Latest Cricket News – Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 2nd Test at Lords: Australian batsman Steve Smith on Saturday (17 August) on the fourth day of the second Test match against England, Jofra Archer’s bouncer suffered a neck injury. Despite coming back to the crease again, but missed the century in the third consecutive innings by eight runs. Smith had to leave the crease in the second session of the day due to injury from Archer’s ball. When Smith was hit on the neck, he lay down on the ground. Smith was groaning with pain lying on the ground. In such a situation, Joffra Archer was laughing while standing with Jose Butler on the field. Fans are very angry with Archer’s actions.
On the fourth day of the second Test match at Lord’s ground, a ball from England fast bowler Joffra Archer hit Australian batsman Steve Smith on the neck below the ear. Archer’s ball at a speed of 92.3 mph hit his neck and head. Smith fell to the ground after the ball and a short time later retired retired.
When Steve Smith got the ball, he had scored 80 runs from 152 balls. As soon as the ball hit, some other England players stood up to Smith. Physio saw Smith on the field and then took him out. Smith fell face down. The helmet he was wearing did not have neck protection. The helmets were made after the death of Philip Hughes in a home match in Sydney in 2014 following a bouncer.
While Steve Smith was undergoing treatment on the field, Joffra Archer was caught on camera laughing on the field. Joffra Archer was laughing standing on the field with Jose Butler. In this situation, the fans were angry with him and heard him fiercely on social media.
6 short balls in an over and a half. Where did you think this was going to end up Archer?
And you’re cracking up laughing.
— Ed (@terkey76) August 17, 2019
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) August 17, 2019
He, however, returned to the ground and was eventually out lbw scoring 92 runs. In this way, he could not score a century in the series for the first time. Smith was again at the crease when Peter Siddle was dismissed after being off the field for 46 minutes. After this, he played the second and third balls of Chris Woakes and hit the boundaries. But when he was 92, he dropped the ball from Chris Woakes which lbw him out. This time too, the audience applauded him with applause.