Steven Peter Devereux Smith
(Australian Cricketer)

Steven Smith
Nickname:Schmidt, Smudge, Smithy, God
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:
Biopic:
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):5’ 9”
Weight (approx.):78 Kg
Eye Colour:Light Blue
Hair Colour:Blonde
Tattoos:NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth:2 June 1989
Age (as on 2018):28 years
Birth Place:Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Gemini
Nationality:Australian
School:Alfords Point Primary School
Menai High School, Sutherland Shire
College:NA
Educational Qualifications:High school dropout
Signature:
Family
Father:Peter Smith
Mother:Gillian Smith
Sister:Kristie Smith (Elder)
Brother:Saly Samson (Younger)
Coach/Mentor:Trent Woodhill
Religion:Christianity (Catholic)
Address:NA
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:13 July 2010 vs Pakistan at Lord’s
ODI:19 February 2010 vs West Indies at Melbourne
T20:5 February 2010 vs Pakistan at Melbourne
Jersey Number:#49 (Australia)
#49 (Domestic)
Domestic/State Team: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:India, England
Favourite Shot:Flick shot
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.
Controversies
  • 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.
Preferences
Hobbies:
Favourite Batsmen:Ricky Ponting
Favourite Bowlers:Shane Warne
Favourite Cricket Ground:NA
Favourite sports personalities:Roger Federer
Favourite Restaurant:Clovelly Hotel in Sydney
Favourite Food:Chicken Schnitzel, Acai
Favourite Actors:NA
Favourite Films:Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
TV Shows:Las Vegas, CSI, Two and a Half Men, One Tree Hill
Favourite Book:NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers:Florence + The Machine, Little Birdy, Vampire Weekend, La Roux, The Killers
Favourite Destinations:NA
Smoking/Alcohol:NA
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends:Danielle Willis
Earnings
Net Worth:$9 Million (AUD)
Retainer Fee:$1.12 million (AUD)
Test Fee:$14,000 (AUD)
ODI Fee:$7,000 (AUD)
T20 Fee:$5,000 (AUD)
IPL 11:NA
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.
  • His pet name his Charlie, he is a dog.