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Steven Smith scored a century after a year and a half

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After a long wait, Steven Smith finally reached the 28th Test century of his career. The former Australia captain scored a century in the ongoing Galle Test against Sri Lanka on Friday. For this he had to wait for exactly one and a half years and 18 innings. The batsman, one of the best in the world, last scored a Test century in the Sydney Test against India in January 2021.Another Aussie batsman, Manners Labushan, also scored a century in the Gaull Test today. Australia won the toss and elected to bat. Ajid lost to David Warner (5) by 15 runs. After that, Usman Khwaja and Manars Labushan handled the danger by averaging 55 runs. Ramesh Mendis bowled Usman Khawaja for 36 runs. After that, Smith and Labushan combined for the third wicket with a great pair of 134 runs.
Labushan, who picked up his 7th career century off 147 balls, stopped at 104 off 12 boundaries. Hunter Prabhat Jayasuriya. Smith then completed his 27th century with 193 balls. Drive 13 boundaries. What is called the perfect Test innings was seen after a long time at Smith’s bat. After that, Jayasuriya’s pair pushed Travis Head (12) and Cameron Green (4) and Australia got some backfoot. As of this writing, Smith is batting at 109 *. Ajit collected 298 runs for 5 wickets.