Video: England jubilant as Australia captain Steve Smith falls to Ashes debutant
Steve Smith was dismissed for 40 by England debutant Craig Overton (Picture: Getty)

Craig Overton has claimed Australia captain Steve Smith as his first Test scalp in the Ashes day-night match in Adelaide.

Somerset seam bowler Overton replaced Jake Ball in England’s line-up for the second match of the series and troubled David Warner and Usman Khawaja before taking the first wicket of his international career.

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Smith made 141 last week at the Gabba and appeared set for another extended stay at the crease after nullifying the bowling and verbals from James Anderson and Stuart Broad.

But the Aussie skipper fell for 40 as he played on an innocuous delivery from 23-year-old Overton.

Video: England jubilant as Australia captain Steve Smith falls to Ashes debutant
(Picture: Getty)
Video: England jubilant as Australia captain Steve Smith falls to Ashes debutant
(Picture: Getty)
Video: England jubilant as Australia captain Steve Smith falls to Ashes debutant
(Picture: Getty)

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Speaking on BBC Test Match Special, former England spinner Phil Tufnell said: ‘It was a little bit of a cutter from Overton. It almost spun.

‘Steve Smith is out. I repeat. Steve Smith is out.

‘Now England have to really push. This is their chance to get back into this Ashes series.’

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