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Steven Smith      

Full name Steven Peter Devereux Smith

Born June 2, 1989, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 26 years 339 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Australian Institute of Sports, Kent 2nd XI, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, New South Wales, New South Wales Second XI, New South Wales Under-19s, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, Rising Pune Supergiants, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sutherland, Sydney Sixers, Sydney South East, Worcestershire

Also known as Steve Smith

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Steven Peter Devereux Smith
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 41 75 11 3852 215 60.18 6692 57.56 14 16 430 29 43 0
ODIs 72 59 7 2082 149 40.03 2342 88.89 5 9 173 19 42 0
T20Is 30 25 5 431 90 21.55 352 122.44 0 2 34 11 18 0
First-class 87 152 21 7414 215 56.59 12716 58.30 25 34 872 69 104 0
List A 118 103 18 3877 149 45.61 4361 88.90 7 22 312 58 71 0
Twenty20 140 121 29 2652 101 28.82 2105 125.98 1 8 227 61 80 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 41 34 1158 837 16 3/18 4/83 52.31 4.33 72.3 0 0 0
ODIs 72 36 1046 931 27 3/16 3/16 34.48 5.34 38.7 0 0 0
T20Is 30 17 291 377 17 3/20 3/20 22.17 7.77 17.1 0 0 0
First-class 87 94 4781 3369 63 7/64 8/169 53.47 4.22 75.8 2 1 0
List A 118 64 1988 1784 46 3/16 3/16 38.78 5.38 43.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 140 48 785 992 51 4/13 4/13 19.45 7.58 15.3 2 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 13-16, 2010 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch, Feb 20-24, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Feb 19, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Feb 8, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Pakistan at Melbourne, Feb 5, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I India v Australia at Mohali, Mar 27, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut New South Wales v Western Australia at Sydney, Jan 25-28, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch, Feb 20-24, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Queensland v New South Wales at Brisbane, Dec 12, 2007 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Feb 8, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut South Australia v New South Wales at Adelaide, Jan 1, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Rising Pune Supergiants v Mumbai Indians at Pune, May 1, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
45 Supergiants v Mum Indians Pune 1 May 2016 T20
101 Supergiants v Guj Lions Pune 29 Apr 2016 T20
46* Supergiants v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 26 Apr 2016 T20
31 Supergiants v KKR Pune 24 Apr 2016 T20
4 Supergiants v RCB Pune 22 Apr 2016 T20
38 Supergiants v Kings XI Mohali 17 Apr 2016 T20
5 Supergiants v Guj Lions Rajkot 14 Apr 2016 T20
- Supergiants v Mum Indians Mumbai 9 Apr 2016 T20
2 Australia v India Mohali 27 Mar 2016 T20I # 553
61* Australia v Pakistan Mohali 25 Mar 2016 T20I # 548
Profile

Steven Smith started his Test career as a legspinner who batted at No.8; by the time he was named Australia's captain five years later, he was the No.1 Test batsman in the world and no more than an occasional bowler. Smith's talent was apparent early, but as a young batsman he had more moving parts than an orchestra, only they didn't always work in harmony. He went away and worked on his game and returned to the Test side two years later with a much tighter technique. He still fidgeted between balls but could play every shot in the book, and a few more that defied words besides. Smith is quick-footed and adept at facing spin, but is equally comfortable driving and pulling the fast bowlers. His first Test century came at The Oval in the 2013 Ashes and his composure was apparent in the way he brought up the milestone with a six safely lofted down the ground. Over the next year he continued to improve and 2014-15 became the Summer of Steve, as he scored centuries in all four first innings of the home Tests against India.

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May 1, 2016

Steven Smith made a brisk 45, Rising Pune Supergiants v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Pune, May 1, 2016

Steven Smith made a brisk 45

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Apr 29, 2016

Steven Smith is bowled by Dwayne Bravo, Rising Pune Supergiants v Gujarat Lions, IPL 2016, Pune, April 29, 2016

Steven Smith is bowled by Dwayne Bravo

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Apr 29, 2016

Steven Smith makes room for himself as he prepares to slap one through the off side, Rising Pune Supergiants v Gujarat Lions, IPL 2016, Pune, April 29, 2016

Steven Smith makes room for himself as he prepares to slap one through the off side

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Notes

Allan Border Medal - 2015

Australian Test Player of the Year - 2015

Australian One-Day International Player of the Year - 2015

ICC Player of the Year - 2015

ICC Test Player of the Year - 2015

Tour Results
Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Feb 23, 2010
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 50 balls remaining)
Australia v West Indies at Hobart - Feb 21, 2010
Australia won by 38 runs
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Feb 19, 2010
Australia won by 125 runs
Australia v West Indies at Brisbane - Feb 14, 2010
Australia won by 50 runs
Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Feb 12, 2010
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