Teams Played For
West Indies, Barbados, Barbados Tridents, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers, Gujarat Lions, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, Khulna Royal Bengals, Montreal Tigers, Mumbai Indians, New South Wales, Peshawar Zalmi, Quetta Gladiators, Sussex, Sylhet Royals, West Indies A, Winnipeg Hawks
A belligerent hitter of the white-ball, Dwayne Smith is a former West Indies cricketer who is known for his lusty hitting, dynamism in the field, and handy medium-pace bowling.
Smith earned his maiden call-up for a Test series against South Africa in 2003-04. The Barbadian was right on the money from the word go as he notched up a century on his Test debut. It was also his only century in international cricket.
Apart from being a destructive batsman, Smith is also a part-time right-arm medium bowler. In spite of his ability to score runs quickly, Smith was unable to maintain this form that made him a regular in the team and was subsequently dropped in 2006 after the third Test against New Zealand. However, a regular member of the limited-overs side, Smith made telling contributions but never converted them into big ones.
He made his name in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with Deccan Chargers, helping them win the title in the 2009 season. After making a switch to Mumbai Indians in 2012, Smith made them win the IPL in 2013 and then the Champions League T20 the same year. Chennai Super Kings bought his services in 2014 during the auction.
Smith was also part of the West Indies squad that won the ICC World T20 2012 in Sri Lanka. With a style suitable to the shortest format, he has played franchise-based Twenty20 cricket in Australia, England, and Bangladesh, and India. Smith retired from international cricket in March 2017, after playing top-flight cricket for his national side for over 13 years.
(As of April 2021)