Steve Smith Net Worth Income Profile and Salary. A 27-year old Aussie bowler-turned batsman Steve Smith has all that it takes to be great in the game of cricket. Born in Sydney, Smith dropped out of high school starting his professional career in cricket. He competed against Western Australia in a domestic match in 2008, made a debut for New South Wales.
Steve Smith began as a right-arm leg spin bowler, his bowling abilities soon converted to his high-flying fielding and his unconventional batting style. Being a leading wicket taker in KFC t20 league, Cricket Australia selected him for a home series against Pakistan in T20s.
The same year, he made his ODI debut against West Indies. Steve Smith net worth, income stats, and records: Later that year, Smith was hailed as the second-highest wicket taker in ICC T20 World Cup 2010. Smith, though considered as purely a googly bowler for limited-overs cricket stunned everyone by his audacious batting style, in tests and ODIs.
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After making a successful test debut against Pakistan in 2010, Steve Smith was soon promoted to number 3 after the injury of captain Micheal Clarke. Steve Smith performed exquisitely in ICC World Cup 2015, he was the leading run-scorer(402 runs) for World Cup winners Australia.
Steve moved up the order from number 8 to number 6, then as a one-down and number 4 batsman in Tests and limited overs cricket.4 centuries in four consecutive Test matches against visiting India team, a feat achieved by Jacques Kallis before. Smith remained undefeated in test cricket as a captain until Sri Lanka outclassed Aussies in their recent test series in 2016.
|Full Name||Steven Peter Devereux Smith|
|Net Worth||$9 Million AUD|
|Plays for:||Australian Cricket Team|
|Monthly Income||$25,000 AUD|
Steve is currently captaining Australia in all the three formats of cricket, Steve Smith toured as Australian captain for the 2017 India vs.Australia test series in India and started the tour with a brilliant century and a historic 333 runs win over India in a 4-match series.
2015 remained the best year of his career; Smith was awarded the cricketer of the year and ICC Test Cricketer of the year in 2015, he resides in the number one spot in ICC Test batsman ranking as of 2016. After a competitive 3-2 loss and a comprehensive test series win against India in 2015, Australia secured number one spot in Test cricket under Smith’s captaincy, later snatched by India and then Pakistan after Australia’s humiliating defeat against Sri Lanka in 2016.
Interesting Fact: Steve is a baseball fan, he regularly follows MLB, Boston Red Sox are his favorites.
Steve Smith started his IPL campaign for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2011, not a promising and excellent start, his injury barred him from playing in the next season. Rajasthan Royals bought Steve Smith for the 2014 season, 2015 being his best season.
He was awarded captaincy of Royals for half the season. Steve is presently bound in a contract with Pune Warriors India for the 2016-17 seasons. Smith is also a permanent player for Sydney Sixers in KFC Big Bash League. The net worth of Steve Smith and his assets are derived from his IPL, Big Bash contracts, central contract, match fees, a man of the match awards, prize money for the number one test team, and advertisements.
Net Worth: $9 Million AUD (all sources)
Annual Income (Cricket Australia): $1 Million
Yearly Income (Cricket Leagues): $2 Million AUD
Monthly Salary: $25,000 AUD