4 Dec 2012

Smith proud as punch of Proteas

8:58 am on 4 December 2012

South Africa's cricket captain Graeme Smith has labelled his team's second successive test series win in Australia as the proudest moment of his decorated career.

The Proteas wrapped up a 1-nil series triumph over Australia and retained the No.1 Test ranking with a crushing 309-run victory in the third Test in Perth.

Four years ago, South Africa notched their first ever series win in Australia when they posted a 2-1 triumph.

Smith says it's extremely humbling for him to lead a side that has won back-to-back series in England and Australia, and gone through 2012 unbeaten in test matches.

The Proteas will be aiming to extend their 10-Test unbeaten run when they play a two-match series against New Zealand at home next month.