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Smith relishes home ton to tilt final Test to Aussies

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Steve Smith savoured an Ashes Test century on his home Sydney Cricket Ground Friday to put Australia in a strong position for a 5-0 series clean sweep over beleaguered England. 

Australian batsman Steve Smith (R) plays a cut shot on the first day of their fifth Ashes Test match against England, at the Sydney Cricket Ground, on January 3, 2014

It was the 24-year-old's second hundred of the series and his third in Ashes cricket as he combined with the irrepressible Brad Haddin to shift the momentum Australia's way after the home side was tottering at 97 for five.

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