[236][237] He finished the series with 774 runs at an average of 110.57, by far the most on either side. In the first Test Smith made a duck and 34 runs, and Australia lost the Test match. [109] In the series he made 174 runs at an average of 43.5 runs. [205] During the match South African fast bowler and player of the match Kagiso Rabada was suspended for the following Test after he made physical contact with Smith after he dismissed him. Following an investigation by Cricket Australia, Smith was banned from all international and domestic cricket in Australia for one year starting from 29 March 2018, and from consideration for any leadership role for an additional year. He scored 33 in his only innings as New South Wales defeated Western Australia outright. [171][172][173] Pakistan made a 4th innings total of 450, as Australia won by 39 runs. [163], Australia's disappointing run of form continued into their ODI tour of South Africa. [95][96] The victory in Sydney marked a 5–0 victory towards Australia after a dismal 3–0 loss during the winter period of 2013. [113] In the first Test match in Adelaide, Smith scored 162* from 298 balls in the first and made 52* in the second innings, defeating India by 48 runs into day five. Smith played 4 ODI out of 5 series against South Africa where Australia defeated South Africa 4–1 in the ODI Series. A series best 244* by England's Alastair Cook then placed Australia in a tense situation that saw them trail by 164 at the start of the fourth day. Despite this, Australia went on to win the Test series 2–0, winning both matches by an innings margin. [257] In the second match, India batted first and posted 340. After an underperforming IPL both as a batsman and the captain for Rajasthan Royals (RR), Australian batsman Steve Smith gears up for a full-fledged series against India.. In contrast to the preceding Ashes tour, Smith made little contribution with the bat throughout the test series against Pakistan, scoring 4 and 36 in the first and second matches respectively. [86] At the end of the series, the urn was retained by England after winning the series 3–0. Often trying to play ridiculous shots against the opposition's best bowlers, he did his questionable T20 credentials no favours. In Australia's opening match of the World Cup, against England, he was dismissed early on 5 but later improved as the tournament progressed. Steve started positively in his first-class match with a century against Kent in Canterbury. In the first innings, Smith was dismissed again cheaply by Stuart Broad with a score of 6, as Australia capitulated in the first session of a total 60 runs from 18.3 overs—is the quickest—in terms of balls faced—a team has been bowled out in the first innings of a Test match. With the ball, he took 6 wickets at an economy rate of 8.06 per over. Dean Jones said he feels Steve Smith isn't a big hitter of the ball. Transitioning into the Test series saw Australia's continued failure against reverse swing and spin in the subcontinent. Aaron Finch, Steve Smith and Glen Maxwell, who failed to perform in IPL went blitzkrieg against India. [139][140] Into the fifth and final Test match back at The Oval, Smith made his second century in the series registering 143 runs off 252 balls before being bowled by Steve Finn. Smith was first bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2010 Indian Premier League as a replacement for Jesse Ryder. [128][129], After winning the World Cup in March, Australia's winter schedule was later released with the Test team returned from their short break towards their two Test series against the West Indies in the Caribbean. Joint most 50+ scores (four) in Cricket World Cup knockout matches. [126] He was named in the team of the tournament for the 2015 World Cup by the ICC. In the second test at Melbourne, Smith continued to find form when he scored 85 in the first innings before he was again dismissed by Neil Wagner, denying Smith of a record fifth consecutive Test century at the MCG. Charismatic Australian batsman Steve Smith plundered identical twin centuries at the Sydney Cricket Ground in the first two ODIs against India. Australia won the match in a tight contest.[151]. [68] 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. He moves around frequently in the crease, especially during bowlers' run-up, and ends up with the toes of his feet outside off stump against right-handers,[268] controls the bat with his bottom hand (that is, the hand closest to the blade of the bat), and is capable of playing unconventional cricket shots like the reverse sweep. Ahead of the start of IPL 2020, Steve Smith has heaped high [raise of Rajasthan Royals team-mate Ben Stokes. [209] He then hid the sandpaper in his underwear before being confronted by the on-field umpires. [15] He was part of the New South Wales team that won the 2009 Twenty20 Champions League. [119] The Test match ended in a draw as Australia defeated India 2–0 in the series, thus returning the Border–Gavaskar Trophy to Australia. Smith also had his contract with the Rajasthan Royals IPL team for the 2018 season terminated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India as a consequence of the sanctions. Smith came in at 1/20 and looked set to reach another hundred, but was dismissed for 98 as he played on to his stumps off Kuldeep Yadav[258], India winning by 36 runs. While making little impact at Lord's, Smith produced a century at Hove against Sussex on 27 July.[81]. [112] In the first Test match in Adelaide, the Australian players wore Hughes' Test cap number 408 on their playing shirts for the match as well as black armbands in honour of their former teammate. [8] He has also defended Smith's unique batting style, and has long argued that in Australia, many naturally talented cricketers who may not necessarily have an orthodox technique are let down by over-coaching; in the years between leaving school and his elevation into international cricket, Smith had his technique picked apart by a number of well-intentioned coaches. He took 4/15 against Queensland and finished with 9 wickets overall. With overcast conditions and a green top, Alastair Cook won the toss and elected to field. Smith played in all five Tests, scoring 345 runs at an average of 38.33. [57][58], In September 2018, Smith returned to Australian club cricket by scoring 85 off 91 balls for Sutherland in a one-day match against Mosman. In the first Test match at Trent Bridge he made a half century in his first innings but fell cheaply in the second innings getting out lbw to Graeme Swann. In RPS's first game against Mumbai Indians, Smith led his team to victory in style, scoring 84* and was rewarded with the Man of The Match award. [177], Smith was once again featured in ICC's 2016 Cricket Awards as a 12th man for the ICC Test team of the year. Fastest batsman to reach 7,000 runs in Tests. In the World Cup, Smith played a vital role as versatile batsman as he played in numerous batting positions from number three down to as a middle-order batsman. While Australia's last tour in the British Isles was in 2013, the emergence of England's Joe Root and Australia's Steve Smith saw an awaited clash to determine the better batsman in the upcoming series. [33] 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. Team Sportstar 27 September, 2020 15:21 IST [233], In the first innings of the fourth Test at Old Trafford Smith scored his third double-century in Test matches and third century in the series and became the first batsman to score 500 or more runs in three successive Ashes series. 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. He later joined the Test squad in the first Test match in Windsor Park, and scored 25 and 5 runs, respectively. [34], The Supergiant management axed MS Dhoni as captain and named Smith as captain for the 2017 season. His double century also made Smith pass 3000 Test runs, the third-youngest Australia to reach the feat. IPL 2020 Rajasthan Royals Team Review: RR meandered from win to loss, chopped and changed both starting XIs and batting line-ups on numerous occasions but nothing seemed to work. 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