Graeme Smith, South Africa’s Test cricket captain, will retire from the international form of the game after a record 109 matches in charge of the world’s No. 1 ranked team.
South Africa Test captain Graeme Smith signed a three-year contract with Surrey County Cricket Club.
Having usurped England as Test cricket’s top-ranked team, South Africa must improve if it’s to stay No. 1, captain Graeme Smith said.
South Africa defeated India by 10 wickets today in all-rounder Jacques Kallis’s last cricket Test to win the two-game series 1-0.
Graeme Smith hit an unbeaten century and Morne Morkel took a five-wicket haul to lead South Africa’s fightback on day two of the second cricket Test against Australia in Adelaide.
Graeme Smith stepped down as South Africa’s Twenty20 cricket captain in a bid to prolong his career in the sport’s longer forms.
South Africa Test captain Graeme Smith will miss the ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales next month because of an ankle injury, Cricket South Africa said.
Spinner Saeed Ajmal took four wickets as Pakistan ended world No. 1 South Africa’s 15-match unbeaten streak in the first cricket Test.
England captain Andrew Strauss backed his team to rebound from its worst Test cricket loss in 2 1/2 years as it seeks to retain the No. 1 ranking.
Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla scored centuries as South Africa beat Australia by eight wickets in the first cricket Test in Cape Town.
"Credit goes to Misbah and his boys."
- Graeme Smith on Oct 17, 2013