Steve Smith: The last four months in India have been incredible


Steve Smith has had a long tour in India, that begun in February 2017. From giving a tough fight to the present best Test team on the planet – India – to leading his team to Indian Premier League 2017 final, Smith may have had a long journey in the nation, however an incredible one.

Skipper of Rising Pune Supergiant, in an instagram post on Sunday, said that playing for Pune this season has been a terrific experience and that he was looking forward to the last day of the match, before leaving for the ICC Champions Trophy. He made a collage of his experience over the last couple of months and chose an IPL image with teammate and previous skipper MS Dhoni, picture of him rubbing his nose against the Dalai Lama, celebration of a Test century and an interesting occurrence between him and Wriddhiman Saha amid the intense Tests.

India won the four-Test series against Australia 2-1. Smith said that despite the fact that the Test matches against India were tough, they were charming. “The last 4 months here in India have been incredible. There has been some good and bad times along the way but I’ve learnt such a great deal. The Test matches were tough however so enjoyable to be apart of. I’ve met some great individuals, and I’ve made some new friends.”

Smith added that he looked forward to his last night of the unforgettable trip in India. “The IPL and playing with Pune has been a terrific experience and I look forward to spending my last night here in India battling it out in the Final. Much thanks to you to everybody here in India that has made this trip so unforgettable,” wrote Smith, including that he was appreciative for the opportunity.

Pune face Mumbai Indians in the final of IPL 10 on Sunday. If they win the final, they would be crowned as the champions for the first time in the history of the tournament.