As Cricket South Africa lurches from one crisis to the next, there are no winners. There is only the potential for cricket to be irreparably harmed, writes RYAN VREDE.
Cricket South Africa’s Interim Board has expressed its disappointment at the Members’ Council’s decision vote against a majority independent board.
Cricket South Africa’s members’ council has rejected the interim board’s proposal of having a majority of independent directors on a new permanent board.
Cricket South Africa has confirmed the national contracts for the Proteas Men’s and Proteas Women’s teams for the upcoming 2021-22 season.
Cricket South Africa interim board chairman Dr Stravos Nicolaou says it is important to make a statement against the so-called ‘Big Three’ countries to continue growing the game in less wealthy cricket nations.
RYAN VREDE asks: If one of the objectives of a 15-team domestic structure is broadening the potential to build international-quality players, where are the elite coaches who contribute significantly to growing that calibre of player going to come from?
The decision of Cricket Australia to postpone their tour to South Africa was met with extreme disappointment by the Cricket South Africa interim board, says chairman Stavros Nicolaou.
Cricket South Africa director of cricket Graeme Smith says the ICC needs urgent leadership improvement after the cancellation of the Australia tour.
Kugandrie Govender, Cricket South Africa’s suspended acting CEO, returned to work on Monday – only to be suspended again by the interim board.
Cricket South Africa has written to the International Cricket Council concerning financial compensation for less wealthy nations when scheduled tours don’t go ahead, and how postponed or cancelled tours compromise the integrity of the World Test Championship.
SA Cricket magazine editor Ryan Vrede reviews an average year on the field and a disastrous one off it for South African cricket.
Michael Vaughan has slammed South Africa’s bio-bubble security and says there’s ‘no chance’ Australia will honour a tour in February.
Cricket South Africa acting CEO Kugandrie Govender has been suspended on various counts of misconduct.
Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa must give Cricket South Africa’s members’ council the ultimatum to either co-operate with the interim board or be completely stripped of its status and funding.
The appointment of the next Cricket South Africa CEO must be a public process and the next board must feel the full weight of public and commercial stakeholder expectation, writes RYAN VREDE.