Mike Smith (cricketer, born 1967)

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Mike Smith
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
Last Test 28 July 1997 v Australia
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 1 157
Runs scored 4 1756
Batting average 4.00 12.19
100s/50s –/– –/4
Top score 4* 61
Balls bowled 138 26470
Wickets 0 533
Bowling average 24.68
5 wickets in innings 22
10 wickets in match 5
Best bowling 8/73
Catches/stumpings 0/– 31/–
Source: [1]

Andrew Michael "Mike" Smith (born 1 October 1967 in Dewsbury, Yorkshire) is a former English cricketer.

Smith was an effective swing bowler for Gloucestershire, and played a single Test for England at Headingley in 1997 against Australia. Graham Thorpe dropped Matthew Elliott at first slip while on 29, for what would have been Smith's first (and only) Test wicket. Elliot went on to make 199 and Australia won comfortably by an innings.

He was never played for England again, but remained one of the most consistent swing bowlers on the county circuit until his retirement in 2003. He is now an employment solicitor at Bevan Brittan in Bristol.