10 years back on this Day Steve Smith made his test career debut!

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10 years back on this Day Steve Smith made his test career debut!

10 years back on July 13, 2010, Australia batsman Steve Smith had made his debut in the longest format of the game, He played his first iconic test match against Pakistan at the Lord’s Cricket Ground.

Smith was handed the “Baggy Green” Cap by the Australian captain Picky Ponting. When the right-handed batsman had made his debut he used to play as a spinner who could do little batting. The now opener batsman was able to score only 13 runs in his Test match debut. With the ball in his hand, Smith was able to take three wickets In the second innings.

Smith had made his ODI & T20I debut in 2010 as well. However even starting his career as a bowler, Steve has cemented his place as one of the finest batsmen in World Cricket. Steve Smith is currently number one ranked ICC Test batsman with scoring 911 runs & is closely followed by the Indian Skipper Virat Kohli with 886 points.

Steve Smith was last seen in action against New Zealand in the first ODI of the three-match series. However, just after the first ODI, the series between both the sides was postponed due to the increasing havoc of coronavirus.

Steve Smith would have been leading the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL if the tournament had started on 29 March, however, the IPL has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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