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

Steve Smith was born Steven Peter Devereux Smith on 2 June 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. You must read Brett Lee Net Worth.

Since childhood, Steve was very fond of playing cricket. He graduated from Menai High School in Illwang, Sydney. He played cricket extensively throughout his school years. As a result, his academics suffered. However, he was bringing significant glory to his high school by leading his school team to several victories in various inter-school tournaments. Eventually, he dropped out of high school.

Coach/Mentor Trent Woodhill
Nature on field Aggressive
Favorite Ball/Shot Pull, Straight Drive
Favorite Cricketer Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting
Bowler: Shane Warne
Hobbies: Listening to music, Travelling, Playing football.

Controversy

On 24 March 2018, in a test match against South Africa, Australian cricketer Cameron Bancroft was caught on camera tampering with the ball. He later admitted in a press conference that the team’s leadership, including captain Steve Smith, knew what they had done.

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After the uproar, Steve was dropped from captaincy and was replaced by Tim Paine. Steve was banned from international and domestic cricket for a year after an investigation by Cricket Australia confirmed the allegations. You may also like Ricky Ponting Net Worth.

Career

Steve Smith made his One Day International (ODI) debut. In Melbourne against the West Indies in the same month. He initially joined the Australian team as a leg-spinner and batted at lower positions in the batting line-up.

However, after his Test debut against Pakistan in July 2010, he gradually moved up the batting order. He has consistently performed well in all formats, especially in Test cricket, and has been ranked as the world’s top Test batsman in 2015, 2016, and 2017. He has a batting average of 61.37.

In 2015, Steve Smith won the ‘Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy’ (‘ICC Cricketer of the Year’). Thus he became the youngest cricketer to win the honor. In the years 2015 and 2017, he was named the ‘ICC Test Player of the Year’. Thus he became the only player to win the ‘ICC Test Player of the Year honor more than once. Additionally, he was awarded the ‘Allan Border Medal’ for being the best player in Australian cricket in 2015 and 2018.

Steve Smith is known as the only ODI player to have scored five consecutive 50s in ‘World Cup history, a feat he achieved during the 2015 ‘Cricket World Cup’.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How old is Steve Smith?

Currently, Steve Smith is 34 years old (2 June 1989).

What is the height of Steve Smith?

The height of Steve Smith is 1.75 m. (5’ 9”).

What is the name of Steve Smith’s wife?

Steve Smith was married to Danielle Willis.

How many kids does Steve Smith have?

Steve Smith does not have any kids yet.

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