Steven Smith      

Full name Steven Peter Devereux Smith

Born June 2, 1989, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 28 years 55 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 Insights on test 54 100 14 5251 215 61.05 9227 56.90 20 20 583 33 76 0
ODIs Insights on odi 98 84 12 3187 164 44.26 3643 87.48 8 17 271 30 59 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 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 144 128 23 4982 164 47.44 5662 87.99 10 30 410 69 88 0
T20s Insights on t20 155 136 32 3124 101 30.03 2492 125.36 1 11 265 73 87 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 54 42 1243 891 17 3/18 4/83 52.41 4.30 73.1 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 98 36 1046 931 27 3/16 3/16 34.48 5.34 38.7 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 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 144 64 1988 1784 46 3/16 3/16 38.78 5.38 43.2 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 155 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 England v Australia at Birmingham, Jun 10, 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 England v Australia at Birmingham, Jun 10, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut South Australia v New South Wales at Adelaide, Jan 1, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant at Hyderabad (Deccan), May 21, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
56 Australia v England Birmingham 10 Jun 2017 ODI # 3885 Insights on
22* Australia v Bangladesh The Oval 5 Jun 2017 ODI # 3879 Insights on
8* Australia v New Zealand Birmingham 2 Jun 2017 ODI # 3876 Insights on
8* Australia v Pakistan Birmingham 29 May 2017 Other OD
- Australia v Sri Lanka The Oval 26 May 2017 Other OD
51 Supergiant v Mum Indians Hyderabad (Deccan) 21 May 2017 T20
1 Supergiant v Mum Indians Mumbai 16 May 2017 T20
15* Supergiant v Kings XI Pune 14 May 2017 T20
38 Supergiant v Daredevils Delhi 12 May 2017 T20
34 Supergiant v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 6 May 2017 T20
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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Jun 10, 2017

Australia's momentum was checked when rain interrupted with England three-down, England v Australia, Champions Trophy, Group A, Edgbaston, June 10, 2017

Australia's momentum was checked when rain interrupted with England three-down

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Jun 10, 2017

Steven Smith climbs into a pull shot, England v Australia, Champions Trophy, Group A, Edgbaston, June 10, 2017

Steven Smith climbs into a pull shot

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Jun 10, 2017

Eoin Morgan flips the coin, England v Australia, Champions Trophy, Group A, Edgbaston, June 10, 2017

Eoin Morgan flips the coin

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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

Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jul 1, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 28, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 33 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - Jun 24, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 20, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 46 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 17, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
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