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Smith surpasses Cronje’s captaincy record


January 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 15 (IANS) Graeme Smith Saturday surpassed late Hansie Cronje's record of leading South Africa in most number of One-day Internationals.Smith achieved the record when he led the side for the ... Read more...

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Openers give South Africa a great start against India (Lunch Report)


December 17th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Dec 17 (IANS) Openers Graeme Smith and Alviro Petersen gave South Africa a great start as they reached 111 for one in the first innings against India at lunch on ... Read more...

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Murray’s former coach emerging as frontrunner for Davis Cup captaincy


April 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): Ace tennis player Andy Murray's former coach Leon Smith is emerging as a frontrunner to be Britain's next Davis Cup captain.Smith coached Murray between the ages of ... Read more...

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Smith, Mascarenhas ruled out of IPL


March 16th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals suffered a huge setback as two of its overseas players Graeme Smith and Dmitri Mascarenhas were ruled out of the Indian Premier League with injuries. South ... Read more...

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Kallis, Amla slam tons to snatch initiative from India (Lead)


February 6th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 6 (IANS) Indian bowlers failed to capitalise on Zaheer Khan's twin blows as Jacques Kallis and Hashim Amla struck unbeaten centuries to lead South Africa's recovery on the opening day ... Read more...

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Dhoni is the man we are after, says Smith


February 5th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 5 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith said they would be targetting Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as he is a key member of the team and putting him under ... Read more...

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Afridi stars as Pakistan thrash South Africa to enter final (Lead)


June 19th, 2009 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 19 (IANS) Shahid Afridi's inspired all-round display saw Pakistan knock out favourites South Africa by seven runs and book a place in the final of the World Twenty20 cricket at ... Read more...

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Five Indians in Dhoni led Wisden Dream Team


April 8th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) The prestigious Wisden Cricketers' Almanac named Mahendra Singh Dhoni as skipper of a Dream Test XI that includes Indians Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer ... Read more...

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Australia, South Africa receive Test and ODI championship trophies


March 25th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar 25 (ANI): The presentation of ICC Test Championship mace and the ODI Championship shield plus prize money was made to the captains of the Australia and South Africa teams in ... Read more...

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South African captain Smith nervous about his comeback


February 12th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith admitted that he is a little nervous about making his return after a surgery ahead of the all-important home series against Australia. Smith, who ... Read more...

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Smnith says Warne spilled the beans; Warne denies


December 17th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith has disclosed that spin king Shane Warne gave him an insight about Australian fallacies during their stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... Read more...

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Warne has provided inside knowledge on the Aussies: Smith


December 17th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec.17 (ANI): In an explosive claim leading into the first South Africa-Australia Test at the WACA Ground in Perth, South African captain Graeme Smith says Warne has told him how ... Read more...

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I am a better leader now, says Smith


December 13th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 13 (ANI): Graeme Smith, who became South Africas youngest captain in 2003, has said that he is still trying to prove himself and is a better leader now.I think ... Read more...

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South Africa can regain second place in ICC Test Championship


November 18th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 18 (ANI): South Africa will regain second position in the Reliance Mobile ICC Test Championship table if it beats Bangladesh 2-0 in the two-match series which gets underway in ... Read more...

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Darren Lehmann joins IPL as cover for SA captain Smith


April 16th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr 16 (ANI): The latest big-name to join the Indian Premier League is former Australian batsman Darren Lehmann, but only as a cover for South African captain Graeme Smith. Lehmann who ... Read more...

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