Former Australian captain, Steve Smith is widely regarded as one of the great batsmen of the modern era. With Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, and Joe Root, the 31-year-old is a member of cricket’s Fab Four. Since his debut for Australia in 2010, Smith has put up some outstanding batting efforts in all forms to help the team win. Wife Dani Willis shares Steve Smith’s picture of picking bats blinfolded
The stunning batting achievements are the result of a lot of hard effort, and Smith is well-known for his ongoing dedication to the gentleman’s game. The batting legend also has a pre-match routine that he follows religiously before each game. Many pictures have circulated on social media in which Smith can be seen shadow batting to prepare for the game.
‘The Legend Smith’, may be seen blindfolded analyzing his bats to assess their quality
Smith’s wife Dani Willis shares , came to her official Instagram account on Sunday, May 30 to share a strange practice that the batsman does. Smith may be seen blindfolded analyzing his bats to assess their quality in Dani’s Instagram post. Willis shared a photo of Smith trying to assess his bats while blindfolded with the caption, “Flashback to Steve doing Steve things. I think he was trying to work out which bat had the better pick up?! @steve_smith49”.
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Steve Smith’s incredible blindfold ritual soon went viral on social media, leaving cricket fans in splits. Smith’s reaction to his wife’s insane picture drew a response from him, as he explained his actions. Smith explained that he was only attempting to evaluate his bats from one to eight based on their pickup by tagging the picture on his Instagram story.
Rating the bats was difficult since they were all similarly good- Steve Smith
Furthermore, the 31-year-old stated that rating the bats was difficult since they were all similarly good. In his post, he also tagged New Balance to show his appreciation for their efforts. “I remember this. I was ordering them 1 to 8 purely on pickup. Tough to do, they were all good,” Smith explained.
Meanwhile, Steve Smith had an emotional day on Monday, May 31, when he was finally reunited with his wife Dani Willis after a two-month wait. After completing his necessary 14-day quarantine in Sydney on his arrival from India, the batter is now free to return home.