When an accident happens in a person's life, it is a challenge for him to come back from it. But some people are like this. Whose return is always remembered by the world, that is why it is said that return in such a way that the world remembers. Today we are going to talk about one such great and wonderful player who achieved a great position by overcoming the challenge of his career, we are talking about. About Steve Smith, former Australia captain and current middle order batsman.
Steve Smith is a batsman playing for Australia, he bats with the right hand, has also captained Australia for a long time.
Biography of Steve Smith
|Steve Smith full name||Steven Peter Devereux Smith|
|Nickname (aka) of Steve Smith||Schmidt, Smudge, Smithy, God|
|Steve Smith's jersey number||49 (Australia) |
|Steve Smith's home/state team||Antigua Hawksbills, New South Wales, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, Rising Pune Supergiants, |
Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sutherland, Sydney Sixers, Worcestershire
|Steve Smith's date of birth||2 June 1989|
|Steve Smith age||33 Years ( In 2022 )|
|Steve Smith's birthplace||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Steve Smith's Nationality||Australian|
|Steve Smith's residence||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Steve Smith's School||Alfords Point Primary School |
Menai High School, Sutherland Shire
|Steve Smith's College||N/A|
|Steve Smith's Educational Qualification||High school dropout|
|steve smith family||Father: Peter Smith |
Mother: Gillian Smith
|Steve Smith's Religion||Christianity (Catholic)|
|Steve Smith Affairs/Girlfriend||Danielle Willis|
|wife of steve smith||Danielle Willis|
|steve smith wedding date||15 September 2018|
Steve Smith born
Steve Smith was born on June 2, 1989 in Sydney, Australia.
Steve Smith family
Steve Smith was born in a Christian family. His father's name was Peter Smith, a chemical scientist in this. His mother's name was Gillian Smith. His elder sister's name was Christie Smith, Steve Smith's family supported cricket since childhood. Because Steve Smith did not pay attention to studies. Because of which his father wanted him to play cricket cricket.
|Father Name||Peter Smith|
|Mother Name||Gillian Smith|
|Sister Name||Kristie Smith|
|Wife Name||Danielle Wills|
Steve Smith's Education
As much as Steve Smith was interested in cricket. Even 10 percent of him is not interested in studies, Steve Smith has studied only till the tenth standard. After which he distanced himself from studies and went towards playing cricket.
Steve Smith's Early Career
Steve Smith started his early cricket career only at a young age, who had already made a distance before studies. After this he started working hard in cricket. Initially Steve Smith used to concentrate on batting as well as spin bowling. Due to which we are often seen bowling in Test matches. At the age of 10, Steve Smith was selected for the Under 8. Steve Smith kept working hard.
Steve Smith has citizenship of 2 countries, one for Australia and one for England, due to which he could play for any country. Steve Smith was consistently performing well. Impressed by which the domestic cricket team of England gave him a chance to play for his side. Kosteve Smith accepted this opportunity, he left the country Australia at the age of 17 and went to England, where he joined the Cricket Academy and he played his first match against Western Australia on 14 June 2008. In this match he scored 33 runs and bowled superbly that Steve Smith was performing brilliantly but he was always worried about whether from Australia or England, After a long time, he decided that he would play for Australia. Australia's team called him back and Australia's Under-19 team gave him a place, after which in 2010 he got an opportunity to play international cricket for Australia.
Steve Smith's Domestic Cricket Career
Steve Smith plays his domestic cricket for New South Wales and Sydney Sixers. He has represented Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Pune Warriors India), Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL.
Steve Smith played as a member of the Australian Under-19 team in the 2008 Under-19 World Cup, which took place in Malaysia. He mainly played as a leg spinner and lower order batsman. He scored 114 runs and took 7 wickets in the four matches he played in the tournament.
In the same year, he made his Australian first-class debut at the Sydney Cricket Ground, playing for New South Wales against Western Australia. He was also a member of the winning New South Wales team played in the 2009 T20 Champions League.
While his performances remained well above average, he heaped praise on legendary cricketers like Shane Warne. His performance improved at the end of the 2009–2010 domestic season.
Big Bash League -BBL (Big Bash League)
Steve Smith made his T20 debut in 2008 with the KFC Big Bash League. Plays for New South Wales.
Steve Smith's International Cricket Career
After Steve Smith's consistent performance in domestic cricket, he got an opportunity to play international cricket for Australia in 2010.
Steve Smith T20 International Cricket Career
Steve Smith made his first international T20 match as Kailash who played his first T20 match against Pakistan on 5 February 2010. In his first match, Steve Smith had scored only 8 runs and he got a chance to bat at number seven. But he bowled brilliantly in this match and took 2 wickets in 4 overs, initially Steve Smith used to play as an all-rounder in the Australia cricket team. But as he started batting brilliantly, he laid more emphasis on batting and gave up bowling, after which he is seen at number 3 in T20 cricket, having played more than 50 matches for Australia.
Steve Smith's ODI cricket career
Steve Smith started his ODI cricket career against West Indies on 19 February 2010, in this match Steve Smith did not get a chance to bat but he took excellent 2 wickets while bowling Steve Smith 120 in ODI cricket for Australia. He has played more matches as well as has also captained the one-day cricket.
