Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Tue 16 Apr 2024 Kohli Helped India Pave Path in Test Cricket Development: Graeme Smith Amid the craze of Twenty20 domestic tournaments such as the Indian Premier League (IPL), Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the Big Bash and the upcoming UAE T20 League, Test cricket seems losing ground. South African legend Graeme Smith has praised former skipper Virat Kohli for helping India in paving the path of development in the longest format. He stated only a handful of countries are currently contributing to it. Top 5: Graeme Smith’s best international hundreds When a batsman plays so many quality knocks over the course of a magnificent career, it is difficult to handpick only five from them. Graeme Smith: From raw talent to respected leader In the latest example of how cricket careers are becoming shorter by the year, Graeme Smith has quit the sport he grew up with just 12 years after making his international debut, and having just crossed 33 a month ago. Seamers keep India in the contest Vernon Philander’s all-round performance rescued South Africa both with the ball and the bat on Day 2 in the First Test at Johannesburg. The hosts finished the day’s play at 213 for 6 in 66 overs with a deficit of 67 runs to wipe before getting into the lead. IND tour of SA: South Africa Vs India 1st Test Live Scores, Dec 18-22, 2013 India tour of South Africa: South Africa Vs India 1 st Test at Johannesburg, Dec 18-22, 2013 Match scheduled to begin at 10:30 local time (08:30 GMT) Too early to term de Kock as Graeme Smith’s replacement South Africa’s one-day skipper AB de Villiers recently announced that he there is no place for Test skipper Graeme Smith in the one-day In focus: Graeme Smith’s double hundreds in Test cricket South African skipper Graeme Smith played a brilliant captain’s knock to register the fifth double hundred of his Test career in his 112th match, against Pakistan. Smith, de Villiers deflate Pakistan with big tons South Africa have completely demoralized Pakistan by piling up 460 for 4 by stumps on Day 2 in reply to Pakistan’s miserable first innings total of 99 in the Second and Final Test at Dubai.