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CWC19: 5 Players to watch out for in Team Australia


2. Steve Smith

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Steve Smith the former Aussie skipper was also serving a ban for last one year. In IPL 2019, he played for Rajasthan Royals and scored 319 runs from 12 matches with 3 half-centuries to his name, the best score of 73*.

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In World Cup warm-up game against New Zealand, Smith scored 89 but could not help Australia to win the match. Without Smith, Australia struggled in 2018.

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Steve Smith made his ODI debut for Australia against West Indies in 2010. He has played so far 108 ODIs (94 innings) and scored 3431 runs with 8 centuries and 19-half centuries.

In the 2015 World Cup, Smith played with confidence and scored 402 runs from 8 matches (7 innings) with the best score of 102. In the batting department, Smith will be key for Australia’s fortune in the upcoming World Cup to be held in England and Australia.