CricketSteve Smith Issues Warning To Bowlers, He Is Back In Destructive Form
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Steve Smith has issued a dire warning to bowlers all around the world: he is once again at the height of his destructive power where he is dominating the things under his thumb.

The 33-year-old batting prodigy, who on Monday night took home his fourth Allan Border Medal, is flying to India after a domestic season that saw him score two hundreds, including an unbroken 200 against the West Indies in Perth.

On Tuesday, he spoke to the press at Sydney Airport, and he was questioned about if this had been his finest season to yet.

Steve Smith retaliated by claiming that the summer of 2014–15 was his greatest one ever. During that campaign, he scored hundreds against India in four straight games, including an undefeated 162 in Adelaide and a 192 in Melbourne.

Early in the summer, Smith discussed a modification in his stance at the crease and a reduction in the amount of movement he made before the bowler released the ball.

He is hopeful that the adjustments would keep him strong into 2023, when the Australians play a total of nine Test matches in England and India.

Allan Border Medallist Steve Smith poses during the 2023 Australian Cricket Awards

In India, Steve Smith has an average of 60.00, while in England, 59.55. When he last played there, he destroyed the longtime rival, scoring 774 runs at an average of 110.54.

He is generally regarded as a modern-day great of the game and is frequently referred to as the “greatest since (Sir Don) Bradman.”

Despite being suspended for a year following the Cape Town ball-tampering controversy, he is now ranked fourth all-time among Australian Test run scorers.

Only three Australians—Ricky Ponting (13,378), Allan Border (11,174), and Steve Waugh—have amassed more than 10,000 Test runs (10,927).

Smith now ranks 8647 and is expected to enter that select group.

Before leaving for India, Steve Smith talked to reporters about his current for, he said, “”I’m starting to feel like I felt back then. It sounds strange because I’ve scored quite a few runs in the meantime.”

“The optimum for me, I’ve got that back in terms of my grip, and where my feet are going, and how my weight is transferring.

“I feel in a really good place so hopefully the next six months is really big for me and the team.”

“I said yesterday (at the AB Medal night) that I’d changed a few things, and I’m pretty happy with where my game is at at the moment,” he said. “Particularly the last five or six months, I feel like I’ve reinvented myself a little bit. It’s been really good fun.”