Romy Lanfranchi and Graeme Smith. Picture: Instagram

Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith is set to walk down the aisle with fianceé Romy Lanfranchi.  The retired cricketer shared news of his engagement with fans on his Instagram account on Wednesday. 

The loved-up couple — who share a child together — can be seen smiling broadly as Lanfranchi shows off her engagement ring. Smith captioned the image, "About last night".

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About last night 💍❤️

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After sharing the news, fans flooded the comments section with well-wishes.

One user wrote: "Aaaaah amazing you guys! Super happy for you both. Sending so much love (sic)". While retired cricketer Pat Symcox joked that it "was a huge night for G," before wishing the couple "all the best for the time ahead".

Other local celebrities who congratulated the couple include Maps Maponyane and Bryan Habana.

The pair started dating after Smith split from his first wife in 2014.