Rediff.com  » Cricket » South Africa captain Smith to lead Surrey

South Africa captain Smith to lead Surrey

November 01, 2012 16:34 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:

South Africa Test captain Graeme Smith has signed a three-year contract with Surrey to captain the English county.

Smith, 34, who is currently on tour in Australia with the world's top-ranked team, has captained his country in 94 Tests.

"As well as being one of the best captains in the modern game, he is a phenomenal opening batsman and will lead by example from the top of the innings," Surrey team director Chris Adams told BBC radio.

Smith replaces Rory Hamilton-Brown who has joined Sussex after he was released from his contract.

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
Source: REUTERS
© Copyright 2021 Reuters Limited. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Reuters content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Reuters. Reuters shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.
SHARE THIS STORYCOMMENT

Tokyo Olympics

. Tokyo Olympics
. India's tour of England