Steve Smith has often been seen as one of the biggest surprises that came from the Australian cricket team. In the initial stages of his career, Steve Smith made himself known as a leg-spinner in the world of cricket. However, by 2015, Steve turned the tables and became one of the best batsmen and captains in the history of Australian cricket. To know more about how this dramatic turnaround in playing style occurred, let us look at Steve Smith’s stats and records from the past.
|Date of Birth||02 June 1989|
|Height||5 Ft 9 Inches|
|Playing Role||Right Handed Batsman/ Right arm Leg spin|
It was in the domestic season of 2007-08 that Steve Smith made his debut across all formats of cricket. He was even a part of the 2008 Under-19 Cricket World Cup squad where Steve Smith’s bowling and batting skills came into play. He scored 114 runs and took seven wickets in four matches of the tournament. However, Steve Smith’s talent, though evident, was still seen to be very raw. But then, he paid heed to expert advice and began focussing on his batting skills. The transition took time but when it did, the results were for everyone to see. Here are some of his biggest achievements in international cricket.
|Format||Matches||Innings||Runs||Highest score||Avg||Strike Rate||100||200||50||4s||6s|
Steve Smith’s IPL record is proof of his batting skill in limited-overs cricket. His time in IPL has been quite an interesting one, where he kept switching from team to team. After having played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors India in the initial seasons, Steve Smith has been playing an integral part of the Rajasthan Royals squad. Here are some of the key statistics from Steve Smith’s career in the Indian Premier League.
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