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AUS VS WI: Steve Smith Confident of Recovering From Hip Injury Ahead of 1st Test Against West Indies

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AUS VS WI: Australian stalwart Steve Smith reckoned he sustained a silly hip injury but assured his presence in the 1st Test against West Indies.

The Caribbean team are on a Tour Down Under to play the two-match Test series, which begins on November 30 in Perth. The second game will commence on December 8 in Adelaide.

Steve Smith, who is the finest batter in the Australian red-ball team will again be a critical performer in this series. He has slammed 8,161 runs in 139 Tests at an average of 45.11, with 29 fifties and 12 centuries.

In fact, the 33-year-old, Steve Smith, was prolific in the recent ODI series against England with knocks of 94 and 80*. In 7 Test appearances in 2022, Steve Smith has garnered 494 runs at an average of 49.40.

Steve Smith Confident of Recovering From Hip Injury Ahead of 1st Test Against West Indies
Steve Smith Confident of Recovering From Hip Injury Ahead of 1st Test Against West Indies

With such a sublime form, Smith would be important for Australian to maintain their top position in World Test Championship (WTC) Table. The top two teams in the standings will face each other in the WTC Final next year.

READ MORE: Shikhar Dhawan Reveals The Reason Behind Sanju Samson’s Omission In 2nd ODI Against New Zealand

AUS VS WI: Steve Smith hopeful of playing 1st Test against West Indies

Steve Smith had limited involvement in Sunday’s optional practice session with the Australian team. He caused a blow to his nerve using pso-rite, a u-shaped device which helps players to loosen their muscles.

“It was just me being just silly, to be honest. I was hitting myself in the psoas, trying to loosen that up and I got a little low and I hit a little nerve or something. My hip is a little bit grumbly…but all will be fine,” Steve Smith said.

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The veteran batter, Steve Smith, also opined that he is feeling ultimate about his game at present. Smith added that he is finding it easy to access off-side, and is relishing the nice flow.

READ MORE: A Fan Re-Created Virat Kohli’s Famous Shot Against Haris Rauf With Peter Drury’s Commentary

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Steve Smith’s comments evidently came after he was successful in the ODI series against England. Throughout his innings, the elegant batter manoeuvred the ball and hit boundaries towards the covers, long-off with little movement and utmost ease.

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After the West Indies series, Smith will be up against the challenge in Indian pitches in February-March. With renewed confidence and the ability to play big innings, Steve Smith would look to continue his rich form. It will be interesting to see if Caribbean bowlers can pose a strong challenge to Smith and a strong Aussie team.

AUS VS WI: Australian stalwart Steve Smith reckoned he sustained a silly hip injury but assured his presence in the 1st Test against West Indies.

The Caribbean team are on a Tour Down Under to play the two-match Test series, which begins on November 30 in Perth. The second game will commence on December 8 in Adelaide.

Steve Smith, who is the finest batter in the Australian red-ball team will again be a critical performer in this series. He has slammed 8,161 runs in 139 Tests at an average of 45.11, with 29 fifties and 12 centuries.

In fact, the 33-year-old, Steve Smith, was prolific in the recent ODI series against England with knocks of 94 and 80*. In 7 Test appearances in 2022, Steve Smith has garnered 494 runs at an average of 49.40.

Steve Smith Confident of Recovering From Hip Injury Ahead of 1st Test Against West Indies
Steve Smith Confident of Recovering From Hip Injury Ahead of 1st Test Against West Indies

With such a sublime form, Smith would be important for Australian to maintain their top position in World Test Championship (WTC) Table. The top two teams in the standings will face each other in the WTC Final next year.

READ MORE: Shikhar Dhawan Reveals The Reason Behind Sanju Samson’s Omission In 2nd ODI Against New Zealand

AUS VS WI: Steve Smith hopeful of playing 1st Test against West Indies

Steve Smith had limited involvement in Sunday’s optional practice session with the Australian team. He caused a blow to his nerve using pso-rite, a u-shaped device which helps players to loosen their muscles.

“It was just me being just silly, to be honest. I was hitting myself in the psoas, trying to loosen that up and I got a little low and I hit a little nerve or something. My hip is a little bit grumbly…but all will be fine,” Steve Smith said.

The veteran batter, Steve Smith, also opined that he is feeling ultimate about his game at present. Smith added that he is finding it easy to access off-side, and is relishing the nice flow.

READ MORE: A Fan Re-Created Virat Kohli’s Famous Shot Against Haris Rauf With Peter Drury’s Commentary

Steve Smith’s comments evidently came after he was successful in the ODI series against England. Throughout his innings, the elegant batter manoeuvred the ball and hit boundaries towards the covers, long-off with little movement and utmost ease.

After the West Indies series, Smith will be up against the challenge in Indian pitches in February-March. With renewed confidence and the ability to play big innings, Steve Smith would look to continue his rich form. It will be interesting to see if Caribbean bowlers can pose a strong challenge to Smith and a strong Aussie team.

AUS VS WI: Australian stalwart Steve Smith reckoned he sustained a silly hip injury but assured his presence in the 1st Test against West Indies.

The Caribbean team are on a Tour Down Under to play the two-match Test series, which begins on November 30 in Perth. The second game will commence on December 8 in Adelaide.

Steve Smith, who is the finest batter in the Australian red-ball team will again be a critical performer in this series. He has slammed 8,161 runs in 139 Tests at an average of 45.11, with 29 fifties and 12 centuries.

In fact, the 33-year-old, Steve Smith, was prolific in the recent ODI series against England with knocks of 94 and 80*. In 7 Test appearances in 2022, Steve Smith has garnered 494 runs at an average of 49.40.

Steve Smith Confident of Recovering From Hip Injury Ahead of 1st Test Against West Indies
Steve Smith Confident of Recovering From Hip Injury Ahead of 1st Test Against West Indies

With such a sublime form, Smith would be important for Australian to maintain their top position in World Test Championship (WTC) Table. The top two teams in the standings will face each other in the WTC Final next year.

READ MORE: Shikhar Dhawan Reveals The Reason Behind Sanju Samson’s Omission In 2nd ODI Against New Zealand

AUS VS WI: Steve Smith hopeful of playing 1st Test against West Indies

Steve Smith had limited involvement in Sunday’s optional practice session with the Australian team. He caused a blow to his nerve using pso-rite, a u-shaped device which helps players to loosen their muscles.

“It was just me being just silly, to be honest. I was hitting myself in the psoas, trying to loosen that up and I got a little low and I hit a little nerve or something. My hip is a little bit grumbly…but all will be fine,” Steve Smith said.

The veteran batter, Steve Smith, also opined that he is feeling ultimate about his game at present. Smith added that he is finding it easy to access off-side, and is relishing the nice flow.

READ MORE: A Fan Re-Created Virat Kohli’s Famous Shot Against Haris Rauf With Peter Drury’s Commentary

Steve Smith’s comments evidently came after he was successful in the ODI series against England. Throughout his innings, the elegant batter manoeuvred the ball and hit boundaries towards the covers, long-off with little movement and utmost ease.

After the West Indies series, Smith will be up against the challenge in Indian pitches in February-March. With renewed confidence and the ability to play big innings, Steve Smith would look to continue his rich form. It will be interesting to see if Caribbean bowlers can pose a strong challenge to Smith and a strong Aussie team.

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