Steve Smith is a premier batsman when it comes to the longest version of the game. Steve Smith has been smashing test records like a boss and frankly in test cricket there’s no one better at it. In the last 24 test matches he played, Steve Smith has scored 1754 runs. The Aussie skipper also bagged the ICC Test Cricketer Of The Year Award for the year 2017.
Steven Smith was asked if he has learned anything from Virat Kohli, AB De Villiers and Kane Williamson. Here’s what he had to say.
Learnt Playing Spin From Kohli: Steve Smith
“I have learnt a little bit of Virat Kohli the way he plays spin and the way he hits the ball through the offside. I have probably learnt a little bit out of that,”
I have copied AB De Villiers: Steve Smith
Steve Smith also said that he’s tried to even copy AB De Villiers. Here’s what Smith said about learning from AB De Villiers.
“I have copied a bit of what AB de Villiers has done. I just open ,myself and set myself to play the ball, especially when the ball is reversing,”
I tried to bat like Kane Williamson: Smith
The Aussie skipper also revealed that a few years ago he tried to bat like Kane Williamson. Here’s what he said
“A few years ago, I tried to bat like Kane Williamson, play the ball really late. I look at different people, the way they play, what works for them and sometimes try and incorporate them into my game,”