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Can Smith solve South Africa's problems? Stumped

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We throw the spotlight on the crisis in South African cricket.

With the governing body and players' union at loggerheads - and so much talent and money deserting the sport - can the country remain a cricketing force?

The appointment of former captain Graeme Smith as acting director of cricket has brought some stability - but the state of the sport in one of its proudest playing nations remains very fragile indeed.

Plus, the 12-ball trial to earn yourself a life-changing contract in the Indian Premier League.

And a new award in Australia to honour the country's indigenous trailblazers from the 1800s.

Photo: Graeme Smith (Getty Images)

We throw the spotlight on the crisis in South African cricket.

With the governing body and players' union at loggerheads - and so much talent and money deserting the sport - can the country remain a cricketing force?

The appointment of former captain Graeme Smith as acting director of cricket has brought some stability - but the state of the sport in one of its proudest playing nations remains very fragile indeed.

Plus, the 12-ball trial to earn yourself a life-changing contract in the Indian Premier League.

And a new award in Australia to honour the country's indigenous trailblazers from the 1800s.

Photo: Graeme Smith (Getty Images)

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