For the second straight Afghan presidential election, Abdullah Abdullah finds himself disputing the outcome. Analysts are betting that, like last time, he’ll accept the result if he loses.
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.
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.
"These incidents erode the trust between the foreign troops and their Afghan allies, so they can have a chilling effect on that partnership."
- Graeme Smith on Aug 06, 2014