India, Sept. 11 -- Australia's Steve Smith is in the form of his life in the ongoing Ashes Test series against England. The former Australia captain has already struck a double hundred, two centuries and two fifties in the series. At the moment, he is the leading run-scorer in the series, with 671 runs in three Tests, and could have scored more, if he had not been ruled out of the 4th Test due to concussion. With the two teams set to play the fifth Test, the World No. 1 Test batsman will be on the verge of immortality, as he looks to smash Sir Don Bradman's 89-year-old record.

In the 1930 Ashes series, Bradman had struck 974 runs, the highest ever by a cricketer in a Test series. If Smith manages to score 304 runs more in the two innings...