Updated Oct 7: youtube video.
As can be seen from the video footage of the last few minutes of the test match, Steve Smith came incredibly close to settling the issue by taking the initiative in a moment of cricketing chaos. He was fielding at point, and fired in the throw at a pretty acute angle - a bold gamble. He brushed against legend but it ended up being India's greatest sporting victory. Another great article by Australian sports writer Peter Roebuck, can be read here.