Steven Peter Devereux Smith (Australian Cricketer)
Schmidt, Smudge, Smithy, God
Date of Birth:
2 June 1989
Age (as on 2018):
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
Alfords Point Primary School Menai High School, Sutherland Shire
High school dropout
Kristie Smith (Elder)
Saly Samson (Younger)
13 July 2010 vs Pakistan at Lord’s
19 February 2010 vs West Indies at Melbourne
5 February 2010 vs Pakistan at Melbourne
#49 (Australia) #49 (Domestic)
Antigua Hawksbills, New South Wales, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, Rising Pune Supergiants, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sutherland, Sydney Sixers, Worcestershire
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
Records (main ones)
Smith was the second highest wicket-taker of ICC World Cup T20 2010.
He scored back-to-back three centuries in his first test series as a captain against West Indies
Smith sets the record of most runs (769) by an individual in 2014–15 Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test Series.
there was a controversy created when he took a catch of Pakistani batsman Fawad Alam in slips but later it was declared a fair catch.
Sandpaper gate, when Cameroon Bancroft caught on camera damaging the ball against South Africa, he was the captain of the team and told him to do so. In this ball tampering issue, He, David Warner and Cameroon Bancroft was banned by the Cricket Australia.
Career Turning Point
Smith had a first-class batting average of 50+, and a bowling average of 45+ which was perked up by Shane Warne in 2009-2010 season.
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Favourite sports personalities:
Clovelly Hotel in Sydney
Chicken Schnitzel, Acai
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Las Vegas, CSI, Two and a Half Men, One Tree Hill
Florence + The Machine, Little Birdy, Vampire Weekend, La Roux, The Killers
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
$9 Million (AUD)
$1.12 million (AUD)
Lesser Known Facts
There is no information about his smoking habits.
He drinks alcohol.
His father is from Australia but his mother is from England.
He improved his batting and became all-rounder, but initially he started playing cricket as spin bowler.
Smith was the leading wicket-taker at the 2008 Big Bash tournament.
He won the prominent Allan Border Medal in 2015.
He was awarded with the ICC Player of the Year and ICC Test Player of the Year in 2015.
He loves horse racing and owns a share in 4 racehorses.