At the end of that session, while Warner was batting on 261 runs, Smith was not out on 34 runs and they had an unbroken third-wicket partnership of 106 runs. However, the talismanic batsman made up for his previous rare dismal by scripting world record to his name in the pink-ball Test.
India batsman Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar had reached the milestone in their 134th and 136th innings respectively. Smith completed the landmark of 7,000 Test runs in only 126 innings, becoming the fastest ever to reach the milestone.
Hammond reached the impress in 131 innings, while Smith, who performed his first Take a look at 9 years prior to now, made the grade in his 126th. However, what is unique about him is that he is the only batsman among all to average over 60 after reaching the landmark.
Although Smith was dismissed for a mere 36 by Shaheen Afridi in the second Test, he has still managed to become the second-highest run-scorer in the format this year.
Smith is coming off an astounding Ashes series in England where he amassed 774 runs from seven innings at an extraordinary average of 110.57.
At number three is India's Mayank Agarwal with 754 runs in 11 innings. With Australia inching closer to 500 runs, Smith and Warner look like they are in no mood to stop as they continue to pile misery on Pakistan. Warner contributed 77 runs in the stand.
In the ongoing pink-ball Test, Australian batsmen especially David Warner is having a feast. Warner now has the second-highest score in Day-Night Tests and remains unbeaten as Pakistan's attempts to get rid of him are failing.
As of now, Pakistan are 96/6, while Mitchell Starc's 4/22 has sent the visitors onto the back foot.