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Steve Smith Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Assets and Awards

Steve Smith And His Family

Steve Smith was born Steven Peter Devereux Smith, on June 2, 1989, in Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales. His father, Peter Smith, worked as a chemist. His mother, Gillian, was a homemaker. Since his birth, Steve has held both Australian and English citizenship, as his father is Australian and his mother is English. 

Steve’s parents are Peter Smith and Gillian Smith. He has an elder sister named Kristie Smith. Steve Smith is married to Daniele Willis.

Age, Physical Appearance and Height

he was born on June 2 1989, and according to the calculation, his current age is 32 years. 

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status is the main things for the Cricket Industry. Fans are also attracted by their Height, Weight & Physical Status. The height of Steve Smith is 175 cm and 1.75 m and feet inches- 5′ 9″. his weight is in kilograms- 78 kg.weight.

Steve Smith Waist Size 33 Inches and chest 42 Inches, And biceps 13 Inches. he has Light Blue colour hair and Blonde colour eyes. Besides this, he is wearing a shoe size 12.

Education

Since childhood, Steve was heavily invested in playing cricket. He graduated from the ‘Menai High School’ in Illawong, Sydney. He played cricket extensively throughout his school years. As a result, his academics suffered. However, he brought significant glory to his high school by leading his school team to many wins in various inter-school tournaments. Eventually, he dropped out of high school.

He had dual citizenship and thus decided whether to play for England or Australia. He moved to England at the age of 17 and joined a local club called ‘Sevenoaks Vine’ in the ‘Kent Cricket League.’ His consistent good performances led him to be considered for the county team of Surrey.

He also had an option to play for New South Wales. Although Surrey paid him much higher, Steve later chose to play in Australia.

Personal Life

Steve Smith started dating Dani Willis in 2011. After a long-term relationship, the couple announced their engagement in 2017 and married on September 15, 2018.

Career

Domestic Career

Steve Smith was selected for the 2008 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. The same year, he made his first-class debut against Western Australia. He made his Twenty20 cricket debut on January 1 2008, playing for the New South Wales in the 2008 Big Bash competition. In the 2011-12 season, he joined the Sydney Sixers and acted as a captain in the absence of Brad Haddin. Smith also played in the Caribbean Premier League, Bangladesh Premier League and Global T20 Canada.

International Career

ODI Career

Smith made his ODI debut against West Indies on February 19 2010. Smith didn’t get a call for the ODI team for a long time before being selected for the 2014 Zimbabwe Tri-series. After this, he made a trip to the UAE to play three ODIs. He made his first ODI ton in the first match of the series. Steve Smith was made the Man of the Series for his batting performances.

After this, Smith played in the ODI series against South Africa. During the series, he made his first century on Australian soil. As a result, he was selected for the 2015 Cricket World and the tri-series ODI competition preceding it. Smith played a crucial role in Australia’s World Cup-winning campaign. He made a century against the India cricket team in the semi-final and a not out 58. He ended the tournament as Australia’s leading run-getter and was named in the tournament section by the ICC.

The Aussies toured South Africa in 2016 and lost the series 5-0. In the ODI series against New Zealand later that year, Smith scored 165 runs at the SCG, the highest ODI score at the ground. The ODI series was followed against the Pakistan cricket team, where Smith played a vital role in Australia’s 4-1 series triumph. Smith returned to International cricket after his band when he was selected for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He scored 379 runs in the tournament at an average of 37.90.

Test Career

Steve Smith made his Test debut against Pakistan in July of 2010. Smith was selected for the 2010-11 Ashes series and played three Tests in the series, and He scored two half-centuries in the series. His next Test series was against India in 2013. He scored one half-century in the two matches he played in the series.

After he played against England, he scored his first Test century in the final Test match. Smith was then called for the 2013-14 Ashes squad. Australian cricket team whitewashed the five-match series, and Smith scored 327 runs, including two centuries.

The series against Pakistan was not good for Smith and the Australian team as they both the Test matches. India toured Australia in 2015. Steve Smith scored a century in the first innings of the first match. He made his captaincy debut for Australia in the second match of the series. He was named the Man of the match in the second Test. Smith ended the series with four consecutive Test centuries and was named the Man of the Series.

Smith scored 508 runs in the 2015 Ashes, the most by a player in the series. But he was also criticised for his poor performance against seam bowling. England regained the Ashes 3-2. After this series, Smith was appointed as the full-time captain of the Australian Test team.

