Steve Smith’s career has witnessed his transformation from a full-time errand runner to one of the best batsmen in modern cricket. This is a story for thousands of years.
In 2008, he made his debut in the New South Wales match against Western Australia. Two years later, he scored his loose green in a test match against Pakistan, where he hit the ball in 8th place and rotated three wickets on the winning front in Australia.
Later, due to poor performance on the 2010-11 Ashes and withdrew from the Australian team, Smith turned to domestic cricket to restore his state and confidence. After recalling testing in 2013, he showed extraordinary progress, starting with his first test in the Oval, followed by centuries during the 5-0 whitewashing of Australia in the Ashes of Perth and Sydney in 2013-14.
Smith became Australia’s 45th test captain in the 2014-15 series against India, replacing the injured Michael Clark. This is a milestone series for him, as he has reached the low post in all four tests.
In June 2015, he ranked first in the ICC Test Batsman Ranking for the first time, and in the same year he won the ICC Cricketer of the Year Jazz Garfield Sobers Trophy.
2017 was a year when his excellent form became astonishing. At the beginning, he won 3 tons of test tons in the Indian Tour and added another 3 tons in the Victory Ashes series the following summer, which improved him. The test batting rate until it was second only to Sir Donald Bradman.
However, the sandpaper scandal that broke out in Cape Town in 2018-he was responsible in the post-match press conference-allowed him to be stripped of his captainship, suspended for 12 months, and restricted to a leadership position for two years in the Australian board. Position in the ball.
In his first test-in the opening game of the 2019 Ashes Series-he scored an incredible 144 points, inspiring the Australian team to victory after a terrible start, and was retained by his team The case of the Ashes continues to dominate the series.