Smith has been confirmed as South Africa's first director of cricket

Smith has been confirmed as South Africa's first director of cricket

Cricket South Africa (CSA) president Chris Nenzani has confirmed in a briefing on Saturday that Graeme Smith has agreed in principle to the position of director of cricket for South Africa.

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

Briefly.co.za learned that the final paperwork is expected to be completed by Wednesday bring a tense couple of weeks to an end.

READ ALSO: Woman celebrates turning 100 years with her 108-year-old sister by her side

READ ALSO: Sfiso Ncwane's son still gets nostalgic when remembering his dad

Smith had initially been interviewed for the position but pulled out due to personal concerns he had over the role. Then in a turn around it was reported that Smith was back in the running but it was mostly speculation.

However, it has now been confirmed and Northerns CEO Jacques Faul has taken up the position of acting CSA CEO according to sacricketmag.com.

Briefly.co.za had previously covered a story about Graeme Smith being taken off the market as a single man when he tied the knot with Romy Lanfranchi at a stunning wedding.

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Mailfire view pixel