Steve Smith is an Australian cricketer. Being Right Handed Batsman & Right-arm leg Spin in the Australia national cricket team.
|Born||02 June 1989, Kogarah|
|Height||5 ft 9 inch (175 cm)|
Steven Peter Devereux Smith was born on 02 June 1989, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia. His age is around 33 years (2023).
Sydney to an Australian father, Peter, who has a degree in chemistry, and an English mother, Gillian. Smith attended Menai High School, and left at age 17 to play cricket in England where he played club cricket for Sevenoaks Vine in the Kent Cricket League. He did so well for Sevenoaks that he was picked to play for Surrey’s second XI.
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.
Because his mother was born in London, Smith has dual British and Australian citizenship. In 2011, Smith started dating Dani Willis, a commerce and law student at Macquarie University.
Steve Smith made his international cricket debut in a Twenty20 International match playing as a leg spinner against Pakistan at Melbourne in February 2010. The same month, he made his One Day International debut against the West Indies also at Melbourne, playing in the fifth match of the series.
In the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 competition held in the West Indies, Australia finished runners up to England. Smith took 11 wickets in seven matches at an average of 14.81 to finish as the equal-second-highest wicket-taker of the tournament.
Smith made his Test debut at Lord’s in July 2010, playing both Tests against Pakistan in the 2010 Test series played in England. He was selected mainly for his bowling, and batted down the order, although his bowling was not required in the first innings.
In the second innings, he took 3 wickets for 51 as Australia won by 150 runs. In the second Test he was called to bowl only ten overs and took no wickets, although he played an impressive role with the bat in the second innings. Batting with the tail, he scored 77 including nine fours and two sixes off successive balls, helping Australia to set a competitive target after having been bowled out for 88 in the first innings.
|Test Debut||13 July 2010 v Pakistan (Cap 415)|
|ODI Debut||19 February 2010 v West Indies (Cap 182)|
|T20I Debut||05 February 2010 v Pakistan (Cap 43)|
|IPL||2012-2013: Pune Worriors|
2014-2015, 2019-2020: Rajasthan Royals
2016-2017: Rising Pune Supergiant
2021: Delhi Capitals
2013–15: Return and breakthrough
Smith’s return to the test team came during the 2013 tour of India. In the previous two Sheffield seasons his form had been middling, averaging 37, but he was chosen for the 17-man squad, primarily as a backup batsman, rather than an allrounder as he had been in the Test team previously.
Smith was selected for the third test in Mohali, his first in over two years, when four players were dropped for “not doing their homework”, in a scandal known as Home work gate.
In his first match innings in India he scored 92 before being stumped by Dhoni from a delivery by Pragyan Ojha, and in the second innings he managed 5 runs. In the final Test match at Delhi, Smith made 46 and 18 runs, respectively, but Australia was unable to win the Test match as India secured a 4–0 series win.
2019: Return to international cricket
In April 2019, he was named in Australia’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. After missing the 2018–19 season, Smith was awarded a national contract by Cricket Australia for the 2019–20 season.
On 1 June 2019, Smith played in Australia’s opening match of the Cricket World Cup, against Afghanistan, at the Country Ground in Bristol. On 11 July 2019, in the semi-final match against England Smith scored 85 runs, becoming the second batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score four 50+ scores in Cricket World Cup knockouts. In the tournament, he scored 379 runs at an average of 37.90, including four fifties.
Smith registered his tenth consecutive Ashes fifty-plus score in the first innings of the fifth Test, breaking Inzamam UI Haq’s record for the most consecutive Test 50+ scores against a single opposition. He finished the series with 774 runs at an average of 110.57, by far the most on either side. Smith made 3 hundreds and 3 fifties. He was awarded his second consecutive Compton-Miller Medal as the man of the series.
2021–present: Australian vice captaincy
In November 2021, following Tim Paine’s resignation from the Test captaincy amid allegations of improper conduct in 2017, Pat Cummins was promoted to captain of the Test side, as Smith returned to a leadership position with the vice captaincy. In the first Test in Brisbane, Smith fell to ‘a lazy shot’ to Mark Wood for 12.
Smith captained Australia for the second Test in Adelaide, when Cummins was ruled out for the match after he was deemed to be a close contact of someone with COVID-19. Smith passed 50 in the first innings, but was trapped leg before wicket on 93 to James Anderson to a ball that kept low.
In the second innings, Smith survived multiple chances (including a first-ball drop by Buttler) but was out on 6, gloved down the leg side to Robinson. Smith had also picked up his first test wicket in 6 years, dismissing Jack Leach, who was caught by David Warner.
Smith was first bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2010 Indian Premier League as a replacement for Jesse Ryder. During the 2011 IPL player auction, he was bought by Kochi Tuskers Kerala for $200,000, but he had to have an ankle operation and was not available to play for them that season.
The next season, Kochi Tuskers were dropped from the IPL and Smith was put up for auction. He went unsold at the 2012 IPL Players Auction, but was later bought as a replacement for Mitchell Marsh by the Pune Warriors India.
In his first match for his new team, he scored 39 runs off 32 balls to lead his team to victory against the Mumbai Indians. He received the Man of the Match award for this effort.
During the 2016 IPL Auction, Smith was bought by new franchise, the Rising Pune Supergiants for the same price as in the previous auction ($600,000), and struggled early for form. Smith finally broke a run of low scores against Sunrisers Hyderabad, scoring 46*.
His form continued as he registered his maiden T20 century against the Gujarat Lions, scoring 101 off 54 balls. He then went on to score a further 45 against the Mumbai Indians, before being ruled out of the remainder of the tournament with a wrist injury.
In February 2018, he was named as captain of Rajasthan Royals for the IPL2018. However, following his admission of involvement in the Australian test side’s ball tampering controversy in the Third Test in South Africa in March 2018, it was announced by the team that Smith has stood down from that role and Ajinkya Rahane took charge as the new captain for Rajasthan Royals team.
Steve Smith Net Worth
According to various online resources the net worth of Steve Smith is estimated around $25 million dollars which is 400 crores in Indian Currency.
Apart from Australia Cricket Board match fees, Steve Smith is also playing for Rajasthan Royals in IPL . Since many years of 2010 IPL, Steve Smith is also getting an IPL contract every year, from which 5 Crores is the current salary of Steve Smith for playing from Rajasthan Royals.
Social Media and Advertisements
Steve Smith has also a best amount of social media following by which he makes decent amount of money. He had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||400 Crore INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||5 crore+|
|Yearly Income||12 Crore +|
|Income Source||Cricket, Advertisement|
Social Media of Steve Smith
Steve Smith has also a huge amount of Fan following over his social media platforms. He has total 5.2 million followers combining his Instagram and Twitter.
Steve Smith posts entertaining content on his Instagram with members of Team India & England at a period of time. His reels also got viral many times till now.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1.What is the net worth of Steve Smith in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Steve Smith in 400 crores in Indian rupees.
2. How old is Steve Smith?
Ans.Steve Smith is 33 years old.
3. Nick name of Steve Smith?
Ans. No any Nick name of Steve Smith.
4. Which Country in Steve Smith Belongs ?
Ans.Steve Smith Belongs to Australia.
5.IPL fees of Steve Smith in 2022?
Ans. Steve Smith got 5 Crore for Playing IPL.
6.For Which Team Steve Smith play IPL 2023?
Ans.Steve Smith Unsold in 2023.