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Ton-up captain Smith gets back to business

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After a hectic few days of interviews and public appearances to mark his 100th Test captaincy, Graeme Smith looked forward on Thursday to getting back to the core business of leading the South African cricket team in the first Test against Pakistan starting at the Wanderers Stadium on Friday. 

South Africa captain Graeme Smith celebrates his hundred in the first Test against England at The Oval in London on July 21, 2012. After a hectic few days of interviews and public appearances to mark his 100th Test captaincy, Smith is looking forward to getting back to the core business of leading the South Africa in the first Test against Pakistan starting on Friday.

"It has been emotional and humbling," Smith said of the outpouring of praise and public adulation that preceded him becoming the first man in history to captain a team 100 times in Tests.

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