Steve Smith's Test cricket career
Steve Smith is one of the best Test player. And he has also been in the top ranking of the ICC for a long time. Steve Smith made his Test debut against Pakistan on 13 July 2010 at Lord's Cricket Ground. Steve Smith has captained the Test cricket team.
Steve Smith is always in the top ten in the ICC Test Rankings and while he has also been at two places in the ICC Test Rankings many times.
Steve Smith's IPL career
Steve Smith's IPL career has also been brilliant. He has participated in IPL for many teams, he started his IPL cricket career in 2010. Where he played with Royal Challengers Bangalore, followed by Kochi in 2011. After this he was part of the team of Pune Warriors in 2012. After this, in 2014, the team of Rajasthan Royal bought him for ₹ 600000 and he was also made the captain of the team. After this, he was associated with Rajasthan Royal till 2015, but after being the sister of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Rohit in 2016 and 2017, he got a chance to play for Pune Warriors in 2016 but in 2017 he was made the captain of Pune Supergiants. In view of Dhoni's poor performance, after this in 2018 he again played for the team of Rajasthan Royals and was also the captain, but in 2018 after the controversy of ball tampering, he was was removed from the captaincy. And Sanju Samson was replaced in his place. And in 2020, Steve Smith was dropped from the team of Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals team added him and is currently playing for Delhi team.
Bad phase of Steve Smith cricket career
Who Did The Worst Career In 2018 Steve Smith Is Happening | When he was banned from cricket for 1 year, the fact is that the Test series being played between Australia and South Africa was the third match of the Test. And on the third day, the captains of the Australian cricket team were Steve Smith and David Warner and during the bowling on the third day, Australia's Cameron Bancroft was found tampering with the ball, this thing was caught on camera, after which immediate action was taken on this thing. Cameron Bancroft was banned for 12 months at that time. And later Steve Smith and David Warner also admitted what they were a part of. After which David Warnersteve Smith was banned from captaincy for life time from Australia cricket team. While banned from playing cricket for 12 months, Steve Smith's career had a bad phase.But it is said that they fall only in the battle of the king.
What will happen to those who fall on their knees? Steve Smith had a very bad 12 months but he made such a great comeback in the year 2019 that no one has ever made a great comeback, all the three cricketers made a great comeback and Steve Smith performed brilliantly for Australia in the World Cup 2019 and all Although it was Steve Smith's fault in this thing, he took a lesson from this mistake and returned to become a great player.
What happens to Steve Smith as captain of the Australia cricket team?
When Steve Smith was the captain of Australia cricket team. At that time, Australia's cricket team was becoming a better cricket team, under his captaincy the Australian cricket team was also performing well. And his captaincy effect was also missing. But in 2018, after the ball-tampering controversy, he was banned from Australia cricket captaincy for life and was made the Test captain in the Australia cricket team at that time.
Steve Smith's wife
Steve Smith married Danny Willis on 15 September 2018.
Steve Smith's achievements
At the age of 19, he was selected for the 2008 Under-19 World Cup. He made his T20 debut at the age of 21.
At the age of 21, he was selected for the T20 World Cup.
He made his IPL debut at the age of 21.
At the age of 26, he became the winner of the 2015 ICC World Cup.
At the age of 26, he became the ICC Cricketer of the Year.
At the age of 27, he was selected for the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup.
At the age of 30, he was selected for the 2019 World Cup.
Steve Smith Awards
In 2015 he won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy.
In 2015, 2017 he became the ICC Test Player of the Year.
In 2015, 2016, 2017 he won the ICC Test Team of the Year award.
In 2015, he received the ICC ODI Team of the Year award.
In 2017, 2018, 2019 he received the Compton-Miller Medal.
He received the McGilvray Medal from 2014 to 2017.
From 2009 to 2012, he received the Steve Waugh Award.
In 2015, 2018 he received the Allan Border Medal.
In 2015, 2018 he became the Australian Test Player of the Year.
In 2015, he became the Australian One Day International Player of the Year.
In 2015, he became the Wisden Cricketers of the Year.
Steve Smith Achievements
- Steve Smith is the only player to have won the ICC Test Player of the Year award more than once.
- Steve Smith is the only player to make more than 50 in the World Cup
Steve Smith's Test batting rating is 947.
Steve Smith is the youngest player to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year Award) only behind Don Bradman .
Steve Smith is the second youngest batsman to reach the top of the ICC Test batting rankings.
- The joint second fastest batsman to reach 6,000 runs in Tests only after Don Bradman.
Smith holds the record for being the fastest Australian batsman and the sixth fastest batsman in the world to reach 10,000 runs in international cricket.
- Steve Smith is the youngest Australian batsman to reach 6000 runs in Test cricket and the fourth youngest player in the world.
Steve Smith is the fastest Australian batsman to complete 3,000 runs in One Day Internationals.
Steve Smith is the second batsman to score more than 1,000 runs in Test cricket in four consecutive calendar years.
Steve Smith cricket debut
- Test debutvs Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 13, 2010
- ODI debutvs West Indies at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Feb 19, 2010
- T20 debutvs Pakistan at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Feb 05, 2010
- IPL debutvs Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium, Apr 06, 2012
Steve Smith net worth
Steve Smith's annual income is around $23 million.