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Rahmat Shah becomes 1st Afghanistan player to score Test century

Rahmat had previously scored 98 in Afghanistan's last Test against Ireland in Dehradun.

Sep 05, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli eyes Ricky Ponting's elite Test record

Kohli has struck 18 Test centuries as the skipper of Team India and needs just one more century to equal Australia's Ricky Ponting's tally of 19 Test tons as a skipper.

Aug 21, 2019, 11:12 AM IST

ICC missed chance to lead over ball-tampering scandal: Graeme Smith

  Former South African captain Graeme Smith has hit out at the International Cricket Council, saying the sport's governing body missed a chance to show leadership over the Australian ball-tampering controversy.

Mar 26, 2018, 23:20 PM IST

Graeme Smith not happy with Aiden Markram captaincy decision

Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith doesn't approve of Cricket South Africa's decision of appointing Aiden Markram as captain for the six-game ODI series after regular captain Faf du Plessis was ruled out on account of injury.

Feb 20, 2018, 14:33 PM IST

Graeme Smith questions Virat Kohli's captaincy credentials

Every day brings in some sort of criticism for India captain Virat Kohli. Now it's former South Africa captain Graeme Smith's turn to take a dig at him, especially his captaincy credentials.

Jan 23, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

Shahid Afridi and Graeme Smith join former stars for St. Moritz Ice Cricket in Switzerland

Players will use the traditional cricketing gear including the red-ball but will wear sports shoes instead of spikes. The weather is expected to be nice and sunny during the day but the temperatures can dip to as low as -20 degree celsius.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:53 PM IST

India's tour of South Africa: Graeme Smith picks three key batsmen for Men in Blue

India will play a full series in South Africa, comprising of three Tests, six ODIs and three T20Is. the first Test match starts on January 5 in Cape Town.

Dec 18, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

Virender Sehwag, Shoaib Akhtar to resume their rivalry on ice

Sehwag is not new to playing exhibition games outside India. He played the MCL in Dubai and was also part of Cricket.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

Virat Kohli now only behind Ricky Ponting and Graeme Smith in this captaincy record

Virat Kohli's 32nd ODI century in the series-decider against New Zealand in Kanpur was his 20th international hundred as captain, which now puts him at No. 3 behind South Africa's Graeme Smith (33) and Australia's Ricky Ponting (41) in the list. 

Oct 30, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

South African conditions will be real test for 'inspirational' Virat Kohli: Graeme Smith

Smith also reflected on AB de Villiers' decision to step down as captain, while also backing Faf du Plesis to be the leader in all three formats.

Aug 28, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Graeme Smith roped in as one of the coaches for South Africa's Twenty20 Global League

It will be the first senior-level coaching post for the 36-year-old since he retired from international cricket three years ago.

Aug 23, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Champions Trophy: Sourav Ganguly, Ricky Ponting to be part of commentary team for prestigious event

Shane Warne, Michael Slater, Nasser Hussain, Michael Atherton, Shaun Pollock, Sanjay Manjrekar, Ian Bishop, Ramiz Raja, Simon Doull and Athar Ali Khan complete the list.

Apr 18, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

This day that year, South Africa chased down record 438 against Australia – Watch Video

The match broke all kinds of records with both sides hitting 400+ totals. 35 sixes and 87 fours were hit in the match.

Mar 12, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

Ex-England great Nasser Hussain the best captain I ever played against, says Sachin Tendulkar

While naming the best Australian captain ever, Sachin Tendulkar chose to gave the honour to Michael Clarke.

Feb 17, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

James Anderson's remark on Virat Kohli: Kapil Dev, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Graeme Smith slam England pacer

Anderson failed to pick wickets at Mohali and Mumbai Test, while Kohli has 640 runs from seven innings at an average of 128.

Dec 15, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

Anurag Thakur, Graeme Smith slam Jimmy Anderson for taking a swipe at Virat Kohli

Targeting Anderson, Smith asked on Twitter, "Is Jimmy Anderson saying he can only bowl in English conditions?"

Dec 13, 2016, 10:36 AM IST

SA vs AUS 2016: AB de Villiers, Graeme Smith hail comprehensive Test series win Down Under

Australia had resumed their second innings on 121-2, with hope of saving the match on an overcast day at Bellerive Oval, but their batsmen crumbled to 161 all out in the face of quality seam bowling.

Nov 15, 2016, 13:16 PM IST

Graeme Smith cannot believe it as Dinesh Karthik takes SENSATIONAL catch! - WATCH

Smith, who is regarded as one of the best players to have played for Proteas, was left bewildered after this stunning take by Karthik at second slip.

Oct 17, 2016, 14:30 PM IST

Graeme Smith can't digest India becoming No.1 Test team, suggests new formula

India reclaimed the number one spot after thrashing New Zealand 3-0 in a three-match series at home.

Oct 12, 2016, 22:50 PM IST

VIDEO TRIBUTE! How Graeme Smith became Zaheer Khan's bunny — WATCH

He is the second most successful Test pace bowler for India after Kapil Dev.

Oct 07, 2016, 17:40 PM IST