Steve Smith, an Australian international cricketer, was born on 2 June 1989 and is the former captain of Australia’s national team. Smith is most well-known for his consistent ability to score runs in Test cricket. Smith is often compared to Don Bradman’s batter for his unusually high Test batting average.
Steve Smith Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography, & More
Steve Smith was originally selected for Australia as a right-arm leg spinner but he later switched to the batsman. He played five matches between 2010 and 2011, was recalled to Australia in 2013, and took over from Michael Clarke the captaincy in late 2015. After that, he primarily batted at number 3 or 4.
His father’s surname is Peter Smith and his mother is Gillian Smith. Peter holds a degree in Chemistry and works with waxes and pigments. Peter is originally from Australia and Gillian is originally from England. However, Gillian received her Australian citizenship on the 2nd of August 2021. Kristle Smith, his elder sister, is married.
He married Dani Willis in Berrima (Sydney, Australia) on 15 September 2018. Dani graduated from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, with a degree in Law and Commerce.
Early Life and Personal Life
Steve Smith was born in Kogarah in Sydney on 2 June 1989 to a father from Australia, Peter, with a degree in Chemistry, and a mother from England, Gillian. Smith was a graduate of Menai High School. He left to play cricket for Sevenoaks Vine, in the Kent Cricket League, at the age of 17. Smith did so well at Sevenoaks, that he was selected to play in Surrey’s second-team XI.
He was born in London and has dual citizenship. Smith began dating Dani Willis in 2011, a Macquarie University commerce and law student. The couple announced their engagement in June 2017 while on vacation in New York. The couple was married in Berrima, New South Wales, on 15 September 2018.
Youth and Domestic Career
Smith was part of the Australian team that participated in the 2008 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He scored 114 runs in the tournament and took seven wickets across four matches.
Smith made his debut as a New South Wales player against Western Australia at SCG on 25 February 2008. In his one-inning innings, Smith scored 33 as New South Wales beat Western Australia. Smith was part of the New South Wales team which won the 2009 Twenty20 Champions League. Smith scored 33 runs with the bat and took 2 wickets in the final at Hyderabad against Trinidad and Tobago.
debut and Early International Career
Steve Smith made his international debut as a cricketer in a Twenty20 International match against Pakistan in Melbourne, in February 2010. He also made his One Day International debut against West Indies in Melbourne in February 2010.
Australia was second to England in the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 tournament held in the West Indies. Smith was the equal-second highest wicket-taker in the tournament, taking 11 wickets in seven matches.
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Steve Smith Vs Virat Kohli
At 54.80, Kohli had scored 5864 test runs. This included 20 centuries in 68 games. Smith, on the other side, scored 3793 runs in captain’s innings at an average of 61.117 and 15 centuries in only 36 games. Virat Kohli won a series in Australia 2018/19, which Smith was unable to do in India 2017.
Steve Smith’s ODI Centuries
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|Body Measurements||Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
|Birth Place||Sydney New South Wales Australia|
|Children||Not Yet Update|
|Eye Color||Light Blue|
|Height In CM||175 CM|
|Height In Meter||1.75 M|
|Parents||Father: Peter Smith
Mother: Gillian Smith
|Siblings||Sister: Kristie Smith|
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