South African cricket in need of Direction: Graeme Smith : Cricket, News


  • Gibson is utilized to substitute Domingo since the South Africa head coach

  • Smith stated that the coach should sort De Villiers’ Exam future quickly

  • South Africa lost their newest Test series 3-1 against England

Former skipper Graeme Smith considers that a “strong leadership” is required by the present South African team.

England’s bowling coach Ottis Gibson is defined to substitute Russell Domingo since the Proteas head coach.

Domingo was since May 2013 in the role and his contract expired.

Smith is reluctant to say whether the former West Indies paceman’s appointment are the most suitable one.

As Smith, the very first job for the new Proteas coach would be create swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers create clear his prospective ambitions per.

De Villiers has stated that he wishes to hold discussions with all the CSA regarding his future, which has become the reason behind plenty of controversy in recent months with De Villiers nor CSA able to say Test cricket he ever wishes to performwith.

“The problem with AB de Villiers needs to get sorted once and for all so that there’s clarity for everyone and in which they stand with him. The new mentor will play a large and essential role in that,” explained Smith.

The 36-year-old will begin his first stint.