It is not possible for Ben Smith to think about in a clear way what would be his strategy during his four-month sabbatical until after the test, which is going to take place on Saturday.
However, Ben Smith will for everyone else start; however, the process has already started for wondering how team All Blacks will succeed in his absence for the year’s remainder.
If someone says Smith is not the best back outside in the rugby world, it would be really interesting to know who they presume is better.
It is really hard to discuss that there is any player of the backfield who is more efficient and can offer more than what Smith has done for the team. It is hard to find a player who has a higher impact and has been more effective and contributor than him, after he became regular of All Blacks in 2013.
His ability to influence the tests is astonishing.
Under the high ball, he is miraculous may be the best offensive chaser the team has ever had, he capable of retaining possession from almost all types of contestable kick.
If his performance in the team is looking back, it is almost overwhelming during the last five years and this is the fact, which his teammates also know it.
“He is a player of world class,” said Ryan Crotty All Blacks center of Smith.
“He is one of the best in the team, if not called as the best, outside back in the world. His absence from the team is going to be a loss. He is a player who not only contributed to the field, but off field as well. Meanwhile, He is also a good human along with a real leader in rugby of All Blacks.”