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His opening partner, Graeme Smith, on the other hand, is an astute captain, in fact, the greatest captain South Africa has ever produced. After getting the responsibility of captaincy even before finding his feet in international cricket, Smith managed to excel both as a batsman and as a captain.
He has captained his side in 150 ODIs and has won 92 games at a result percentage of 64.23. He has amassed 6989 runs in 197 ODI matches at an average of 38 and he can be the perfect foil for Jayasuriya at the top of the order.