<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/steven-smith/news/">Steve Devereux Smith</a> has finished his Ashes 2019, a legendary return to Test cricket, with truckload of runs and an Bradmanesque average. <p></p> <p></p>Smith, who spent a year away from international cricket following his involvement in an orchestrated attempt to tamper with the ball during a Test match last year, has made up for the time lost with 774 runs at a monstrous average of 110.57. He went past his own record of scoring 769 runs against India during the 2014-15 season. <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://apc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cricketcountry.com%2Fseries%2Fthe-ashes-2019-200941%2Fschedule%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7CFeroz.Khan%40zee.esselgroup.com%7C4defdfdb3fc247a31f4d08d71633bb1f%7C56bd48cdf31249e8b6c77b5b926c03d6%7C1%7C0%7C637002283756628565&amp;sdata=IVr2Rh0eHQrtysDNprpF6FUxiD9ahy4JWD0w%2F5t4Nrs%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"><strong>ASHES 2019 FULL SCHEDULE</strong></a><strong> | </strong><a href="https://apc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cricketcountry.com%2Fseries%2Fthe-ashes-2019-200941%2Fnews%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7CFeroz.Khan%40zee.esselgroup.com%7C4defdfdb3fc247a31f4d08d71633bb1f%7C56bd48cdf31249e8b6c77b5b926c03d6%7C1%7C0%7C637002283756638557&amp;sdata=OmUifxltyu0EixKh%2FKHlD8G8JgPsbRig1vSjO7IXpN8%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"><strong>ASHES 2019 LATEST NEWS</strong></a> <p></p> <p></p>He began the Ashes with twin centuries (144 and 142) <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/the-ashes-2019-200941/live-scores/england-vs-australia-live-cricket-score-1st-test-match-187175-full-scorecard.html">at Edgbaston</a> which paved the way for a historic win. He then followed his exciting <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/the-ashes-2019-200941/live-scores/england-vs-australia-live-cricket-score-2nd-test-match-187176-full-scorecard.html">form to Lord's</a> where he notched up a brilliant 92 in the second Test, but was denied a third century after he was trapped lbw by <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/chris-woakes/news/">Chris Woakes</a>. It was here that Smith was felled by a sickening short ball to the head by Jofra Archer which forced him to miss out on the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/the-ashes-2019-200941/live-scores/england-vs-australia-live-cricket-score-3rd-test-match-187177-full-scorecard.html">third match at Headingley</a>. <p></p> <p></p><strong>READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/david-warners-horror-ashes-continues-as-stuart-broad-gets-him-out-for-7th-time-891654">David Warner's horror Ashes series ends as Stuart Broad gets him out for record-equalling 7th time</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Although he missed the action at Leeds, Smith proved his appetite for runs striking a breathtaking double century <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/the-ashes-2019-200941/live-scores/england-vs-australia-live-cricket-score-4th-test-match-187178-full-scorecard.html">at Old Traford</a>, 211 to be exact and added 82 to it which didn't go the winning way this time thanks to <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ben-stokes/news/">Ben Stokes</a>, who saw the hosts to a thrilling one-wicket win. <p></p> <p></p>In the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/the-ashes-2019-200941/live-scores/england-vs-australia-live-cricket-score-5th-test-match-187179-summary.html">fifth and final Test</a> at the Oval, Smith made 80 in his first innings and then, to everyone's surprise, departed for just 23 -- his lowest score this series -- after Stokes picked up a stunner at Smith off <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/stuart-broad/news/">Stuart Broad</a>. If Smith walked out to boos from the partisan fans at London, we received a standing ovation after he departed for one last time in the Ashes. <p></p> <p></p>Smith's tally of runs is the highest scored by a batsman in a Test series since 1994. Brian Lara had accumulated 778 runs in a series 25 years ago. <p></p> <p></p><strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ashes-2019-if-umpires-dont-stop-matthew-wade-im-going-to-shut-him-up-ian-chappell-891649">'If umpires don t stop Matthew Wade, I m going to shut him up'</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Smith also joins an elite list of batsmen who have registered more than 700 runs in a Test series more than once. The others who have done this before are <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/don-bradman/news/">Don Bradman</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sunil-gavaskar/news/">Sunil Gavaskar</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/brian-lara/news/">Brian Lara</a>, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/everton-weekes/news/">Everton Weekes</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/garry-sobers/news/">Garry Sobers</a>. <p></p> <p></p>His has registered 10 consecutive 50+ scores against England in the course of this year s Ashes series. Smith's feat has been achieved by no other batsman before against any opposition. <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/inzamam-ul-haq/news/">Inzamam-ul-Haq</a> had nine consecutive 50-plus scores against England.