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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
7013
AVERAGE
63.75

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
3810
AVERAGE
41.41

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
70
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
415
BEST BATTING
239
BEST BOWLING
3-18
Bowling
WICKETS
17
AVERAGE
56.5
ECONOMY
4.17
S/R
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
7013
INNINGS
126
NOT OUTS
16
AVERAGE
63.75
100s
26
50s
27
MATCHES
118
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
182
BEST BATTING
164
BEST BOWLING
3-16
Bowling
WICKETS
28
AVERAGE
34.4
ECONOMY
5.4
S/R
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
3810
INNINGS
104
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
41.41
100s
8
50s
23
MATCHES
36
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
43
BEST BATTING
90
BEST BOWLING
3-20
Bowling
WICKETS
17
AVERAGE
22.2
ECONOMY
7.77
S/R
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
577
INNINGS
28
NOT OUTS
7
AVERAGE
27.48
100s
0
50s
4

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