Steve Smith Picks Muhammad Amir as the Toughest Bowler he has Faced



Australian batting great Steve Smith picked the Pakistani pacer, Mohammad Amir, as the toughest bowler he has faced in recent times.

Smith also cited how difficult it is to face Mohammad Amir and pick his ball due to his accurate line and length and the ability to bowl yorkers during the end of the innings, making him a special bowler as well.

He was having an interactive live session on Instagram where he also talked about current Pakistan ODI captain Babar Azam and praised his batting skills as Smith added “(He) has a lot of time when he’s batting.”

Muhammad Amir had also received praise from Indian Skipper Virat Kohli during an interview in 2017 he was asked a question about the toughest bowler he has faced till date and he mentioned Amir’s name as he expressed his opinion about Amir in detail where he stated “He is in the top two or three bowlers in the world and one of the toughest bowlers I have played in my career. You have to be on your ‘A’ Game when you’re facing him or he will strike. Outstanding, a very good bowler.”

Steve Smith also described the best moment of his carrier which is the 2015 World Cup as he was a member of the winning squad. Taking about his stats he has scored 7227 runs at an average of 62.84. He has scored 26 century and 29 half-centuries in the longest form of the game.

Whereas in ODI cricket he has played 125 games and scored 4162 runs at an average of 42.86 and he has scored 681 runs at an average of 29.60 in the T20I. 

A few days ago Mohammad Amir had also praised Smith for his solid batting technique and mentioned Smith’s name as the toughest batsman he has bowled to in recent past.