Fans back AB for captaincy

2014-03-07 15:16
AB de Villiers (AP)
Cape Town - Sport24 readers believe AB de Villiers would be the best choice to replace Graeme Smith after the former SA captain's retirement.

Following Graeme Smith's retirement in the wake of Australia's tour of South Africa, most pundits picked AB de Villiers and Faf de Plessis as the two players most likely to succeed Graeme Smith.

In our online poll, AB de Villiers was the overwhelming favourite to replace Graeme Smith with a majority 64% of the vote.

Sport24 asked:

"Who do you think should be the next captain of the Proteas?"

These were the results:

 64% - AB de Villiers

18% - Faf du Plessis

18% - AN Other

AB de Villiers is the fan's favourite to succeed Graeme Smith as Proteas captain. (Gallo Images)


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