Smith also said that he isn't focussing on getting back captaincy.
On Wednesday, happy scenes were witnessed at the PCA awards ceremony as Leach and Stokes embraced each other after the spinner took possession of the painting he would treasure all his life.
Warner became the first-ever opener to record eight single-digit scores in one Test series.
He has broken his fingers quite a number of times.
"I had an added responsibility to try and get their big players out," he said
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"He's learnt all the lessons there are to learn and now it's about him evolving and developing as a captain."
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) shared a picture on Twitter in which Smith and Leach are seen smiling at the camera.
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The 2-2 ending meant both England and Australia finish with 56 points in the ongoing ICC World Test Championship.