Cape Town (South Africa), Dec. 8 -- : Former South Africa skipper Graeme Smith is set to become the new director of cricket (DOC) at Cricket South Africa (CSA) by Wednesday next week.

CSA president Chris Nenzani had a talk with Smith on Saturday morning, and if all goes according to plan, the appointment will be made official next week, reported.

"I'm happy to announce that we have engaged Graeme Smith and I am confirming that he has agreed that by next week Wednesday all of the negotiations around the contract terms that need to take place would have been concluded," quoted Nenzani as saying.

"We still have these three days left for engagement on the specific issues around the contract," he continued.

"Him a...