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South Africa great Smith calls time on international career

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South African Graeme Smith, international cricket’s longest-serving captain, sprang a shock on Monday as he announced he would retire from all international cricket after the current third Test against Australia at Newlands. 

South Africa's cricketer and captain Graeme Smith is seen on Day 3 of the third Test match between South Africa and Australia at Newlands on 3 March, 2014

The 33-year-old -- whose long-time team-mate Jacques Kallis retired from test cricket in December though he wants to remain part of the one day side -- had said only on Friday that he still had things to achieve in international cricket.

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