CAPE TOWN, March 03, 2014 (AFP) – South African Graeme Smith, international cricket’s longest-serving captain, sprang a shock on Monday as he announced he would retire from all international cricket after the current third Test against Australia at Newlands.
REUTERS – Factbox on Graeme Smith, who announced he will be retiring from international cricket following the conclusion of South Africa's third test against Australia. * Born February 1, 1981 in Johannesburg EARLY CAREER * Promising schoolboy cricketer at King Edward School in Johannesburg, picked for South Africa's under-19 team. Scored 68 in the second innings, batting No. 3, but South Africa lost. * His games as captain are 108 for South Africa and one for the ICC World XI against Australia in October 2005.
CAPE TOWN, March 03, 2014 (AFP) – Graeme Smith, the international game’s longest-serving captain, announced on Monday he would retire from all international cricket after the current third Test against Australia at Newlands.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa captain Graeme Smith announced he will retire from international cricket at the end of the third test against Australia at Newlands. "This has been the most difficult decision I have ever had to make in my life. It's a decision that I have been considering since my ankle surgery in April last year," Smith said in a statement released by Cricket South Africa on Monday. (Editing by Pritha Sarkar)
Author : Alagappan V Graeme Smith South African Test captain Graeme Smith has announced his retirement from all formats of cricket. It will be effective after the completion of the final Test against Australia at Sahara Park, Newlands. Three days into the match, Australia are in command with a lead of 234 runs and 10 […]
CAPE TOWN, March 03, 2014 (AFP) – Fast bowlers Ryan Harris and Mitchell Johnson shared seven wickets as Australia continued their dominance on the third day of the third and final Test against South Africa at Newlands on Monday.
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