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Steve Smith Biography

Steve Smith was born on June 2, 1989 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Steven Peter Devereux Smith. He is known for his work on Momentum Cricket Series: South Africa vs Australia (2020), The Ashes (1930) and Border-Gavaskar Trophy (1996).

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Made his international cricket debut for Australia in a Twenty20 match against Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 5 Feb 2010.

On 30 December 2017, he reached a Test batting rating of 947, the second-highest of all time, only behind Don Bradman's 961. He was ranked top Test batsman in the world in 2015, 2016 and 2017, according to the ICC Player Rankings.

He won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year) and ICC Test Player of the Year in 2015.

In March 2018, Smith was widely criticised for overseeing ball tampering in the third Test against South Africa, during which he stood down from the team captaincy and was replaced by Tim Paine. Following an investigation by Cricket Australia, Smith was banned from all international cricket and domestic cricket in Australia for one year, and will not be considered for a leadership role for another year after that.

In 2014, Martin Crowe described Smith as one of the young Fab Four of Test cricket along with Joe Root, Kane Williamson and Virat Kohli.

Smith is an Australian international cricketer former captain.

He has most consecutive 50+ scores in World Cup history with five such scores in the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Florence Margaret "Stevie" Smith was born on September 20, 1902 in Yorkshire, England. Her father left the family to join the North Sea Patrol when she was very young. At age three she moved with her sister and mother to the northern London suburb Palmers Green. This was her home until her death in 1971. Her mother died when she was a teenager and she and her sister lived with their spinster aunt, an important figure throughout her life, known as "The Lion." After high school she attended North London Collegiate School for Girls. She began as a secretary with the magazine publisher George Newnes and went on to be the private secretary to Sir Nevill Pearson and Sir Frank Newnes. She began writing poetry in her twenties while working at George Newnes. Her first book, Novel on Yellow Paper, was published in 1936 and drew heavily on her own life experience, examining the unrest in England during World War I. Her first collection of verse, A Good Time Was Had By All (1937), also contained rough sketches or doodles, which became characteristic of her work. These drawings have both a feeling of caprice and doom, and the poetry in the collection is stylistically typical of Smith as it conveys serious themes in a nursery rhyme structure.

While Smith's volatile attachment to the Church of England is evident in her poetry, death, her "gentle friend," is perhaps her most popular subject. Much of her inspiration came from theology and the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. She enjoyed reading Tennyson and Browning and read few contemporary poets in an attempt to keep her voice original and pure. Her style is unique in its combination of seemingly prosaic statements, variety of voices, playful meter, and deep sense of irony. Smith was officially recognized with the Chomondeley Award for Poetry in 1966 and the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1969. Smith died of a brain tumor on March 7, 1971.Australia, Australia A, Worcestershire, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, New South Wales, Australia Under-19, Australian XI, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Pune Warriors India, Sydney Sixers, Antigua Hawksbills, Comilla Victorians, Rising Pune Supergiant, Australians, Toronto Nationals, Welsh FireSteven Peter Devereux Smith, a well-known Australian cricketer, was born on 2nd June 1989. He is currently the skipper of the Australian cricket team across all the three formats of the game. He also plays for New South Wales Blues and the Sydney Sixers. Initially selected in the cricket team as an all-rounder, Smith now primarily acts a batsman.


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