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Smith punished himself for not scoring runs in the 1st Test match
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Smith punished himself for not scoring runs in the 1st Test match

Australia won comprehensively against Pakistan in the 1st Test match at the Gabba but their premier batsman Steve Smith only scored 4 runs in the match. Smith, who waited for eternity to bat during the 1st innings of the match, was bowled by Yasir Shah for just 4 runs.

The right-handed batsman was gutted with himself and punished him by jogging 3 kms from the Gabba to the team hotel. Quizzed by journalists about his jog from the Gabba to the hotel, Smith said "I always punish myself when I get no runs. Just like I reward myself when I score runs with a chocolate bar at the end of the night if I get a hundred," he continued.

"If I get no runs, I always like to have a run or go to the gym or do something just to give myself a bit of punishment," the World number 1 batsman said. Smith has been in prolific Test form in the ongoing year. He still remains a big threat to Pakistan in the upcoming Day and Night Test match at the Adelaide.