Smith returns to net practice, can play last one day against England

Smith returns to net practice, can play last one day against England

Manchester. Australia coach Justin Langer said on Tuesday that Steve Smith would return to net practice on Tuesday and play the third and last ODI against England. Smith, the Australian star batsman, was hit on the head by the coaching staff during practice. He did not play the first two matches.

Langer said that Smith ran on Monday and is on the road to recovery provided he gets enough practice on the eve of the match. The third and last ODI will be played on Wednesday. Langer said, "We are following all protocols. He is heading in the right direction and is expected to play tomorrow.