On Day 2 of the 4th Ashes Test at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester, Australian star batsman Steve Smith scored his third double hundred. Smith played a brilliant knock of 211 runs taking his team to a mammoth total of 497 runs in first innings.

Smith’s first two double hundred also came against England, one in 2015 at Lord’s and another in 2017 at Perth.

This year in Test format, Smith has scored 579 runs in just four innings, most by any batsman. On the second place, its England’s Ben Stokes at 513 runs in 13 innings.

Earlier this week, Steve Smith also surpassed Indian skipper Virat Kohli to grab the top spot in the ICC Test Batting Rankings.

Cricket fraternity took Twitter to laud the spectacular Steve Smith. Here are some Twitter reactions:

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