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Steven Smith      

Full name Steven Peter Devereux Smith

Born June 2, 1989, Sydney, New South Wales

Current age 27 years 23 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 41 75 11 3852 215 60.18 6692 57.56 14 16 430 29 43 0
ODIs 78 64 8 2300 149 41.07 2613 88.02 5 12 189 22 45 0
T20Is 30 25 5 431 90 21.55 352 122.44 0 2 34 11 18 0
First-class 87 152 21 7414 215 56.59 12716 58.30 25 34 872 69 104 0
List A 124 108 19 4095 149 46.01 4632 88.40 7 25 328 61 74 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 41 34 1158 837 16 3/18 4/83 52.31 4.33 72.3 0 0 0
ODIs 78 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 87 94 4781 3369 63 7/64 8/169 53.47 4.22 75.8 2 1 0
List A 124 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 New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch, Feb 20-24, 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 21, 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 New Zealand v Australia at Christchurch, Feb 20-24, 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 21, 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
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
101 Supergiants v Guj Lions Pune 29 Apr 2016 T20
46* Supergiants v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 26 Apr 2016 T20
31 Supergiants v KKR Pune 24 Apr 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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Jun 22, 2016

Steven Smith and Mitchell Marsh steadied Australia, West Indies v Australia, 8th match, ODI tri-series, Barbados

Steven Smith and Mitchell Marsh steadied Australia

© AFP

Jun 21, 2016

Steven Smith whips to the leg side, West Indies v Australia, 8th match, ODI tri-series, Barbados

Steven Smith whips to the leg side

© AFP

Jun 21, 2016

Steven Smith took a brilliant one-handed catch at slip, West Indies v Australia, 8th match, ODI tri-series, Barbados

Steven Smith took a brilliant one-handed catch at slip

© AFP

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
Australia v England at Perth - Feb 6, 2011
Australia won by 57 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 2, 2011
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Brisbane - Jan 30, 2011
Australia won by 51 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 26, 2011
England won by 21 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 23, 2011
Australia won by 4 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
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