Steve Smith is an Australian international cricketer. who is a right handed batsman and former captain of the Australian national team and plays domestic cricket for New South Wales and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020).
Steve Smith Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Records, Net Worth, Income, Salary, House, Cars, Favorites, Affairs, Awards, Family & Facts
Steve Smith Biography/Wiki
Steven Peter Devereux Smith
Schmidt, Smudge, Smithy, God
Professional Cricketer (Batsman)
Right-arm leg spin
- #49 Australia International Cricket Team
- #49 New South Wales Domestic Cricket Team
- #49 Rajasthan Royals (IPL)
- National Team – Australia International Cricket Team
- Domestic Team – New South Wales Domestic Cricket Team
- IPL 2020 Team – Rajasthan Royals (IPL)
Steve Smith Personal Life
Date of Birth / Birthplace
Smith was born on 2 June 1989 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
He is currently 31 years old (as in 2020).
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- School –
- Alfords Point Primary School
- Menai High School, Sutherland Shire
- College –
- Educational Qualification –
- High school dropout
Steve Smith Physical Statistics And More
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.75 m
- In Kilograms – 78 kg
- In Pounds – 172 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)
- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Steve Smith Family & Relationship
Steve Smith Parents & Siblings
- Father – Peter Smith
- Mother – Gillian Smith
- Siblings – Kristie Smith (Elder Sister)
Steve Smith Girlfriend & Spouse
- Danielle Willis – Steve started dating Dani Willis, a commerce and law student at Macquarie University. In June 2017, the couple announced their engagement while on holiday in New York. The couple married at Berrima, New South Wales on 15 September 2018.
Steve Smith Career
Steve made his One Day International debut on 19 February 2010, playing against West Indies.
In 2010, he played his first test match against Pakistan on 13 July 2010. Where steve scored one half-century in the two matches series.
On 5 February 2010, Steve played his first international T20 against Pakistan.
Steve made his IPL debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2010 IPL. The next year, Steve was bought by Kochi Tuskers for 200,00 USD.
Steve Smith Records
- 2nd highest wicket-taker of ICC WorldCup T20 2010.
- During the 2014–15 Border-Gavaskar Trophy Test Series, Steve set a record for the most runs (769) scored by an individual in a series versus India.
- First Australian skipper to open the captaincy with three back-to-back centuries, and the second batsman against West Indies to score a century in every match of a Test series.
- Fastest Australian batsman and sixth-fastest batsman in the world to reach 10,000 runs in International cricket.
- Joint most consecutive 50+ scores in World Cup history with five such scores in the 2015 Cricket World Cup.
- Fifth player to win the Allan Border Medal more than once.
- only player to win the ICC Test Player of the Year award more than once.
- Youngest player to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year award).
- Joint most 50+ scores in Cricket World Cup knockouts with four such scores.
- Only the second batsman to score more than 1,000 runs in Test cricket in four consecutive calendar years.
- Fastest Australian batsman to reach 3,000 One Day International (ODI) runs.
- First cricketer to win the McGilvray Medal four times.
Steve Smith Awards
- 2015 – Australian One Day International Player of the Year
- 2015 – ICC ODI Team of the Year
- 2015 – Wisden Cricketers of the Year
- 2015, 2018 – Australian Test Player of the Year
- 2015, 2016, 2017 – ICC Test Team of the Year
- 2015 – Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year)
- 2015, 2017 – ICC Test Player of the Year
- 2015, 2018 – Allan Border Medal
- 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 – McGilvray Medal
- 2017–18,2019 – Compton–Miller Medal
- 2009–10, 2011–12 – Steve Waugh Award
Steve Smith Controversy
• Smith took a brilliant catch in the slip of Pakistani batsman Fawad Alam which was a bit controversial as Steve ran to the ball before batsmen played the shot, later it was declared a fair catch.
• On 24 March 2018, during the evening session on the third day of the third Test match between Australia and South Africa, Cameron Bancroft of Australia was caught on camera damaging the ball with a small yellow object (ball-tampering). At the news conference after the day’s play, Bancroft admitted that he was trying to replace the ball with yellow tape with some padding, with captain Steve Smith fully aware of it, as it was “the leadership group, “Was planned during the lunch break. Of the team. Upon investigation, Cricket Australia banned Steve Smith and David Warner from international and domestic cricket for one year and Cameron Bancroft for 9 months.
Steve Smith Salary And Net worth
Retainer Fee: $1.12 million (AUD)
Test Fee: $14,000 (AUD)
ODI Fee: $7,000 (AUD)
T20 Fee: $5,000 (AUD)
IPL 13: ₹12.5 crores (US$1.8 million)
Steve Smith has an estimated total Networth of INR 250 Crores ($32 million) in 2020, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Steve Smith
• Smith was born to an Australian father and an British mother.
• Steve started playing cricket as a spin bowler but later, Smith became an all-rounder as his batting improved drastically.
• Smith was the leading wicket-taker in the 2008 KFC Big Bash tournament.
• Steve was trained by none other than the leg-spin master Shane Warne but Smith couldn’t establish his name as a leg spinner alternately Steve became a batsman.
• 2014-15 Test series vs India, he scored centuries in all 4 first innings of the home Tests against India. and also he became the 45th Test captain for Australia.
• In August 2019, during the second Ashes Test at Lord’s, Steve Smith fell to the ground after being hit in the neck by a ball from Jofra Archer.