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Steven Smith      

Full name Steven Peter Devereux Smith

Born June 2, 1989, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 27 years 188 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 47 87 12 4311 215 57.48 7592 56.78 15 18 477 31 58 0
ODIs 89 75 9 2880 164 43.63 3272 88.01 7 15 244 29 53 0
T20Is 30 25 5 431 90 21.55 352 122.44 0 2 34 11 18 0
First-class 96 169 22 8113 215 55.19 14000 57.95 27 37 948 71 125 0
List A 135 119 20 4675 164 47.22 5291 88.35 9 28 383 68 82 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 47 40 1219 877 17 3/18 4/83 51.58 4.31 71.7 0 0 0
ODIs 89 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 96 102 4902 3464 65 7/64 8/169 53.29 4.23 75.4 2 1 0
List A 135 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 Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Nov 24-27, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Feb 19, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v New Zealand at Canberra, Dec 6, 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 Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Nov 24-27, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Queensland v New South Wales at Brisbane, Dec 12, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Australia v New Zealand at Canberra, Dec 6, 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
72 Australia v New Zealand Canberra 6 Dec 2016 ODI # 3812
164 Australia v New Zealand Sydney 4 Dec 2016 ODI # 3811
59, 40 Australia v South Africa Adelaide 24 Nov 2016 Test # 2236
1/50, 8, 16 NSW v Victoria Sydney 17 Nov 2016 FC
48*, 0/5, 31 Australia v South Africa Hobart 12 Nov 2016 Test # 2233
0, 1/3, 34 Australia v South Africa Perth 3 Nov 2016 Test # 2230
117, 0/5, 42 NSW v Queensland Brisbane 25 Oct 2016 FC
0 Australia v South Africa Cape Town 12 Oct 2016 ODI # 3795
21 Australia v South Africa Port Elizabeth 9 Oct 2016 ODI # 3792
108 Australia v South Africa Durban 5 Oct 2016 ODI # 3790
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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Dec 6, 2016

Steven Smith withers in pain after being hit on the box, Australia v New Zealand, 2nd ODI, Canberra, December 6, 2016

Steven Smith withers in pain after being hit on the box

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Dec 6, 2016

David Warner and Steven Smith embrace each other, Australia v New Zealand, 2nd ODI, Canberra, December 6, 2016

David Warner and Steven Smith embrace each other

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Dec 6, 2016

Steven Smith drives through the off side, Australia v New Zealand, 2nd ODI, Canberra, December 6, 2016

Steven Smith drives 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
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 16-20, 2011
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele - Sep 8-12, 2011
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle - Aug 31-Sep 3, 2011
Australia won by 125 runs
SL Board XI v Australians at Colombo (PSS) - Aug 25-27, 2011
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 22, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
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