Graeme Smith News
Yashasvi Jaiswal ‘certainly knocking down the door’ of India selection, says Graeme Smith
Yashasvi Jaiswal is currently second in the leading run-scorers’ list with 575 runs from 13 matches, at a strike-rate of 166.18.
India vs Australia: Shubman Gill has talent but KL Rahul hard to ignore, says Graeme Smith
Shubman Gill had registered scores of 208, 40* and 112 in the three ODIs against the Kiwis, before going to score an unbeaten 126 in the final T20I against the Black Caps to help India clinch the series in the decider.
SA20: CSA reportedly asks for more credit for tournament’s success
A report stated that CSA requested SA20 league commissioner Graeme Smith for recognition.
SA20: Graeme Smith would love to have MS Dhoni in league; says BCCI hasn't raised concerns on teams using IPL logos
With teams using IPL-like jerseys and logos in South Africa, the tournament looks like an extension of the world's biggest T20 league.
Faf du Plessis says poor relation with South Africa coach Mark Boucher pushed him towards Test retirement
Du Plessis wrote on the events that led to a breakdown in his relations with South Africa head coach Mark Boucher and pushed him towards Test retirement in early 2021 in his upcoming autobiography.
Cricket South Africa reveal name of domestic T20 league as "SA20"
The SA20 has attracted some of T20 cricket's global stars including Liam Livingstone, Jos Buttler, Jason Holder, Rashid Khan and Moeen Ali.
Testing times: How fans and cash are pushing cricket into T20 camp
Cricket is changing rapidly. Those who grew up when Test Cricket dominated, shake their heads in dismay and disapproval at the dominance of white-ball cricket. But T20 is here to stay and rule
India really took Test cricket seriously, especially under Virat Kohli: Graeme Smith
Former South African captain Graeme Smith praised the Indian cricket team for "taking Test cricket seriously", especially under the leadership of their star batter Virat Kohli.
India led development of Test cricket during Virat Kohli's reign, says Graeme Smith
Former South Africa captain Smith feels just a handful of nations are contributing to the development of Test cricket at the moment.
Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith 'vindicated' after being cleared of racism charges
Two independent arbitrators found there was no evidence to support tentative findings that Smith had shown racial bias in three instances.
IPL 2022: Graeme Smith feels 'mental strain' of leading India may be taking toll on Rohit Sharma
Rohit's Mumbai Indians, who have won the IPL a record five times, are yet to open their account in the 15th edition of the lucrative league, having lost all their four matches so far.
India vs South Africa: 'Your commitment has set the example', Graeme Smith thanks BCCI for successful tour
The BCCI had decided to go ahead with the highly-anticipated tour of South Africa despite growing concern about the spread of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron, which was first reported in the Rainbow Nation.
Cricket South Africa appoints Terry Motau chairperson of disciplinary hearing against coach Mark Boucher
The appointment comes after Social Justice and Nation-Building in a report accused Boucher, former captain and current CSA director Graeme Smith, and former batter AB de Villiers of unfairly discriminating against black players.
CSA reviews SJN report, to launch formal inquiry into conduct of Graeme Smith, Mark Boucher
A 235-page final report had accused CSA administration, former captain and current director Smith, Boucher and former batter AB de Villiers of engaging in racial discrimination.
Ex-South Africa captain Graeme Smith rejects charges of racism
"Some of the findings are entirely questionable and without any basis," said David Becker, Smith's lawyer
Ombudsman finds Graeme Smith, Mark Boucher and AB de Villiers showed racial prejudice
A 235-page final report submitted by the SJN Commission head Dumisa Ntsebeza has accused Smith, current head coach Mark Boucher and de Villiers of unfairly discriminating against black players.
South Africa to host India in end-of-year Test series with T20Is and ODIs to follow
Two Tests will be played in Johannesburg, from 17 to 21 December and from 3 to 7 January. Centurion will host the second Test from 26 to 30 December.
IPL 2021: Our players felt secure in bio-bubble, says CSA Director of Cricket Graeme Smith
The IPL was postponed on 4 May after multiple COVID-19 cases emerged inside the bio-bubble. The 11 South Africans, who participated in the league, have already left for Johannesburg.
IPL 2021: CSA’s Graeme Smith says South Africans free to choose between continuing to play or returning home
As many as 11 South African players, including white-ball skipper Quinton de Kock, pacer Kagiso Rabada and former captain Faf du Plessis, are currently participating in the IPL for various teams.
South Africa to visit Ireland in July for historic first full limited-overs tour
The matches are scheduled to be played from 11-25 July and will comprise three ODIs, that will form part of the ICC's Cricket World Cup Super League programme, and three T20 Internationals.