Steve Smith is an Australian cricketer who will play for Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Vivo IPL 2018. Please find below Profile, Bio of Steve Smith.
Player Name : Steve Smith
Nickname : N/A
Role : All-rounder
Bats : Right-handed
Bowls : Right-arm leg spin
Nationality : Australian
IPL Team : Rajasthan Royals (RR)
Jersey Number : N/A
Steve Smith Profile :
Born on 2nd June 1989, Steve Smith (Full Name : Steven Peter Devereux “Steve” Smith) is an Australian international cricketer who plays for the Australian national team in Test matches, ODI’s and T20 matches.
He plays for the New South Wales Blues in the Australian domestic cricket and also plays in the Indian Premiere League (IPL).
An all-rounder, Smith bats right-handed and bowls right arm leg spin. He is the most promising genuine spin-bowling all-rounder of Australia. Many say him to be the next Shane Warne.
A stocky blonde leg-spinner who deceives the batsman with flight and loop, he is also a hard-hitting batsman who can keep his place in a limited-overs team on batting merit alone.
In 2009 season he was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore and in 2011 he was signed by the Kochi Tuskers Kerala IPL team, but had to miss the tournament due to an ankle injury.
His actual IPL debut happened in 2012 when he played for Pune Warriors India. He also played for Pune Warriors in IPL 2013.
In players auction for IPL 2014, he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs. 4 Crore.
In IPL 2014, Steve Smith played in 10 matches scoring 147 runs.
In IPL 2015, Smith played in 14 matches scoring 293 runs at an average of 26.63.
In players auction for IPL 2016, he was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) for Rs. 4 Crores.
In IPL 2016 he played in 8 matches scoring 270 runs at an average of 45.00.
He was retained by the team for IPL 2017. In IPL 2017, Smith played in 15 matches scoring 472 runs at an average of 39.33 runs.
Ahead of players auction for IPL 2018 he was retained by Rajasthan Royals (RR) for Rs. 12.5 Crores.
Lets hope that he plays well in Vivo IPL 2018 for Rajasthan Royals.