Steve Smith returns to IPL but not as a player,Steve Smith of Australia shocked everyone on Monday by sending a video on social media regarding his comeback to the competition. This sparked rumours about his potential role in the IPL 2023.
Steve Smith Returns
Hello, India. I have some enticing news to share with you. I’ll be playing in the IPL in 2023. In a video statement shared on his Twitter account, Smith declared, “I am joining an extraordinary and committed team in India.
The tournament’s broadcaster revealed on Tuesday that Steve Smith will make his commentary debut at the upcoming Indian Premier League, putting an end to the mystery surrounding his return.
Steve Smith has joined the elite tournament’s expert panel. Smith will make his broadcast debut with Star Sports, bringing his significant knowledge and experience to the panellist lineup that Star Sports currently has.
Friday marks the start of the 16th iteration of the lucrative Twenty20 spectacular, which will feature 10 teams, a host of international names, and eight weeks of action.Smith’s post led to rumours that he would enter the competition again.
Smith gave a robotic performance in the 15-second film that caused a lot of social media hilarity since he didn’t blink.One Twitter user joked, “DON’T blink if you’re being held at gunpoint.”
Smith, who recently captained Australia in two tests and three one-day internationals in India, was encouraged by a fan to bat rather than speak when he returned to India.Before going unsold in the auction for the next season, Smith played his final game for the Delhi Capitals in the lucrative IPL in 2021.
The top batsman declined to participate in the mini-auction for this season in December, but any club may choose to use him as an injured replacement.