the Australia-West Indies series is also going on at this time. Australia has strengthened its hold in the Test match being played against West Indies in Perth. Australian batsman Steve Smith hit a blistering double century in this match and made many records.
Steve Smith completed his double century on 311 balls, which is the fourth double century of his Test career. In his innings, Steve Smith hit 17 fours and scored an unbeaten 200 runs in the innings. Australia declared their innings against West Indies at 598/4. In this innings, Marnus Labushen also scored a double-century for Australia.
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When Steve Smith completed his 29th century in this match, with this he has reached equal to Australian legend Don Bradman in terms of Test centuries. Steve Smith converted this 29th century into a double century. Don Bradman scored 29 test centuries in only 52 matches. Only Ricky Ponting (41), Steve Waugh (32) and Matthew Hayden (30) have more centuries for Australia.
Steve Smith, one of the best players of the current era, is counted in Fab-4. That is, the list of the four best batsmen which includes Steve Smith, Joe Root, Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson. Now, most of these Test centuries have been named after Steve Smith.