Steve Smith is an Australian International Cricketer. He made his first international appearance in a T20I against Pakistan at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Feb 05, 2010. On 30 December 2017, he reached a Test batting rating of 947, the second-highest of all time.
Full Name: Steven Peter Devereux Smith
NickName: Smithy, Smudge
Birth Date: June 02, 1989
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales
Jersey Number: 49
Height: 5 ft 9 in
Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm leg-break
Australia, Royal Challengers Bangalore, New South Wales, Worcestershire, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Sydney Sixers, Pune Warriors, Antigua Hawksbills, Australians, Rajasthan Royals, Sydney Thunder, Rising Pune Supergiant, Toronto Nationals, Barbados Tridents, Comilla Victorians
Batting Career Summary
Bowling Career Summary
Steve Smith’s International and IPL Debut
Test debut vs Pakistan at Lord’s, Jul 13, 2010
Last Test vs New Zealand at Sydney Cricket Ground, Jan 03, 2020
ODI debut vs West Indies at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Feb 19, 2010
Last ODI vs New Zealand at Sydney Cricket Ground, Mar 13, 2020
T20 debut vs Pakistan at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Feb 05, 2010
Last T20 vs South Africa at Newlands, Feb 26, 2020
IPL debut vs Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium, Apr 06, 2012
Last IPL vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Apr 30, 2019
Steve Smith Awards and Achievements
- Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year): 2015
- ICC Test Player of the Year: 2015, 2017
- ICC Test Team of the Year: 2015, 2016, 2017
- ICC ODI Team of the Year: 2015
- Allan Border Medal: 2015, 2018
- Australian Test Player of the Year: 2015, 2018
- Australian One Day International Player of the Year: 2015
- Compton–Miller Medal: 2017–18
- McGilvray Medal: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
- Steve Waugh Award: 2009–10, 2011–12
- Wisden Cricketers of the Year: 2015
Steve Smith Record’s
- Joint most consecutive 50+ scores in World Cup history with five such scores in the 2015 Cricket World Cup.
- Joint most 50+ scores in Cricket World Cup knockouts with four such scores.
- The second-highest Test batting rating of 947, only behind Don Bradman’s 961 reached on 30 December 2017.
- The only player to win the ICC Test Player of the Year award more than once.
- Youngest player to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year award).
- Second youngest batsman to top the ICC Test batting rankings.
- Fastest Australian batsman and sixth-fastest batsman in the world to reach 10,000 runs in International cricket.
- Only the second batsman to score more than 1,000 runs in Test cricket in four consecutive calendar years.
- Joint second-fastest batsman to reach 6,000 runs in Tests only after Don Bradman.
- Youngest Australian batsman and fourth youngest in the world to reach 6000 runs in Test cricket.
- Fastest Australian batsman to reach 3,000 One Day International (ODI) runs.
- Fifth player to win the Allan Border Medal more than once.
- First cricketer to win the McGilvray Medal four times.
- Only the second batsman after Bradman to score four consecutive Test centuries in four matches at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and lasted 1,093 days (or 455 runs) between two fallen wickets.
- During the 2018 Australian tour to South Africa, he equalled the joint world record for taking five catches as a non-wicketkeeper in a test inning and became the 11th overall fielder to achieve this feat.