Personal Information About Steven Smith
|Name:-||Steven Peter Devereux Smith (commonly known as Steve Smith)|
|Nick Name:-||Schmidt, Smithy, Smudge|
|D.O.B:-||2 June 1989|
|Place of Birth:-||Sydney, Australia|
|Height:-||5 Feet 9 inches|
|Style of Batting:-||Right Handed Batsman|
|Style of Bowling:-||Middle-order batsman|
Major Teams: Australia, Australian Institute of Sports, Australia A, Kent 2nd XI, New South Whales U-19s, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Rajasthan Royals, Pune Warriors, Rising Pune Supergiants, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sutherland, Sydney South East, Sydney Sixers, Worcestershire.
|Steven Smith Family Info|
|Father Name:-||Peter Smith|
|Mother Name:-||Not Known|
|Brother Name:-||Not Known|
|Sister Name:-||Not Known|
|Steven Smith Wife Name:-||Dani Willis (m. 2018)|
|Steven Smith Net Worth:-||$25 Million|
Steven Smith Childhood and Early Life
Steven Smith was born on 2 June 1989 in Sydney, Australia. According to his father Peter Smith, Steven was a very naughty child. He has done his early education at Menai High School but couldn’t pass the High School Education. The reason behind dropping high education was his passion for cricket. Steven Smith dropped out of high school to pursue cricket.
Steve Smith Family and Personal Life
Steve Smith’s father is an Australian citizen and his mother belongs to England. Steven Smith started his cricket career in England and later on, he moved to Australia. Steve has a girlfriend Dani Willis, he has been dating her since 2011. His girlfriend Dani Willis is a Commerce student, she is student of Macquarie University. Steve and Dani are spending their time together. Both of them are interested in horse riding and like horse racing. Steve is also very interested in Baseball.
Steven Smith Domestic Cricket Career
Steve Smith started his domestic career back in 2008 for the NSW at SCG. He is known as the running machine in the cricket world. Steve’s golden moments in their first domestic career were outstanding he was the most wicket taker bowler in KFC Big Bash League 2008. In Big Bash League 2008, Steven stood as the second-best player in the tournament. After this tournament, Steven joined the New South Wales and Steve played a leading role in winning the 2009 T20 Championships League. Steven Smith performed very well in their domestic career, due to his impressive and outstanding performances in the domestic field Steven made his way very smooth for his International Career.
Steven Smith made his place in Sydney Sixers where he got the opportunity to show his captaincy skill by filling the position of Captain Brad Haddin, who had to give up his Test duties. In that inaugural season, Steve led his team to victory. Steve became an all-rounder by making 166 runs with a half-century as a batsman in 9 matches; he got 6 wickets as a bowler and also took 9 catches throughout the tournament. He proved himself as an all-rounder.
Steven Smith International Career
In 2010, Steve started his international career, as an international cricketer he played his debut match against Pakistan in February 2010 in Melbourne, Australia in T20 International math. In the same month, Steve also made his debut as an ODI player by playing in the 5th match of the series in Melbourne against West Indies. 2010, the same year he also made his Test debut in Lords against Pakistan. Steven proved himself as a good bowler in the cricket world.
In so many matches he did outstanding fielding, and he caught everyone’s attention by showing his great talent of being an excellent fielder in the same year 2010. He took some outstanding catches during the match.
Steve Smith in Indian Premier League
In this 2010 IPL, Steven Smith was first bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore, as a replacement for Jesse Ryder. Steve was bought for $ 200,000 by the Kochi Tuskers Kerala In the 2011 IPL player auction, but due to his ankle operation, he was not available for that season. In IPL 2012, he was bought by Pune Warriors India as a replacement for Mitchell Marsh, Steve became the man of the match after leading his team as a winner against Mumbai Indians.
Season In IPL 2014, Rajasthan Royals bought him for $600,000. In the 2015 IPL season, Smith was given the captaincy of the IPL team Rajasthan Royals. In IPL 2016, Steve was bought by the Rising Pune Supergiants for the same price. He made his maiden T20 century by scoring 101 runs off 54 deliveries against Gujarat Lions. Steven could not play half of the IPL tournament due to his wrist injury.
Steven Smith Achievements
When Smith played the 2010-2011 Ashes series, he became the occupant of the sixth spot as the batsman. He scored 2 half-centuries in that series. Since March 2013, Smith has become a permanent player as a batsman on the Test team.
In the 2013 Ashes Series in England, Smith made his first spectacular Test Century. He became the 6th Australian Cricketer to reach his maiden Test Century with a six. On 15th December 2015, Smith was made vice-captain of the Australian Cricket team. Later on, he became the captain of the Australian Cricket team for the second Test match against India.
By June 2015, Smith became the youngest cricketer to achieve the number 1 Test batsman ranking in ICC ranking. After the retirement of Australian Cricket Team captain Michael Clarke in 2015, Steven became the full-time captain of the Australian Cricket team.
Steve Smith Awards
Australian batsman Steve Smith, who has been ranked as one of the best Test batsmen in the world, received the most prestigious award “The Allan Border Medal” in Australian Cricket in 2015. In December 2015, Smith received the award of Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for being the Test Cricketer and ICC cricketer of the year.
Steve Smith Awards in 2015
|ICC Test Player of the Year.|
|ICC Player of the year.|
|Allan Border Medal.|
|Wisden Cricketer of the Year.|
|Steve Smith Awards In 2014|
Steven Smith’s Net worth
Steven is a professional cricketer from the Australian Cricket Team, he is an all-rounder. He performed very well in all formats of the game. With Steven’s multifaceted Domestic and International level debuts in their cricket career, he raised his net worth. The net worth of Steve Smith is $25 Million.
Some Facts about Steven Smith
|Steve does not smoke.|
|There is no sure answer about Smith drinks alcohol or not.|
|Smith entered in the cricket world as a bowler but later on, he became an all-rounder.|
|Steve was trained by the spin master Shane Warne.|
|Steven is also famous for his tremendous and amazing fielding and catches.|
|Steven loves horse racing and riding.|
|Smith is a baseball fan and he regularly follows MLB, Boston Red Sox are Steven’s favorites.|
|He is also interested in Tennis, his favorite player is Roger Federer.|
|In cricket Steven’s favorite player is Ricky Ponting.|