BBL 2023: Century by Steve Smith, Sydney Sixers vs Sydney Thunder, Parramatta Eels, Score, Updates, Highlights, Video

Steve Smith has accomplished it once more.

Australia’s Take a look at No 3 has reminded the cricket world that he’s simply as adept within the shortest type of the sport, smashing his second Huge Bash century in every week.

Smith batted first within the Sydney derby between the Sixers and Thunder and placed on an absolute clinic to hit triple digits with simply 56 balls.

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Smith hit the Thunder’s bowlers everywhere in the SCG and hit his hundred with an enormous six.

He completed 125 not from 66 balls in a sensational innings with 9 sixes.

The Sixers hit a powerful 2/187 from their 20 overs as Smith and captain Moises Henriques (45 not from 46 balls) got here collectively for a 155-run partnership — the best of the Sixers season.

Mark Waugh mentioned on Fox Cricket: “He is put up an absolute clinic right here tonight… kind of a present tonight.

“He become the Hulk tonight.”

“I am speechless,” mentioned Moises Henriques.

“To assume that we would not let him play final yr.

“That was unbelievable. On a few of these recordings, I simply stood on the opposite finish, shocked.”

Remarkably, the explosive knock was Smith’s second Huge Bash century inside every week of his Hundred within the Sixers’ win over the Adelaide Strikers at Coff’s Harbour.

Previous to his return to Magenta, no male Sixers participant had ever made it a century in Huge Bash historical past. Now they’ve two, each courtesy of Smith.

A big crowd crammed the SCG and there have been hilarious scenes when certainly one of Smith’s sixes landed in a field within the crowd occupied by Parramatta Eels gamers together with halfback Mitchell Moses.

Sadly, the Eels had been unable to carry onto the catch, which Waugh described as “knocking”.

David Warner’s Sydney Thunder failed in response and was knocked out of the event at 62, with Warner having the best rating at simply 16 because the Sixers drove to a 125-run win.

“It was a massacre, wasn’t it?” former Australian bowler Brett Lee mentioned on Fox Cricket.

Initially revealed as ‘Absolute Clinic’: Steve Smith crushes one other brutal century within the BBL derby