Australian Skipper and world’s number one test batsman at the moment is having some bad time with his fitness and might miss the fifth test match of The Ashes 2017-18. Australian Cricket Team already won the series with three wins in the first three games and the fourth test match at MCG ended as a draw. The fifth test match starting from 4th of January.

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According to some reports, Australian Skipper got sore back which can led to Australian Team go on the field without Steve Smith. However, The absence of Steve Smith won’t make a huge impact in the context of the series.

However, Steve Smith has been playing cricket consistently and one long season is ahead so Australia might not take a risk and give Steve Smith a much needed rest for the final game.

Steve Smith has been in amazing form and he is the most important player in Australia’s team. Smith already scored 239 runs in a particular innings which is his highest score.¬†As per the reports in, Smith missed the most recent team practice session as well.