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Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
Full Name: Graeme Craig Smith
Nick Name: Biff
Date of Birth (Birthday): 1 February 1981
Birth Place: Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa
Height: 6 ft 4 in
Batting style: Left-handed
Bowling style: Right arm off break
Role: opener, occasional off spinner, South African captain
Marital Status: Married
National Team : South Africa
Sports Played : Cricket

Craig is the current captain of the South African cricket team, having succeeded Shaun Pollock after the 2003 Cricket World Cup. A tall, left-handed opening batsman, on the 2003 South African tour of England he made double centuries in consecutive Test matches: 277 at Edgbaston and 259 at Lord's. The 259 is the highest score made at Lord's by a foreign player. Known for the success of his opening partnership with Herschelle Gibbs, South Africa's most prolific ever opening partnership, Smith has the distinction of having been part of all four of South Africa's opening partnerships of over 300 runs:[6] in three of them he was partnered by Gibbs, and in 2008 Smith added 415 for the first wicket with Neil McKenzie against Bangladesh, a world record opening partnership.

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