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Sport Smith admits ODI series took its toll

01:33  13 february  2018
01:33  13 february  2018 Source:   wwos.ninemsn.com.au

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Steve Smith admitted that he was absolutely ruined after the one-dayers. Written by Sylvester Tamang. Read Time : 2-min. Australia captain Steve Smith admitted on Wednesday that the recently-concluded Ashes series had taken a toll on his body adding that time away from the game

Refreshed by a badly-needed fortnight off and honoured for his outstanding year, Steve Smith is back to work.

The Australian cricket captain will return to training later on Tuesday and start preparing for the South African tour, the day after winning his second Allan Border Medal.

Smith knew he needed a break and he hopes David Warner's couple of days off this week will also refresh the opener.

"I actually want to pick up a bat now," said Smith, who will leave for South Africa later this week.

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"I'm going to go have a hit ... and I'm actually excited about it, about getting back into it and excited about South Africa.

"Davey will be in a similar boat."

After leading from the front in Australia's 4-0 Ashes triumph, Smith struggled during the 4-1 one-day series loss to England and knew he needed some time off.

Steve Smith poses after he wins the Alan Border Medal. © Getty Images Steve Smith poses after he wins the Alan Border Medal. A big year on and off the field, punctuated by the Ashes, the Indian tour and Australian cricket's pay dispute, had taken its toll.

"Where my mind was at (during the one-dayers), compared to where it was a couple of weeks earlier, was in a completely different place - and a place I quite didn't enjoy, to be perfectly honest," Smith said.

He added that a better mindset had been the key reason for his outstanding form through last year.

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Smith speaks frequently about resilience and feels his team has also improved markedly in that area.

The tough South African tour will show how far they have come.

"We know one series isn't the defining moment of a great team," Smith said of their Ashes domination.

"You need to continually do it.

"This next challenge in South Africa is going to be a huge one."

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