Australia vs India: Steve Smith Prepared For Test Clashes After Missing Last India Series
Steve Smith admitted Thursday he was pumped to play his first Test in almost a year, revealing how hard it was to miss India's last series in Australia when he was banned for ball-tampering. The two sides meet in a day-night Test in Adelaide from December 17, the first of four clashes over a blockbuster summer. It will be Smith's first red-ball international since the final Test against New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground in January before coronavirus caused havoc. "Very excited, I love Test cricket, it's my favourite form of the game no doubt. It challenges you in so many different ways," Smith, bubbling with enthusiasm, said on a Zoom call from Adelaide.