These are heady days for cricket, writes LUKE ALFRED ahead of two very important days for beloved game in South Africa albeit off the field.
Former Cricket South Africa president Norman Arendse has written an open letter to the board, members council, administrators and others.
South African cricket is complicated and fragile and in desperate need of a period of consolidation. This must come under new leadership, comments Luke Alfred.
Creating a war with the media only further taints the cricket governing body’s already diminished public image, writes PHILASANDE SIXABA.
Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith has played down speculation that he has already signed a deal that will make him the country’s director of cricket.
Former captain Graeme Smith will reportedly be named Cricket South Africa’s director of cricket later this month.
Former Test batsman Jacques Rudolph has suggested the inexperienced Robin Peterson be appointed as team director of the Proteas.
Proteas players must agree to play a certain number of matches for their franchises, while Cricket SA must find a way to keep experienced players from signing Kolpak contracts in order to strengthen the domestic game.
A so-called technical team will select the Proteas squads during the Test series against England later this year.
Former Proteas fast bowler Monde Zondeki and the Jozi Stars’ Patrick Moroney are reportedly among the candidates to be Cricket South Africa’s new convenor of selectors.
Former Proteas coach Gary Kirsten has not applied for Cricket South Africa’s vacant director of cricket position.
Former Test batsman Hashim Amla has countered that the loss of several cricketers to county competition in the United Kingdom is not the main reason behind the Proteas’ recent plight.
Fast bowler Dale Steyn has lamented former captain Graeme Smith’s withdrawal from contention for Cricket South Africa’s vacant director of cricket role.
Former captain Shaun Pollock has implored Cricket South Africa to fill the vacant director of cricket position soon.
Cricket South Africa will make an announcement about the vacant director of cricket position on Friday.