List of international cricket centuries by Steve Smith

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Steve Smith in 2014
Steve Smith has scored 31 international centuries for Australia.

Steve Smith is an Australian international cricketer and former captain of the Australian national team.[1][2] As of September 2018, Smith has played 64 Test matches and 108 One Day International (ODI) matches for Australia and has scored 6,199 and 3,431 runs in the respective formats. He has scored 31 centuries in international cricket; 23 in Tests and 8 in ODIs.[1]

Smith made his Test debut against Pakistan in July 2010 at Lord's.[3][4] His first Test century came in the first innings of the fifth match in 2013, scoring 138 not out against England at The Oval.[5][6] His highest Test score of 239 came against the same team in a match at the WACA Ground in Perth, during the 2017–18 series between the teams.[7][8] Smith has scored Test centuries at fourteen different cricket grounds, including nine at venues outside Australia. He has scored the most Test centuries against England with eight followed by India with seven.[9][10] As of September 2018 he is equal eighth (with Justin Langer) in the list of Test century-makers for Australia, with 23 centuries.[11] Smith reached a Test batting rating of 947 on 30 December 2017, the second highest of all time after Don Bradman,[12] and was ranked top Test batsman in the world in 2015, 2016 and 2017.[13] As of September 2018, Smith's batting average of 61.37 is the third highest in Test cricket history.[14][note 1] As a result of Smith's involvement in the 2018 Australian ball-tampering scandal, he was subsequently banned from all forms of cricket other than at club level for a year from March 2018.[15]

Steve Smith in the field during a Test match in July 2015
Smith in the field at a Test match in July 2015

Smith made his ODI debut in a match which Australia won at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, against the West Indies in February 2010.[16] He did not bat in the match but took two wickets for 78 runs.[17] Smith's first ODI century came against Pakistan at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in October 2014; he was named the man of the match for his match-winning innings of 101.[18][19] His highest ODI score came against New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground in December 2016; he scored 164 runs while captaining his team, and Australia won the match by 68 runs.[20][21] Smith has scored his ODI centuries at six different cricket grounds, including two at venues outside Australia, one each against Pakistan and South Africa.[22][23] He has scored eight centuries in ODIs and shares ninth position with Michael Clarke in the ODI centuries list for Australia.[24]

He has also played 30 Twenty20 International (T20I) matches without scoring a century, his highest score in the format being 90.[1] As of September 2018, he is jointly 35th (with Javed Miandad, Aravinda de Silva and Saeed Anwar) overall among all-time combined century-makers, and 8th in the equivalent list for Australia.[25][26]

Key[edit]

Symbol Meaning
* Remained not out in the innings
dagger Man of the match
double-dagger Captained Australia in that match
Pos. Position in the batting order
Inn. The innings of the match
Test The number of the Test match played in that series
H/A/N Venue was at home (Australia), away or neutral
Date Date the match was held, or the starting date of match for Test matches
Lost The match was lost by Australia.
Won The match was won by Australia.
Drawn The match ended in a draw.
S/R Strike rate during the innings

Test centuries[edit]

Test centuries by Steve Smith[9]
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. Test Venue H/A/N Date Result Ref
1 138*  England 5 1 5/5 The Oval, London, England Away 21 August 2013 Drawn [5]
2 111 dagger  England 5 1 3/5 WACA Ground, Perth, Australia Home 13 December 2013 Won [27]
3 115  England 5 1 5/5 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia Home 3 January 2014 Won [28]
4 100  South Africa 6 1 1/3 SuperSport Park, Centurion, South Africa Away 12 February 2014 Won [29]
5 162*  India 5 1 1/4 Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia Home 9 December 2014 Won [30]
6 133 double-dagger dagger  India 4 2 2/4 The Gabba, Brisbane, Australia Home 17 December 2014 Won [31]
7 192 double-dagger  India 4 1 3/4 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia Home 26 December 2014 Drawn [32]
8 117 double-dagger dagger  India 4 1 4/4 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia Home 6 January 2015 Drawn [33]
9 199 dagger  West Indies 3 1 2/2 Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica Away 11 June 2015 Won [34]
10 215 dagger  England 3 1 2/5 Lord's, London, England Away 16 July 2015 Won [35]
11 143 dagger  England 3 1 5/5 The Oval, London, England Away 20 August 2015 Won [36]
12 138 double-dagger  New Zealand 3 3 2/3 WACA Ground, Perth, Australia Home 13 November 2015 Drawn [37]
13 134* double-dagger  West Indies 4 1 2/3 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia Home 26 December 2015 Won [38]
14 138 double-dagger  New Zealand 4 2 2/2 Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand Away 20 February 2016 Won [39]
15 119 double-dagger  Sri Lanka 3 2 3/3 Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka Away 15 August 2016 Lost [40]
16 130 double-dagger  Pakistan 4 1 1/3 The Gabba, Brisbane, Australia Home 15 December 2016 Won [41]
17 165* double-dagger dagger  Pakistan 4 2 2/3 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia Home 26 December 2016 Won [42]
18 109 double-dagger  India 3 3 1/4 Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune, India Away 23 February 2017 Won [43]
19 178* double-dagger  India 3 1 3/4 JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi, India Away 16 March 2017 Drawn [44]
20 111 double-dagger  India 3 1 4/4 Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala, India Away 25 March 2017 Lost [45]
21 141* double-dagger dagger  England 4 2 1/5 The Gabba, Brisbane, Australia Home 23 November 2017 Won [46]
22 239 double-dagger dagger  England 4 2 3/5 WACA Ground, Perth, Australia Home 14 December 2017 Won [7]
23 102* double-dagger  England 4 3 4/5 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia Home 26 December 2017 Drawn [47]

One Day International centuries[edit]

ODI centuries by Steve Smith[22]
No. Score Against Pos. Inn. S/R Venue H/A/N Date Result Ref
1 101 dagger  Pakistan 3 1 85.59 Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Away 7 October 2014 Won [18]
2 104 dagger  South Africa 4 2 92.85 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia Home 21 November 2014 Won [48]
3 102* double-dagger dagger  England 3 2 107.36 Bellerive Oval, Hobart, Australia Home 23 January 2015 Won [49]
4 105 dagger  India 3 1 112.90 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia Home 26 March 2015 Won [50]
5 149 double-dagger dagger  India 3 2 110.37 WACA Ground, Perth, Australia Home 12 January 2016 Won [51]
6 108 double-dagger  South Africa 3 1 100.93 Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban, South Africa Away 5 October 2016 Lost [52]
7 164 double-dagger dagger  New Zealand 3 1 104.46 Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia Home 4 December 2016 Won [20]
8 108* double-dagger dagger  Pakistan 3 2 103.84 WACA Ground, Perth, Australia Home 19 January 2017 Won [53]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Calculated from batsmen who have batted a minimum of twenty innings.[14]

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