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Australia played Test series against New Zealand and West Indies in late 2015 and early 2016. Australia won the series, with Steve performing particularly strongly against the West Indies. The tour of Sri Lanka in 2016 was a disaster for the team, and Smith as a captain as Aussies, lost it 3-0. Australia hosted South Africa for a three-match Test series in which they lost 2-1, marking the end of Smith’s five consecutive Test losses as the captain.

After this, Smith captained the side in the Test series against South Africa and Pakistan. The Aussies won both the series 3-0 with Steve Smith showing a solid outing in almost all the matches and was awarded Man of the Series against Pakistan.

Smith began the tour of India in 2017 on a high note by scoring a ton in the first Test match. Smith was the highest run-scorer in the series, with 499 runs at an average of 71.29, although his side lost the series 2-1. Smith had an excellent start to the 2017-18 Ashes as he scored a 141 not out in the first match of the series. Australia won the series 4-0, with Smith scoring 687 runs at an average of 137.40. His captaincy even gained praise from his English counterpart.

On March 24 2018, during the third Test of the series against South Africa, Cameron Bancroft used sandpaper to rough up one side of the ball. Alongside Bancroft, captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner were involved in the incident. At the press conference at the end of the day’s play, Bancroft and Steve Smith admitted to ball-tampering, and Smith also revealed that the “leadership group made the plan”.

They were forced to step down as captain and vice-captain of the Australian team. On March 27 2018, Smith, Warner and Bancroft were suspended and sent back home on the charge of bringing the game into dispute. Smith was found to have misled match officials and others, and as the captain did not act to prevent it. Therefore, he was banned from all international and domestic cricket for 12 months starting from March 29 2018. He was also debarred from consideration for any team leadership role for an additional 12 months.

In July 2019, Smith was named to the squad for the 2019 Ashes. In the first match of the series, he scored centuries in both innings. Smith suffered a concussion during the second Test match was ruled out of the third Test. In the fourth match of the series, he scored his third double century in Test cricket and became the first batsman to score 500 or more runs in three successive Ashes.

T20I Career

He made his T20I debut against Pakistan in 2010, playing as a leg spinner. He was elected for the 2010 ICC World Twenty20, where he took 11 wickets in seven matches. He toured South Africa for a three-match T20 series in 2014. Smith struggled throughout the 2016 T20 World Cup as the Aussies were knocked out of the tournament by India. Smith was rested for the T20 series against New Zealand and England to give him time to prepare for the Test series against South Africa in 2018.

IPL Career

Smith was first bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2010 IPL. The following year, he was bought by Kochi Tuskers for 200,00 USD. Then, he was picked up by Rajasthan Royals for the 2015 season and was given the team’s captaincy in the latter half of the season. Smith played for the Rising Pune Supergiants in the 2016 IPL and scored his maiden T20 century.

He was named the captain of the team for the 2017 season. He led his team to the final of the 2017 season, where they lost to the Mumbai Indians. In March 2018, after being banned by Cricket Australia for his involvement in a ball-tampering incident, Smith’s contract with Rajasthan Royals was terminated by the BCCI. However, Smith was appointed as the captain of the Rajasthan Royals side in the middle of the 2019 season, in which he scored 319 runs, including three fifties.

Net Worth

Steve Smith’s Net Worth is $21 Million. Steve Smith is an Australian cricketer and former captain of the Australian cricket team. Steve became the 2nd international player to achieve a Test batting rating of 947, only behind Don Bradman’s 961 points. Steve made his domestic debut for New South Wales in 2008. On June 2, 1989, Steve Smith was born in Sydney, Australia. His bowling skills were honed under the mentorship of Shane Warne. He is primarily a top-order batsman.

Steve Smith Assets:

House: Steve Smith owns a luxury designer house in Sydney, Australia, New South Wales. Also, Steve Smith owns multiple real-estate properties across the countries.

Awards and Accolades

YearAwards
2015Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year)
2015, 2017ICC Test Player of the Year
2015, 2016, 2017ICC Test Team of the Year
2015ICC ODI Team of the Year
2015, 2018Allan Border Medal
2015, 2018Australian Test Player of the Year
2015Australian One Day International Player of the Year
2017–18,2019Compton–Miller Medal
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017McGilvray Medal
2009–10, 2011–12Steve Waugh Award
2015Wisden Cricketers of the Year

Car Collection

The Car collection of Steve Smith is relatively Small. However, Steve Smith owns a few of the best luxury cars in the world. Steve Smith’s collection of vehicles includes a Mercedes SUV. Also, Steve Smith owns multiple real-estate properties across the countries.

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