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News Sports News Cricket News On this day in 2019: Steve Smith made stunning return to Test cricket


NEW DELHI: It was on August 1, 2019, when Australian batsman Steve Smith made a stunning return to the longest format of the game.

Smith was returning to Test cricket after being banned for one year for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal against South Africa in 2018.

The right-handed batsman went on to register a century on his return to Test cricket in the first Ashes Test against England at Birmingham.

Smith came to bat with Australia at 17/2 in the first innings and the side was in a spot of bother.

The visitors were then reduced to ...


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