Steven Smith Profile – ICC Ranking, Age, Career Info & Stats,Bio, Facts and Career Info
Full Name: Steven Peter Devereux Smith Nickname: Smudge Date of Birth: June 2, 1989 Age: 33 (as of 2023)
Steven Smith is an Australian cricketer who have widely regarded as one of the best batsmen in contemporary cricket. He have known for his unorthodox batting style, exceptional technique, and ability to score runs consistently across all formats of the game. Smith has also served as the captain of the Australian national team in Test cricket.
Smith made his international debut for Australia in 2010 in a T20 match against Pakistan. He quickly established himself as a talented batsman and made his Test debut later that year against Pakistan as well. He has since become a mainstay of the Australian batting lineup across all formats.
Smith’s Test career has been particularly remarkable. He have amassed numerous records and accolades, including being ranked as the number one Test batsman in the ICC Rankings on multiple occasions. His ability to score runs in all conditions and against top-quality bowling attacks has made him a highly respected figure in the cricketing world.
In addition to his success in Test cricket, Smith has also performed well in limited-overs formats. He has represented Australia in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is), where he has showcased his skills and contributed significantly to his team’s success.
As of my knowledge cutoff in May, 2023, Smith was ranked among the top batsmen in the ICC Rankings across formats. However, please note that ICC Rankings are updated regularly, and the current rankings may have changed since then. It is advisable to check the official ICC website for the most up-to-date information on rankings.
Career Stats (as of my knowledge cutoff in May, 2023): Test Matches:
- Matches: 96
- Innings: 169
- Runs: 8792
- Highest Score: 239
- Average: 61.80
- Centuries: 30
- Half-Centuries: 37
- Matches: 142
- Innings: 126
- Runs: 4939
- Highest Score: 164
- Average: 44.49
- Centuries: 12
- Half-Centuries: 29
- Matches: 63
- Innings: 51
- Runs: 1008
- Highest Score: 90*
- Average: 25.20
- Centuries: 0
- Half-Centuries: 4
- Smith was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
- Apart from being an exceptional batsman, Smith is also a handy leg-spinner and has taken wickets in international matches.
- He has been praised for his incredible concentration and ability to bat for long periods, making him a vital asset in Test cricket.
- Smith have been involved in several memorable innings, including his double century against England in the 2017 Ashes series and his match-winning century against India in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final.
- In 2018, Smith faced a one year ban from international cricket for his involvement in a ball-tampering scandal during a Test match against South Africa. He has since made a successful comeback to international cricket.
- Smith have known for his unique batting technique, with an unconventional stance and movement at the crease.
- He has been an integral part of the Australian team’s success in Test cricket, helping them regain the Ashes urn and win multiple Test seriesSports