Steve Smith (Cricketer) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
Steven Peter Devereux Smith is a cricketer of the Australian team. Steve started his cricket career as a spin bowler but over tie his batting improved and he became an all-rounder. He is the top ranked test cricket batsman in the world as of January, 2018. He dropped school at the age of 17 to play cricket in England.
Name: Steven Peter Devereux Smith
Nickname: Schmidt, Smudge, Smithy, God
Australian International Cricketer (Batsman)
DOB: June 2, 1989
Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Religion: Christian (Catholic)
Home Town: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Home Address: Not Known
Best Friends: Not Known
Hobbies: Photography, scuba diving, watching tennis, rugby & baseball
Debut Work: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
Coach: Trent Woodhill
Domestic/State Team: Antigua Hawksbills, New South Wales, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals,
Rising Pune Supergiants, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sutherland, Sydney Sixers, Worcestershire
Jersey Number: #49 (Australia), #49 (Domestic)
Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break
Nature on field: Very Aggressive
Height: 175 centimetres
Weight: 78 kilograms
Body: Chest Measurements: 40 Inches, Waist Measurements: 32 Inches, Biceps: 12 Inches
Hair Color: Blonde
Marital Status: Unmarried
Wife: Not Known
GF: Danielle Willis
Kids: Not Known
Father: Peter Smith
Mother: Gillian Smith
Sister: Kristie Smith (Elder)
School:Alfords Point Primary School, Menai High School, Sutherland Shire
College (Graduation): Not Attended
College (Post-Graduation): Not Attended
Educational Qualification: High school dropout
Cars: Not Known
Bikes: Not Known
Property: Not Known
Salary:Retainer Fee: $1.12 million (AUD), Test: $14,000 (AUD), ODI: $7,000 (AUD), T20: $5,000 (AUD)
Net Income: $9 million (AUD) (estimate)
Film: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Actor: Not Known
Actress: Not Known
Song: Music of Florence + The Machine, Little Birdy, Vampire Weekend, La Roux, The Killers
Cricketer: Batsman: Ricky Ponting, Bowler: Shane Warne
More Information and Facts about Steve Smith
- He has won the prestigious Allan Border Medal in 2015. In the same year he was also the ‘ICC Player of the Year’ and the ‘ICC Test Player of the Year’. In fact, he is the only player who has won the ‘ICC Test Player of the Year Award’ more than once.
- Steve got into controversies when he took the catch of Pakistani batsman FawadAlam. It was observed that he went to take the catch before Fawad even played the shot. However, later on it was declared a fair catch.
- He was on number 2 in the list of highest wicket takers of ICC World Cup T20, 2010.
- He became the person to score most run in a series against India when he scored 769 runs in the 2014-15 Border Gavaskar Trophy Test Series.
- Steve is the youngest batsman of Australia who reached 6000 runs in test cricket. Also, the youngest to win the ‘Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy’.
- As of April 2018, Smith has made a total of 37 first-class centuries, ten List A centuries and one T20 century, making 101 runs from 54 balls for Rising Pune Supergiants against Gujarat Lions in the 2016 Indian Premier League.
- His best bowling figures of 64/7 were taken for New South Wales against South Australia in the Sheffield Shield.
- His record include most consecutive 50+ scores in World Cup history with five such scores in the 2015 Cricket World Cup, having the second highest Test batting rating of 947, being the only player to win the ICC Test Player of the Year award more than once, being the youngest player to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year award), being the fastest Australian batsman and sixth fastest batsman in the world to reach 10,000 runs in International cricket., being the only the second batsman to score more than 1,000 test runs in four consecutive calendar year, being the joint second fastest batsman to reach 6,000 runs in Test cricket, being the youngest Australian batsman and fourth youngest in the world to reach 6000 runs in Test cricket and also being the fastest Australian batsman to reach 3,000 one day international(ODI) runs.
- He is the fifth player to win the Allan Border Medal more than once, the first cricketer to win the McGilvray Medal four times and only the second batsman after Bradman to score four consecutive Test centuries in four matches at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and lasted 1,093 days (or 455 runs) between two fallen wickets.
- During the 2018 Australian tour to South Africa, he equalled the joint world record for taking five catches as a non-wicketkeeper in a test innings and became the 11th overall fielder to achieve this feat.
- Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year): 2015, ICC Test Player of the Year: 2015, 2017, ICC Test Team of the Year: 2015, 2016, 2017, ICC ODI Team of the Year: 2015, Allan Border Medal: 2015, 2018, Australian Test Player of the Year: 2015, 2018, Australian One Day International Player of the Year: 2015, Compton–Miller Medal: 2017–18, McGilvray Medal: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, Steve Waugh Award: 2009–10, 2011–12 and Wisden Cricketers of the Year: 2015 are some of the major awards won by him.