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Steven Smith

Smith: Can make an impact with both bat and ball

Pushed into the national team following signs of early promise, Smith is still working to develop his game but looks right at home in Australia's squad.

At 21 he has now played in 15 one-dayers for his country and although batting is perhaps his stronger suit right now, it is his bowling that offers real hope for the long-term future.

Leg spin is a tough art to learn but Smith seems to have quickly developed the happy knack of being a 'golden arm'; in the series against England it appeared his half-trackers were his most effective weapon in his arsenal.

His batting is unorthodox but effective, while the New South Welshman is a livewire in the field and a whole-hearted competitor who seems to revel in the chance to represent his country.