24 May 2014

Former South African captain suffers knee fracture

6:38 am on 24 May 2014

The former South African cricket captain Graeme Smith will miss the rest of the English county season with Surrey after suffering a fractured knee.

The 33-year-old opening batsman, who retired from international cricket earlier this year, will return home to undergo surgery.

Surrey have signed Smith's former South Africa team-mate Hashim Amla for the next month.