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Steve Smith

Batter

Did you know?

Now a batting fixture in Australia’s Test top order, but initially made his name as a bowler being New South Wales’ leading wicket-taker in the 2007-08 KFC T20 competition with nine scalps.

RUNS
4039
AVERAGE
42.97

Steve Smith

Batter

Did you know?

Now a batting fixture in Australia’s Test top order, but initially made his name as a bowler being New South Wales’ leading wicket-taker in the 2007-08 KFC T20 competition with nine scalps.

RUNS
7227
AVERAGE
62.84

Steve Smith

Batter

Did you know?

Now a batting fixture in Australia’s Test top order, but initially made his name as a bowler being New South Wales’ leading wicket-taker in the 2007-08 KFC T20 competition with nine scalps.

RUNS
577
AVERAGE
27.48

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Leg-Spin

AGE
30
HEIGHT
176CM
BORN

St George

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

NSW

NSW
LOCAL CLUB

Sutherland

Bio

Steve Smith is Australia’s 45th Test captain, and has transformed himself over his international career from leg-spinner to world-class batsman.

Smith made his first-class debut in 2008, playing for New South Wales against Western Australia. Two years later he was given his Baggy Green in a Test match against Pakistan, where he batted at no.8 and took three wickets as the front-line spinner in a Test victory for the Aussies.

Smith was dropped from the Australian team due to inconsistent form during the 2010-11 Ashes and used this time to regain form and confidence in the domestic competition. In 2013 he was recalled to the Test team, scoring 92 against India in Mohali which earned him a late call-up to Australia’s Ashes touring party. Despite a series loss, Smith showed signs of improvements with the bat, putting together consistent performances along with his maiden Test century, an unbeaten 138 at The Oval.

A few months later Smith posted centuries in Perth and Sydney as part of Australia’s Ashes 5-0 whitewash, followed by another hundred against South Africa in Centurion.

Smith captained Australia’s Test side for the first time against India in the 2014-15 summer, filling in for an injured Michael Clarke. It was a landmark series for Smith, who posted tons in all four Tests against India.

Smith reached the no.1 ICC Test batsmen ranking for the first time in June 2015 and was officially named Australia’s full-time Test skipper at the end of the 2015 Ashes in England. He was also awarded the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year 2015. 

MATCHES
121
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
182
BEST BATTING
164
BEST BOWLING
3 - 16
Bowling
WICKETS
28
AVERAGE
34.39
ECONOMY
5.4
S/R
38.21
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
4039
INNINGS
106
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
42.97
100s
9
50s
24
MATCHES
73
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
415
BEST BATTING
239
BEST BOWLING
3 - 18
Bowling
WICKETS
17
AVERAGE
56.47
ECONOMY
4.17
S/R
81.24
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
7227
INNINGS
131
NOT OUTS
16
AVERAGE
62.84
100s
26
50s
29
MATCHES
36
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
43
BEST BATTING
90
BEST BOWLING
3 - 20
Bowling
WICKETS
17
AVERAGE
22.18
ECONOMY
7.77
S/R
17.12
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
577
INNINGS
28
NOT OUTS
7
AVERAGE
27.48
100s
0
50s
4

Finch fumes after run out in series-deciding ODI

Skipper Aaron Finch couldn’t hide his frustration after a mix up with Steve Smith cost him his wicket in the third ODI against India in Bengaluru


0:54 Smith-back-to-his-best-but-falls-agonisingly-short-of-a-ton-still

Smith back to his best but falls agonisingly short of a ton

Steve Smith showed some supreme touch in Rajkot and was devastated when he was dismissed for 98, his highest ODI score in almost three years


8:51 Middle-order-wickets-robbed-us-of-launching-platform-Smith-still

Middle-order wickets robbed us of launching platform: Smith

Australia No.3 Steve Smith lamented the three wickets lost between overs 30 and 40 that left the visitors without a platform of a set batter to launch their late-innings charge towards to the target


Smith breaks through for first hundred in three years

Australia's star batsman shakes off the early run out of Aaron Finch to record his first ODI hundred since 2017


Smith's short shrift for talk of a short-ball weakness

Steve Smith states his case for why Neil Wagner's influence was overblown and why he's got no issues with the short ball


Stokes, Cummins win top ICC awards

Marnus Labuschagne also recognised for his incredible 2019 as five Aussies make men's Test team of the year


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