AUS vs PAK 3rd Test: Third day’s play stopped due to Steve Smith, know the big reason behind it


Smith has played an innings of 38 runs in the match.

Steve Smith and Jamal. (Photo Source: X(Twitter)

After winning the first two Test matches against Pakistan, the Pat Cummins-led Australia cricket team will face Shan Masood and Co. in the third and final Test match from January 3 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Today on January 5 the third part of the game started.

However, today, on the third day of the game, the game had to be stopped for some time due to Australian batsman Steve Smith. Let us tell you that what happened was that during Australia’s first innings, Steve Smith was batting, but before the 71st over, he saw something on the sight screen, which distracted him.

So Smith requested the umpire to remove this thing, due to which the match had to be stopped for a while on the third day of the game. So if we tell you about Steve Smith’s performance in the match, for Australia, in the first innings he scored 38 runs in 86 balls, in which he hit three fours.

Watch the viral video of this incident

On the other hand, if we tell you the status of this match, at present the host Australian team is sitting in the driver’s seat. Till the time of writing the news, Pakistan cricket team has taken a lead of 77 runs over Australia by scoring 63 runs at the loss of 4 wickets after 22 overs in the second innings.

Currently, Mohammad Rizwan is present at the crease with 3* runs and Saud Shakeel has scored 0* runs. From Pakistan, Abdullah Shafiq and Shan Masood are out for zero without opening the account. While Sam Ayub scored 33 runs and Babar Azam scored 23 runs. So far, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon and Travis Head have got 1-1 wicket in bowling from Australia.

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