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Steven Smith completed 10,000 international runs
By Sandy - Mar 3, 2018 4:57 pm
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Playing his 232nd international innings, Steven Smith completed his 10,000 international runs on Saturday. The right-handed batsman became the 13th Australian cricketer to score 10,000+ runs in international cricket career.

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Steve Smith

On the day 3 of the ongoing first Test between the hosts South Africa and the visitors Australia at Kingsmead (Durban), 28-years old Steven Smith reached another milestone as he became the 13th Australian cricketer to reach 10,000 international runs.

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After scoring 56 runs in the first innings of this Test, Smith scored 38 runs in the second innings.

Smith made debut in international cricket through T20I in 2010. In the same year, Smith played his maiden ODI and Test match. After the day 3 of the ongoing first Test between South Africa and Australia, Smith has scored total 10,013 runs in his international career in 232 innings.

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Smith has scored 6,151 runs in his Test career (113 innings) while he has scored 3,431 runs and 431 runs in his ODI (94 innings) and T20I (25 innings) careers respectively.

Steven Smith took the number of innings to complete his each 1,000 international runs

Runs scoredNo.of total inn.No.of Test inn.No.of ODI inn.No.of T20I inn.
1,00052152215
2,000282350
3,00017971
4,000143110
5,000171331
6,0002210111
7,00024897
8,000181080
9,0002313100
10,00017980

 

After the retirement of Michael Clarke from international cricket, Steven Smith is taking care the captaincy of the national side which he is maintaining very well.

Now, we will look at the list of Australian cricketers who have scored 10,000 international runs.

Australian cricketers who scored 10,000 or more runs in the international career

PlayerMatchesInningsRuns scoredAverage 100s/50s
Ricky Ponting5596672736845.8470/146
Steve Waugh4935481849641.6535/95
Allan Border4295171769840.7730/102
Michael Clarke3944491711245.2636/86
Mark Waugh3724451652940.5138/97
Adam Gilchrist3954281543738.9833/81
Matthew Hayden2723471506447.8240/69
David Boon2883671338640.4426/69
Michael Hussey3023241239849.0022/72
David Warner2483071236041.8935/58
Mark Taylor2172961103939.1420/68
Shane Watson3073341095036.7414/67
Steven Smith2002321001350.3131/45

(Updated till the 3rd March 2018)

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