Steve Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test: Cricket Australia

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Steve Smith suffered concussion when he was felled by a Jofra Archer bouncer on Saturday (August 18) in the first innings of the second Test at Lord's. Photo: @piersmorgan/Twitter

Australia’s star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test beginning on Thursday, Cricket Australia announced on Tuesday (August 20).

The 30-year-old — who has scored two centuries and 92 in his three innings in the first two Tests — suffered concussion when he was felled by a Jofra Archer bouncer on Saturday (August 18) in the first innings of the second Test at Lord’s.

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

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