Steven Smith      

Full name Steven Peter Devereux Smith

Born June 2, 1989, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 27 years 59 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 42 77 11 3937 215 59.65 6870 57.30 14 17 434 29 45 0
ODIs 79 65 8 2346 149 41.15 2672 87.79 5 12 193 22 47 0
T20Is 30 25 5 431 90 21.55 352 122.44 0 2 34 11 18 0
First-class 89 155 21 7556 215 56.38 12992 58.15 25 36 882 69 110 0
List A 125 109 19 4141 149 46.01 4691 88.27 7 25 332 61 76 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 42 35 1164 838 16 3/18 4/83 52.37 4.31 72.7 0 0 0
ODIs 79 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 89 95 4787 3370 63 7/64 8/169 53.49 4.22 75.9 2 1 0
List A 125 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 Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Feb 19, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown, Jun 26, 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 Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Queensland v New South Wales at Brisbane, Dec 12, 2007 scorecard
Last List A West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown, Jun 26, 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
30, 0/1, 55 Australia v Sri Lanka Pallekele 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
57 Australians v Sri Lanka XI Colombo (PSS) 18 Jul 2016 FC
46 Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 26 Jun 2016 ODI # 3756
78 Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 21 Jun 2016 ODI # 3752
- Australia v South Africa Bridgetown 19 Jun 2016 ODI # 3750
74 Australia v West Indies Basseterre 13 Jun 2016 ODI # 3745
52* Australia v South Africa Basseterre 11 Jun 2016 ODI # 3743
8 Australia v South Africa Providence 7 Jun 2016 ODI # 3741
6 Australia v West Indies Providence 5 Jun 2016 ODI # 3740
45 Supergiants v Mum Indians Pune 1 May 2016 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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Jul 30, 2016

Mitchell Marsh and Steven Smith run between the wickets, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 5th day, July 30, 2016

Mitchell Marsh and Steven Smith run between the wickets

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Jul 30, 2016

Steven Smith attempts a cut, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 5th day, July 30, 2016

Steven Smith attempts a cut

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Jul 30, 2016

Steven Smith had a few anxious moments, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 5th day, July 30, 2016

Steven Smith had a few anxious moments

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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

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Brisbane - Jul 30-Aug 2
Australia A 396 Sth Africa A 128/2 (44.1 ov)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle
Aug 4-8, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
2nd unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Townsville
Aug 6-9, 2016 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 19:30 EDT -1d | 18:30 CDT -1d | 16:30 PDT -1d)
Sth Africa A v NPS at Townsville
Aug 13, 2016 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 19:30 EDT -1d | 18:30 CDT -1d | 16:30 PDT -1d)
3rd Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC)
Aug 13-17, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
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