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.
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 Stuff.co.nz, Smith missed the most recent team practice session as well.