Watch: Smith celebrates return to Australia fold with stunning catch

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Steve Smith David Warner Australia XI

Steve Smith celebrated his and David Warner’s return to international cricket with a brilliant bit of fielding in an Australia XI win over a New Zealand XI.

The Aussies started their preparations for the 50-over World Cup in England with the first of three unofficial warm-up games against a Kiwis XI in Brisbane on Monday.

Former skipper, Smith, and ex-deputy, Warner, both played a part after returning to the fold following their 12-month bans for ball tampering.

Warner scored 39 off 43 balls and Smith hit 22 off 43 balls to guide the Australia XI to a one-wicket victory.

It was Smith, though, that stole the show with a sensational one-handed catch to dismiss New Zealand captain Tom Latham.

Not a bad way to make your comeback…

Both players were generously applauded when entering the field to make their return…

 

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