Dwayne Smith      

Full name Dwayne Romel Smith

Born April 12, 1983, Storey Gap, Codrington Hill, St Michael, Barbados

Current age 31 years 89 days

Major teams West Indies, Barbados, Barbados Tridents, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers, Khulna Royal Bengals, Mumbai Indians, New South Wales, Sussex, Sylhet Royals, West Indies A

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Dwayne Romel Smith
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 10 14 1 320 105* 24.61 457 70.02 1 0 47 6 9 0
ODIs 91 75 5 1195 68 17.07 1273 93.87 0 6 98 56 27 0
T20Is 29 29 0 540 72 18.62 435 124.13 0 3 55 31 6 0
First-class 84 138 9 3779 155 29.29 7 15 79 0
List A 161 140 12 3019 96 23.58 0 23 51 0
Twenty20 193 187 18 4362 103* 25.81 3349 130.24 1 26 384 222 84 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 13 651 344 7 3/71 3/115 49.14 3.17 93.0 0 0 0
ODIs 91 70 2660 2190 60 5/45 5/45 36.50 4.93 44.3 3 1 0
T20Is 29 11 142 212 7 3/24 3/24 30.28 8.95 20.2 0 0 0
First-class 84 8318 4152 127 4/22 32.69 2.99 65.4 6 0 0
List A 161 4293 3497 105 6/29 6/29 33.30 4.88 40.8 3 2 0
Twenty20 193 125 1755 2262 88 4/9 4/9 25.70 7.73 19.9 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town, Jan 2-6, 2004 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v West Indies at Napier, Mar 25-29, 2006 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town, Jan 25, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v England at North Sound, Mar 5, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v West Indies at Auckland, Feb 16, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v New Zealand at Roseau, Jul 6, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Combined Campuses and Colleges v Barbados at Cave Hill, Feb 27-Mar 1, 2013 scorecard
List A debut Antigua and Barbuda v Barbados at St John's, Oct 5, 2003 scorecard
Last List A West Indies v England at North Sound, Mar 5, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut New Zealand v West Indies at Auckland, Feb 16, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 West Indies v New Zealand at Roseau, Jul 6, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9 West Indies v New Zealand Roseau 6 Jul 2014 T20I # 403
8 West Indies v New Zealand Roseau 5 Jul 2014 T20I # 402
7 Super Kings v Kings XI Mumbai 30 May 2014 T20
24 Super Kings v Mum Indians Mumbai (BS) 28 May 2014 T20
34 Super Kings v RCB Bangalore 24 May 2014 T20
47 Super Kings v Sunrisers Ranchi 22 May 2014 T20
5 Super Kings v KKR Kolkata 20 May 2014 T20
9 Super Kings v RCB Ranchi 18 May 2014 T20
44 Super Kings v Royals Ranchi 13 May 2014 T20
57 Super Kings v Mum Indians Mumbai 10 May 2014 T20
Profile

Tall, aggressive, and powerful, Dwayne Smith shares his name with, among others, the wide receiver for the Wisconsin Badgers, and the winner of the 2002 World Championship of Public Speaking. But when, in December 2003, he was called up to join the West Indian Test squad in South Africa, he was arguably as well known in cricket circles as either of them. All that changed, however, on the final day of the third Test at Newlands, where he brought the calypso back to Caribbean cricket with a wonderful debut century. Smith had been given a surprise opportunity - ahead of his Grenadian namesake Devon - when Marlon Samuels flew home with a knee injury. It was rumoured that Viv Richards had recognised something of himself in the stance of the young Barbadian and, sure enough, he needed just 93 balls to justify his selection, bringing up his hundred with a crashing cover-drive. It was only the second century of Smith's first-class career, but it was enough to stem West Indies' run of seven consecutive defeats in South Africa. His batting reflects both his temperament and his youth, as he is still inclined to lose his wicket under the influence of careless strokeplay, and he made starts, but no more, in the next few Tests. His flamboyant hitting is matched by his athletic fielding, while his useful medium-pacers have already tasted some success at domestic level for Barbados. Despite the fact that he eked out runs at a paltry 8.15 in 17 games in the 2006-07 season, he was picked for the World Cup squad and put in a number of good performances with his typically savage hitting. An impressive tour of England in 2007 earned him selection into West Indies' final 15-man squad for September's Twenty20 World Championship and he continued his connection with the shortest format by signing with Mumbai in the Indian Premier League in 2008.
Andrew Miller May 2008

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May 24, 2014

Dwayne Smith hits a one-handed drive over the top, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2014, Bangalore, May 24, 2014

Dwayne Smith hits a one-handed drive over the top

© BCCI

May 22, 2014

Dwayne Smith belts the ball through the off side, Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2014, Ranchi, May 22, 2014

Dwayne Smith belts the ball through the off side

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May 20, 2014

Dwayne Smith plays down the wrong line to be bowled, Kolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2014, Kolkata, May 20, 2014

Dwayne Smith plays down the wrong line to be bowled

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Amazon v Hawksbills at St George's
Jul 11, 2014 (14:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
Red Steel v Tridents at St George's
Jul 12, 2014 (10:30 local | 14:30 GMT | 10:30 EDT | 09:30 CDT | 07:30 PDT)
Zouks v Tallawahs at St George's
Jul 12, 2014 (14:30 local | 18:30 GMT | 14:30 EDT | 13:30 CDT | 11:30 PDT)
Hawksbills v Tallawahs at North Sound
Jul 17, 2014 (15:30 local | 19:30 GMT | 15:30 EDT | 14:30 CDT | 12:30 PDT)
Amazon v Red Steel at Providence
Jul 17, 2014 (19:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
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