Odean Smith is a West-Indies all-rounder, who was purchased by Punjab Kings in the 2022 mega auction. The star player was picked at an impressive price of INR 6 crore after a bidding war. A total of five franchises battled for the 25-year-old player.
Odean Smith was amongst the West-Indies squad for the T20I series against England and he was fantastic with his performance. Odean is a hard-hitter and he has shown his performance many times. He bats at the lower order and also has the ability to bowl quickly and pick up wickets whenever the team is in need of wickets.
The all-rounder has played against India in the second ODI series during the West-Indies tour of India in 2022. Odeon setup Virat Kohli and ended his play with 2 for 29 in 7 overs. In this IPL season, Odean has played a total of 6 matches representing the Punjab Kings franchise. He has picked up 6 wickets in his 15 overs. Smith has given a total of 178 runs in these 15 overs of his with an economy rate of 11.87 runs per over.
Talking about his batting performances, he has an extremely brute force and can easily take away any match. His batting performance in IPL 2022 includes a total of 51 runs in 6 innings with the highest score being 25 not out at a strike rate of 115.91.