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Steve Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test after concussion

Australian star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of playing third Ashes test at Headingley, as he has not recovered completely from the concussion he suffered after being struck on the neck by a Jofra Archer bouncer at Lord’s last week.

Cricket Australia announced on their website saying, “Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test at Headingley, with coach Justin Langer confirming the news after the batsman sat out Australia’s training session on Tuesday”.

Smith did accompany the team to the ground for practice on Tuesday (August 20) but did not train.

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As being reported, the team doctor Richard Saw had the final say on whether Smith played or not and he was seen speaking with him during team training on Tuesday.

According to the website, Aussie vice-captain Pat Cummins patted Smith on the shoulder and coach Justin Langer wrapped his arm around the former captain as the rest of the squad trained without him.

The 30-year-old batsman has scored two centuries and 92 in his three innings in the first two Test matches.

Smith is the leading scorer in the series, he has so far made 378 runs from 3 innings, and had initially retained hope of playing at Headingley.

Saman Siddiqui

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