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Ashes 2015: Twitter lauds Steve Smith on his maiden double ton

Steve Smith became the first Australian since 1938 to score a double ton at Lord's.

Steve Smith, who hit his maiden double century against England at Lord’s, received warm praise on the micro-blogging site Twitter on Friday.

Smith became the first Australian since 1938 to score a double ton at Lord’s.

With his knock of 215, he gave his team the upper hand as the Aussies declared at 566/8 and also dismissed England’s top four batsmen.

Here is how the Twitter reacted: