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Graeme Smith

About Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith is a South African Cricket player. He is the current Captain of the South African Cricket team. He plays for the Rajasthan Royals team in the Indian Premier League.

Professional Biography

As Cricketer

Graeme Smith congratulated Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan on the social networking site Twitter for reaching the 800 wicket mark in test cricket.

Graeme Smith scored his 21st test century in a match against West Indies on June 19, 2010. The match was played at Melbourne in Australia.

In September 2009, Smith defended Andrew Flintoff decision to become a freelancer, and said like all professional sportsmen he wants to earn the best money he can.

Graeme Smith in News

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Pacer Tanvir Ahmed disconcerted by PCB's unfair treatment despite performing well
Kuwait-born pace bowler Tanvir Ahmed has expressed disappointment and aggravation over his omission from the list of 42 players awarded central contracts by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) last month, despite having a batting average of 29 and a bowling average of 24.56 in his first four Tests.

UDRS under scanner again after centurion Bell benefits in ODI against Windies
The controversy surrounding the application of the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in the game of cricket at the international level refuses to die down.

South Africa's squad for England series unlikely to have too many changes
South Africa's squad for the three-Test series against England is unlikely to have too many changes from the team which played on New Zealand tour.

De Villiers, Morkel in contention for South Africa's 'Cricketer of the Year' award
Newly appointed Proteas' Twenty 20 and one-day international captain AB de Villiers and fast bowler Morne Morkel are leading the race to win South Africa's prestigious Cricketer of the Year award.

'Recuperating' Smith likely to be fit for UK tour
South African Test captain Graeme Smith has started his rehabilitation programme after undergoing surgery on his left ankle and is likely to be fit for the UK tour in July.

Proteas T20 captain Botha opts out of national contract to captain South Australia
South Africa Twenty20 captain Johan Botha has been released from the national contract by the Cricket South Africa (CSA), which would permit him to take on the role of South Australia captain for the next two seasons.

Smith needs six wins to claim Test victory world-record
Graeme Smith needs only six wins to achieve the world-record for most Test victories as captain.

Clarke to play for Pune Warriors in IPL
Australian captain Michael Clarke will play for the Sourav Ganguly-led team, Pune Warriors in this year's Indian Premier League to be held between April 4 and May 27.

Smith says resurgent Proteas can win both England, Oz away series
South African captain Graeme Smith has expressed confidence that his team will win the series against both England and Australia.

Smith lauds controversial DRS' role in cricket
South African Test captain Graeme Smith has lauded the role of television referrals and the umpire decision review system (DRS) in international cricket.

Kiwi batsman Williamson says Petersen's catch was 'debatable'
Kiwi middle order batsman Kane Williamson believes the umpires' decision to declare him not out, when Alviro Petersen had caught him during the last day of the final Test, was right, as the catch was 'debatable'.

Williamson receives plaudits after scoring Test match saving ton in Wellington
New Zealand middle order batsman Kane Williamson has received plaudits from his teammates, and also from the South African team after scoring a match saving century on the final day of the Wellington Test match.

'Impressive' Proteas lament poor weather
South Africa captain Graeme Smith has praised his team's brilliant performance during their New Zealand tour, which concluded with the Proteas claiming the three-match Test series 1-0, after emerging victorious in the one day as well as the Twenty20 series.

Kiwis to face tough final day with Proteas attaining 274-run lead in Wellington Test
New Zealand will face a tense final day of the Wellington Test in trying to avoid defeat against South Africa.

Alviro Petersen's vigilant knock in final Test could earn him ticket for England
South Africa's opening batsman Alviro Petersen played a patient knock of 96 not out from 244 deliveries against the Kiwis, on the first two truncated days of the final Test match in Wellington, and experts believe if he carries on to get a bigger score, then he could earn a ticket for the Test series in England later this year.

Proteas not to 'lose sleep' over contentious umpiring decisions
South Africa was on the receiving end of two contentious umpiring decisions on the first day of the final Test against New Zealand on Friday, but Proteas' assistant coach Russell Domingo has said the team is not going to lose much sleep over these howlers.

Proteas end day one of third Test against New Zealand on 136 for 2
South Africa ended day one of the third Test against New Zealand on 136 for the loss of two wickets. A fluent 63 from opener Hashim Amla contributed to the Proteas total.

Boucher notches up another milestone, claims 550th dismissal
South Africa's Mark Boucher became the first ever wicket keeper to claim 550 dismissals in Test cricket, as he achieved this magnificent milestone during the second Test match against the Kiwis in Hamilton.

Smith likens sensational Philander to McGrath as he beckons new 'milestone'
South Africa captain Graeme Smith has equated new swing sensation Vernon Philander to legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath, as he is on the verge of reaching a cricketing milestone that has not been achieved in 116 years.

'Ruthless' Smith in no mood to ease up on Kiwi bowlers
South Africa captain Graeme Smith has warned New Zealand bowlers that he intends to carry forward his good form in the final Test match at Wellington, as the team's peak form hasn't been achieved yet.

Proteas skipper Smith denies 'quitting captaincy' rumours
South African skipper Graeme Smith has denied rumours that he was stepping down from the captaincy over his team suffering a 208-run defeat against Sri Lanka at Kingsmead.

Is rumour about Smith quitting as Test skipper true?
Strong rumours are circulating that Graeme Smith is about to step down as South Africa's Test captain after the team's lost to Sri Lanka in Durban.

Proteas eager to make amends in Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka
South Africa will likely amends to overcome their past three defeats at Kingsmead during the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka.

Vernon did not require any extra prodding: Smith
South Africa skipper Graeme Smith has said that pacer Vernon Philander was self-motivated and did not require any extra pushing from his captain.

Rampaging Vernon not carried away by media attention
Proteas seamer Vernon Philander has said that he is not fazed by all the sudden media attention after his sensational start to Test cricket.

Smith says Sri Lanka is 'pretty crafty team'
Looking to rediscover their domination in the home Test series against Sri Lanka, South Africa captain Graeme Smith has described Sri Lanka as a "pretty crafty team."mith said that his fast bowlers in helpful home conditions would target the Sri Lankans.

Uncapped Titans speedster De Lange called up for first Proteas-Lanka Test
Uncapped Titans speedster Marchant de Lange has been included in the South African squad for the first Test match against Sri Lanka to be played at SuperSport Park from December 15 to 19.

South Africa backs Sri Lankan cricketers' pay dispute: Smith
South African cricketers have added their voices to the call to Sri Lanka Cricket(SLC) to settle the outstanding amounts due to the Sri Lankan players.

S. Africa must be 'more ruthless' to secure wins in cricket matches: Smith
Proteas Test captain Graeme Smith has said that his team needs to be more ruthless after letting Australia of the hook in the recent series.

India benefits from Proteas' failure to win Test series against Australia
India has moved up to second place on the ICC Test Championship table following the drawn Test series between South Africa and Australia, which concluded in dramatic circumstances in Johannesburg on Monday.

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