England’s Jonny Bairstow leaves Steve Smith INCENSED with cheeky parting shot after Australia’s star batsman throws away his wicket on his 100th Test as tempers flare between the pair at Headingley
- Bairstow and Smith engaged in a war of words as Smith was dismissed
- It was previously unclear as to what the falling out was over during The Ashes
- However, it has now been revealed as to what Bairstow said to upset Smith
Steve Smith and Jonny Bairstow engaged in a war of words on the field as the Australia batter was left fuming after being dismissed on the second day of the third Ashes Test.
As Australia looked to add to their lead, Smith swiped Moeen Ali to midwicket as he fell to England’s off-spinner.
The hosts began to mount a comeback from here in unlikely circumstances after Ben Stokes narrowed Australia’s advantage in the first innings to 26.
The batter began to walk away before quickly turning around and exchanging words with England’s wicketkeeper Bairstow.
In a video from Sky Cricket, it has now been revealed as to what the pair said to eachother in an angry exchange of words.
Jonny Bairstow and Steve Smith engaged in a war of words after Smith’s dismissal
The Australian yelled at England’s wicketkeeper after he said ‘Cheers Smudge!’
Bairstow doubled down on his words, clarifying what he said to the Australian
‘Cheers Smudge!’ Bairstow said after dismissing Smith, which resulted in the Australian to turn around.
Smith turned around and exclaimed ‘What was that? Hey!’
Bairstow doubled down as the war of words continued as the England wicketkeeper smiled at the Australian.
‘I said “Cheers, see you later”!’ he said.
The Ashes has already brought bucket loads of controversy, with Bairstow involved once again.
Alex Carey controversially stumped the Englishman, leading to outrage among the fans.
The series promises to bring even more drama as Australia and England battle it out.