Dwayne Smith Biography and Career
Dwayne Romel Smith is a former Barbadian cricketer. He played in all three formats of international cricket of west indies. He is a powerful right-handed batsman, and medium pace bowler, and also, he is an athletic fielder. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, games and family of Dwayne Smith so read the article till the end.
Dwayne Smith is an international cricketer and he played so many games for country, state and clubs this biography article is incomplete without talking about his career. So here you will gain info about his achievements and life story.
In January 2002 Dwayne Smith made his first-class debut for Barbados in a Busta Cup match against Guyana. In the year 2008 Smith was selected to the Mumbai Indians squad during the inaugural IPL season.
After that in next season of the IPL, Smith was bought by the Deccan Chargers at the player auction for $100,000. In the year 2014, Smith was bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs. 42,500,000. In 2013 For his performances, he was selected in the Cricinfo CLT20 XI. In the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament he was selected to play for the Winnipeg Hawks franchise team in June 2019.
After the 2002–03 Red Stripe Bowl, to tour South Africa Smith was included in the West Indies squad.
On 2 January 2004 he made his debut for test in which match was played against South Africa.
On 25 January 2004 he made his debut in ODI in which again match was played against South Africa.
On 16 February 2006 he made his debut for T20I in which match was played against New Zealand.
On 1st March, 2017 Smith announced his retirement from international cricket. After taking retirement from international cricket, Smith participate in the second edition of the 2017 Hong Kong T20 Blitz and there he became the first player as well as first overseas player who scored a century in Hong Kong T20 blitz. Due to his playing style, he was recognised as sir Viv Richards.
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Short biography of Dwayne Smith
Dwayne Smith was born on 12 April 1983 at Codrington Hill, Saint Michael, Barbados. He is an all-rounder player of his team. He is known for his aggressive nature of batting.
Besides playing cricket, Smith has a sister whose name is Kerrie. He loves to play golf apart from playing cricket, listen music and drive. He is married to Ayssaa Webster and they have a daughter named Niyesha.
Random biography facts about Dwayne Smith
Net worth of Dwayne Smith is $30 million. He made this amount of wealth from his primary career as a cricketer and then after as a singer and comedian.
Did Dwayne Smith retire?
Yes, On 1 March 2017, Smith announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket. Currently Smith holds the record for the highest strike rate of 414.28 in a T20I innings.
We hope this biography article of Dwayne Smith will be helpful for you to understand his journey and works.
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