Steve Smith Australia: The Australian prolific runscorer Steve Smith has returned to the cricket along with his teammates after a long break of about six months. He along with his teammates is currently in England for a limited-overs bilateral series. The three-match T20I series has finished on Tuesday. Southampton is hosting all three T20I matches. On the other hand, Manchester will be hosting all the 50-overs games. The ODI series will be starting on September 11.
Steve Smith decided to host a Q&A on his Instagram handle while travelling by bus to Manchester. Smith answered quite a few interesting questions from the fans during the session. The fans also put up an interesting question as they directed their questions to the former Aussie captain.
A fan asked Steve Smith to name the best batsman in the world. Smith picked Virat Kohli as the choice. His choice is undoubtedly correct as the Indian captain has been scoring runs consistently across all formats and in all conditions over a long period now. Another fan asked him to describe AB de Villiers in one word. Smith used the word ‘freak’ to describe him. (Steve Smith Australia)
Steve Smith was in high praise for KL Rahul and Sanju Samson. (Steve Smith Australia)
Steve Smith will also feature in the Rajasthan Royals jersey in the upcoming IPL. He will join the team in UAE after having finished off with the bilateral series. He has a good rapport with a lot of Indian players like Sanju Samson in the team. During the Q&A session, he called Samson a very talented batsman when asked about him. According to Smith, KL Rahul is a gun batsman having witnessed his sensational batting performances. (Steve Smith Australia)
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Smith also said that he decided to play for the Australian Cricket Team when he was just four years old. He even revealed that legendary players like Mark Waugh and Michael Slater were his favourite batsmen during young age. Moreover, his favourite fielders are Ricky Ponting and Jonty Rhodes. His choice and pick are apt, as both of them have been a live wire on the cricket field. (Steve Smith Australia)
We all are aware of Smith’s love for Tennis, and if he would not have been a cricketer then he would have opted for tennis. He revealed it before signing off his Instagram session.