Australia’s legendary batsman, Steve Smith, has shared some great batting tips with his fans via his social media amid the coronavirus lockdown. The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. The cricketing world has also suffered a lot due to the rapid spread of the virus.
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Major cricketing events have either been postponed or permanently suspended in the wake of the pandemic. However, this has given cricketers, time to cherish with their friends and families which they don’t usually get. Also, this has led to increased interaction between the fans and the superstars of the game.
Steve Smith, one of Australia’s all-time batting greats, also took to Instagram to share some batting tips that have helped him evolve as a world-class batsman over the years.
Steve Smith Shares Some Batting Tips With His Fans Amid COVID 19 Lockdown
In a video which was about three minutes long, Smith shared his views on the “two authentic swings that each player has”.
“Batting tips I’ve had lots of people asking me to share some hints and tips on batting. This video is on what I like to call the first authentic swing. I’ll share the second authentic swing in a few days time. Let me see what else you would like to see,” he wrote in the caption below the video.
Steve Smith Has Had A Legendary Stint So Far
Steve Smith is a modern-day legend of the game of cricket. The right-hander has an average above 60 in Test cricket at the moment. In the last couple of years, Indian skipper, Virat Kohli has emerged as the undisputed champion due to Smith’s ban after the Sandpapergate scandal. Still, Smith’s return has been magnificent, and he announced it in style during the 2019 Ashes.
Smith is a pioneer in making batting look easy in any condition. He has produced results in England, Australia, the sub-continent and almost at all the venues where cricket is played. He is widely regarded as one of the great players of spin in today’s cricket, a rare feat for many players who do not belong to the sub-continent.