Friday, 27 December 2013 - 7:56
Shaun Pollock, Kepler Wessels hail Jacques Kallis' solid career
Former South African captains Shaun Pollock and Kepler Wessels praised Jacques Kallis as one of South Africa's all-time great cricketers following the announcement that he will retire from Test cricket after this week's match against India.
Pollock said that Kallis had been responsible for taking South African cricket to a new level, as an all-rounder and specifically as a batsman.
Both former captains said they were not totally surprised by his decision to retire, although both said they had thought he might prolong his Test career until the end of an upcoming series against Australia, which ends at Newlands, his home ground, in March.