Graeme Smith (South Africa)

Graeme Smith
Full Name:Graeme Smith
Date of birth:01 / 02 / 1981
Country:South Africa
Role:Batsman
Batting style:Left-hand
Bowling style:Off break

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Career summary

Test debut, South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Mar 8-12, 2002

ODI debut, South Africa v Australia at Bloemfontein - Mar 30, 2002

- Appointed South Africa's youngest ever captain at the age of 22 in 2003.

- Scored back-to-back double centuries on the 2003 tour of England, including a national record 277.

- Scored three consecutive 100s in the West Indies, becoming the first captain since 1977 to finish a Caribbean tour undefeated.

- Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2004.

- August 2008 saw him captain South Africa to their first Test series win in England since readmission and he then led his impressive side to a famous 2-1 win in Australia in January 2009 - the Aussies first home series defeat since 1992/3.

- Stepped down as ODI captain after 2011 World Cup.

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:2002-2014
Matches:117
Innings:205
Not Outs:12
Runs:9266
Highest Score:277
Average:48.26
50s:38
100s:27
Ducks:11
Pairs:0
Caught Out:112
Stumped Out:1
Bowling
Innings Bowled:37
Overs:235.8
Maidens:28
Runs Conceded:885
Wickets:8
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:110.63
Economy Rate:3.75
Best bowling in Innings:2/145

ODI Matches

Batting
Career Span:2002-2013
Matches:197
Innings:194
Not Outs:9
Runs:6989
Highest Score:141
Average:37.98
50s:47
100s:10
Ducks:8
Pairs:0
Caught Out:102
Stumped Out:10
Bowling
Innings Bowled:43
Overs:170.6
Maidens:0
Runs Conceded:951
Wickets:18
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:52.83
Economy Rate:5.57
Best bowling in Innings:3/30