Considered to be the front runner in Cricket South Africas top job, Graeme Smith dropped a bobshell on Thursday evening on twitter.

The former Proteas captain was in line to be the first director of cricket, a position created after Proteas dismal effort at the 201 Cricket World Cup. The DOC will be in charge of overseeing all age group structures under CSA, high performance teams and domestic set up.

Graeme Smith will no longer be considered for the Director of Cricket role, this is what Smith had to say…

Please see my statement below on the Director of Cricket role for Cricket South Africa https://t.co/uuv4kjIF3j