Crickerter - STEVE SMITH

  • Steven Peter Devereux Smith (born 2 June 1989) is an Australian international cricketer & former captain of the Australia national team.
  • As of March 2018, Smith is the top-ranked Test batsman in the world, according to the ICC Player Rankings.
  • On 30 December 2017, he reached a Test batting rating of 947, the second highest of all time only behind Don Bradman's 961.
  • Smith was initially selected for Australia as a right-arm leg spinner, Smith now plays primarily as a batsman.
  • In March 2018, Smith was widely criticised for overseeing ball tampering in the third Test against South Africa.
  • Following an investigation by Cricket Australia, Smith was banned from international cricket for 1 year.
  • He will not be considered for a leadership role for 2 years.

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