Steven Peter Devereux Smith (Birthday born on June 2, 1989) was an Australian international cricketer who was the an ex-captain of the Australian national team. Smith has been compared with Donald Bradman, widely acknowledged as the most outstanding batsman of all time because of his unique high Test batting percentage.
While he was initially picked for Australia as leg spinner with the right arm, Smith later played primarily as batsman. After playing five games from the 2010-2011 season Smith was called back for Australia in 2013. He was recalled to the Australian squad in the year 2013 and assumed the captaincy over Michael Clarke in late 2015 and subsequently played at number 3 or 4.
The awards he has received are his Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year) in the year 2015; ICC Test Player of the Year in both 2015 and 2017. ICC Test Men’s Player of the Decade between 2011 and 2020 and the Allan Border Medal for the most outstanding cricketer of Australian Cricket in the years 2015, 2018, in 2021 and 2015; Australian Test Player of the Year in 2015 and 2018 as well as Australian One Day International Player of the Year in 2021 and 2015. He was selected as a result of Wisden among their top cricketers in the 2016 edition of the Wisden Almanack.
in 2014 New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe stated Martin Crowe Smith as being one of the youngest members of the Fab Four Cricketers from the Test era, along with Joe Root, Kane Williamson and Virat Kohli. On December 30, 2017, Smith scored the Test batting average of 947, which is the second highest ever recorded, and only ahead of Don Bradman’s record of 961.
In March of 2018, Smith was widely criticised for his oversight of ball tampering in the third Test match against South Africa, during which Smith was removed from the captaincy of the team being replaced with Tim Paine. Following an investigation conducted by Cricket Australia, Smith was exiled from all domestic and international games in Australia for a period of one year, beginning on March 29, 2018 and was barred from being considered for any leadership role for a further year.
Steven Smith Birthday – Early and personal life
Steve Smith was born on 2 June 1989 in Kogarah, Sydney to an Australian father, Peter, who has an chemistry degree as well as an English mother, Gillian. Smith went to Menai High School, but was 17 when he left for cricketing in England where the club he played for was Sevenoaks Vine in the Kent Cricket League. Smith was so successful with Sevenoaks that he got chosen to be part of Surrey’s second XI.
Since Smith’s mother had been born in London, Smith has dual British and Australian citizenship. In the year 2011, Smith started dating Dani Willis who was who is a law and commerce student in Macquarie University. In June 2017 they announced that the pair were engaged during a vacation on holiday in New York. The couple was married in Berrima, New South Wales on September 15, 2018.
Australian Steve Smith, the best Cricket Player Birthday date is Friday, June 2, 1989.
Steven Smith Birthday – Career of Steven Smith
Smith was part of the Australian team in the 2009 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Malaysia. At the event, he made 114 and 7 wickets during four games.
Smith made his debut as a first-class player with New South Wales against Western Australia at the SCG on January 25, 2008. Smith scored 33 runs in his single innings in the match as New South Wales defeated Western Australia without a doubt. Smith made up the New South Wales team that took home in 2009 the Twenty20 Champions League. In the final, which was played against Trinidad and Tobago at Hyderabad, Smith made 33 with the bat. He also took two wickets.
In the 2009-10 season in the domestic league, Smith had his first-class batting average at over 50 in 13 first-class games. Although his bowling performance in the first class of the upper 40s was not as impressive, his bowling was shown to be improving steadily after a well-publicized coaching with praise and encouragement of Shane Warne. In the final game of the season, he scored seven for 64 during the first wicket against South Australia.
Steven Smith Birthday – Debut and early career in international arena
Steve Smith made his international debut as a cricketer in the Twenty20 International match playing as Leg spinner in a match with Pakistan in Melbourne in February of 2010. In the same month, he also made his One Day International debut against the West Indies also at Melbourne as he played in the fifth game that was part of the series.
At the time of the 2010, the ICC World Twenty20 competition held in the West Indies, Australia finished second to England. Smith took 11 wickets over seven matches with an average 14.81 and was the second-highest wicket taker in the tournament.
Smith made his debut in the Test during the test series played at Lord’s in July of 2010, playing the entire series against Pakistan in the Test series that was played in England. Smith was picked primarily for his bowling skills, and batted in the lower order, however, his bowling wasn’t necessary in the initial innings. After the first innings, he scored three wickets and scored 51 runs as Australia beat India the match by 150 runs. In the second test, he was only required to bowl 10 overs and did not take wickets, but he did play an impressive part with his bat during the 2nd innings. Batting using the tail, He scored 77, including two sixes and nine fours from successive balls, allowing Australia to achieve an aggressive target after having been dismissed for 88 in the opening innings.
Smith’s fielding skills attracted attention during the 2009-10 season when he made incredible fielding catches from the field.
As of the Australian season, Smith played three Tests during the 2011-11 Ashes series and this time, he played more as a batsmanand taking the sixth position at the top of the order. Smith’s performances were impressive throughout the series, earning many starts as well as getting two half centuries. After the 2011-11 Ashes, Smith did not take part in another Test for two years, with his next Test series being to India in March 2013.