Alex Carey receives further medical treatment following a cut to the chin. Alex Carey receives medical attention after being hit by a ball off the bowling of Jofra Archer. He along with fellow Australian David Warner received a 12-month ban from all forms of cricket last year after being found guilty of ball tampering. Australia’s David Warner walks off after being dismissed for nine.
Yet at 14-3, Australia was creaking, but as so often has been the case, Smith took control. Alongside Carey, the duo added 103 to nudge their side to within grasp of a respectable total. Carey, in particular, looked in good touch. His contribution of 46 off 70 deliveries was even more impressive given the knock to the face he took earlier in the innings.
Marcus Stoinis was dismissed without scoring while the dangerous Glenn Maxwell made a quickfire 22 off 23 deliveries before Archer struck once again. Steve Smith made 85 during his innings for Australia. The new batting pair adding 50 between them before Smith was wonderfully run out by Jos Buttler for 85. Starc followed the very next ball,edging Woakes behind to Buttler for 29 off 36 to leave Australia 217-9.
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