‘Steve Smith and captaincy is a perfect pair’: R Ashwin

Senior India spinner R Ashwin accepts Steve Smith has the captaincy keenness and it’s a perfect pair. Aswin’s remark came on Wednesday night after Smith-drove Australia crushed India in the third and last ODI by 21 runs.

Dazzled with Smith’s authority, Ashwin took to Twitter and stated, “Steve Smith and captaincy is a perfect pair.” In spite of their full-time captain Pat Cummins’ nonattendance, Australia’s capacity to immediately reset, bounce back and at last rule was in plain view again in India where they fixed the series with a 21-run win in Chennai on Wednesday under substitute captain Steve Smith.

Again in the wake of losing the principal ODI, the Aussies hit back in the second and series was 1-1. Smith’s proactive and strategically dependable choices in regards to bowling changes and field placings dazzled quite a large number.

The Indian batting unit by and by gagged under tireless tension from the Australian spinners as the guests secured the three-match ODI series 2-1. Pursuing a firm objective of 270 on a precarious pitch, India were all out for 248 in 49.1 overs as Australia returned the series in the wake of losing the primary ODI by five wickets.

As it turns out, Australia were the last worldwide group to beat India in a reciprocal ODI series back in 2019. The score-line in those days was 3-2. Since that series rout four years back, India have won seven consecutive respective ODI elastic at home.

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