South African captain

Former South African captain Johan Botha handed Australian citizenship, will play in Big Bash League

Former South African captain Johan Botha handed Australian citizenship, will play in Big Bash League

Botha, who last played for South Africa in October 2012, captained South Australia after being released from his national contract, post the 2012 World T20.

Nov 26, 2016, 11:32 AM IST
Another record for impressive AB de Villiers, hits 36 sixes in World Cup

Another record for impressive AB de Villiers, hits 36 sixes in World Cup

South African captain AB de Villiers on Thursday scripted yet another record, by becoming the first batsman to hit 20 sixes in a single edition of World Cup. His 82-ball innings for 99 runs, which included four hits over the rope, helped the Proteas registered a comfortable 146-run win over United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Mar 12, 2015, 17:06 PM IST

Graeme Smith hails incredible win over India

South African captain Graeme Smith hailed "an incredible win" for his team after they clinched an emphatic ten-wicket victory on the fifth day of the second and final Test against India at Kingsmead on Monday.

Dec 31, 2013, 07:11 AM IST

Smith says Proteas were stressed over playing in sub-continent

South African captain Graeme Smith has admitted that his side was `hurting` due to their seven-wicket loss to Pakistan in the first Test at Abu Dhabi and said that they were stressed despite going as the world`s number one-ranked Test team.

Oct 18, 2013, 10:02 AM IST

Smith says Proteas better prepared than England to play Pak

South African captain Graeme Smith has warned Pakistan that his team is better prepared than England were in their last series in the Middle East despite feeling like a rookie going into the team`s tour to the UAE to play Pakistan.

Oct 05, 2013, 17:25 PM IST

Spin to play key role in Proteas attack against Sri Lanka, says De Villiers

South African captain AB de Villiers has revealed that his team will be using new tactics in the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka starting in Colombo on Saturday, with spin playing a key role in the strategy.

Jul 20, 2013, 14:40 PM IST

Smith says winning consecutive Test series in Australia ‘proudest achievement of career’

South African captain Graeme Smith has described his team’s second successive series win in Australia as the proudest achievement of his career.

Dec 04, 2012, 12:21 PM IST

Smith moves past Cronje`s ODI captaincy record

Graeme Smith has become the most capped South African ODI captain.

Jan 16, 2011, 00:00 AM IST