Steven Smith      

Full name Steven Peter Devereux Smith

Born June 2, 1989, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 27 years 327 days

Major teams Australia, Antigua Hawksbills, 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 54 100 14 5251 215 61.05 9227 56.90 20 20 583 33 76 0
ODIs 95 81 10 3101 164 43.67 3535 87.72 8 16 263 30 57 0
T20Is 30 25 5 431 90 21.55 352 122.44 0 2 34 11 18 0
First-class 104 183 24 9160 215 57.61 15796 57.98 33 39 1066 74 144 0
List A 141 125 21 4896 164 47.07 5554 88.15 10 29 402 69 86 0
Twenty20 146 127 30 2876 101 29.64 2271 126.64 1 9 249 67 81 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 54 42 1243 891 17 3/18 4/83 52.41 4.30 73.1 0 0 0
ODIs 95 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 104 104 4926 3478 65 7/64 8/169 53.50 4.23 75.7 2 1 0
List A 141 64 1988 1784 46 3/16 3/16 38.78 5.38 43.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 146 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 India v Australia at Dharamsala, Mar 25-28, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Feb 19, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Pakistan at Adelaide, Jan 26, 2017 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 India v Australia at Dharamsala, Mar 25-28, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Queensland v New South Wales at Brisbane, Dec 12, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Australia v Pakistan at Adelaide, Jan 26, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut South Australia v New South Wales at Adelaide, Jan 1, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant at Mumbai, Apr 24, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
17 Supergiant v Mum Indians Mumbai 24 Apr 2017 T20
27 Supergiant v Sunrisers Pune 22 Apr 2017 T20
27 Supergiant v RCB Bengaluru 16 Apr 2017 T20
43 Supergiant v Guj Lions Rajkot 14 Apr 2017 T20
26 Supergiant v Kings XI Indore 8 Apr 2017 T20
84* Supergiant v Mum Indians Pune 6 Apr 2017 T20
111, 17 Australia v India Dharamsala 25 Mar 2017 Test # 2258
178*, 21 Australia v India Ranchi 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2256
8, 28 Australia v India Bengaluru 4 Mar 2017 Test # 2251
27, 109 Australia v India Pune 23 Feb 2017 Test # 2250
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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Apr 24, 2017

Steven Smith plays down the ground, Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant, IPL 2017, Mumbai, April 24, 2017

Steven Smith plays down the ground

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Apr 22, 2017

Steven Smith was bowled by a googly, Rising Pune Supergiant v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2017, Pune, April 22, 2017

Steven Smith was bowled by a googly

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Apr 22, 2017

Steven Smith steps out and hits down the ground, Rising Pune Supergiant v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2017, Pune, April 22, 2017

Steven Smith steps out and hits down the ground

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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

Tournament Results
Scorchers v Hurricanes at Perth - Feb 7, 2014
Scorchers won by 39 runs
Syd Sixers v Scorchers at Sydney - Feb 5, 2014
Scorchers won by 5 runs (D/L method)
Melb Stars v Hurricanes at Melbourne - Feb 4, 2014
Hurricanes won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Melb Stars v Scorchers at Melbourne - Jan 27, 2014
Melb Stars won by 20 runs
Syd Thunder v Syd Sixers at Sydney - Jan 25, 2014
Syd Sixers won by 8 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
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