Reports coming out have confirmed that the T20 Global League has been postponed, following a CSA board meeting.
— EWN Sport (@EWNsport) October 10, 2017
— Zaahier Adams (@ZaahierAdams) October 10, 2017
An official statement has yet to be released.
According to ESPNcricinfo, a teleconference will be held Tuesday morning, to discuss the immediate future of the T20 Global League.
Reports suggest that at least one franchise owner has confirmed that the tournament could be postponed, due to numerous logistical challenges.
After the resignation of ex-CEO Haroon Lorgat in September, interim CSA CEO Thabang Moroe told reporters that CSA was facing a $25-million loss to run the first edition of the tournament, but confirmed that the tournament will continue as planned.
Irrespective of CSA’s struggle to pin down a broadcast deal, the anonymous owner revealed that ‘much bigger challenges’ arose when Lorgat departed.
‘When you know that something is not right then you should not do it. We are half-prepared and it will be a bigger disaster if we go this way,’ the owner told espncrininfo.com
If the tournament does not take place, a huge gap in the South African cricket calendar will be left open.
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