Full Name: William Rew Smith
Born: September 28, 1982, Luton
Other Teams: Nottinghamshire, British Universities
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-spin
Less glamorous than his namesake who is a Hollywood superstar, Smith will be remembered fondly at Durham having skippered the county to a second successive LV= County Championship title in 2009. A right-handed batsman, Smith first played in the north-east for Durham University and, after hitting 156 against a full-strength Somerset attack in 2005, was given a chance by Nottinghamshire. He was signed mainly for Twenty20 cricket, but went on to play the club’s final three championship games in 2005, when they were crowned champions. The 2006 campaign brought further progression, including...