Australia’s Steve Smith has surprised the fans due to his unique batting stance (the way he stands at the crease). The run machine Steve believes that his batting stance depends on many things, but he stands outside the off stump and reduces his chances of getting out.
Steve Smith Reveals
World number one Test batsman Steve Smith has scored 7227 in 73 Tests, and 4162 runs in 125 ODIs. Many cricket experts do not yet understand his unique stance. During the podcast of the IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals. Steve openly voiced his unique technique against New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi.
Steve Smith said it depends on who is bowling. How the pitch is playing, how I want to score runs. And how the bowler can think of getting me out. “During normal stance, my hind leg is on or off the line of off stump. And I know that the ball which is out of the line of my eye will not hit the stumps,” he said.
Steve Smith said, “It is essential for me that if the ball is not hitting the stumps, then you should not be out. When I adopted this technique, I intended to reduce my chances of getting out. Because of the off-stump stance, they quickly drop the ball outside the line of sight.
He said, many times, I get lbw in front of the stumps, but I get that because I know which balls I don’t want to play. Smith, who faced a one-year ban due to ball tempering in the 2018 Cape Town Test against South Africa, made a comeback. He scored 589 runs in the Ashes series last year at an impressive average of 147.25. Steve Smith scored a double century and two centuries during this period. He was the second-highest run-scorer in this series after Australia’s Marnus Labushane.