South Africa’s Olympic physique takes management of CSA

Johannesburg, September 11

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has requested Cricket South Africa’s board to step apart because it investigates “many instances of maladministration and malpractice” within the crisis-ridden organisation.   

The SASCOC’s motion, which implies that there is no such thing as a one to run day by day affairs of the CSA, is one other setback to the board which is in the midst of administrative chaos and going through allegations of corruption and racial discrimination.

ESPNcricinfo reported that the SASCOC took the choice unanimously at a board assembly on Tuesday, alleging that “many instances of maladministration and malpractice at CSA have brought cricket into disrepute”.

CSA’ former CEO Thabang Monroe was fired final month following the findings of a forensic report that exposed “acts of serious misconduct”.

Acting CEO Jacques Faul and president Chris Nenzani resigned final month with Kugandrie Govender changing Faul.

Country’s elite gamers have additionally criticised the CSA for suspending its AGM scheduled for September 5.

The CSA additionally faces motion from the International Cricket Council because the SASCOC’s motion is also seen as authorities interference.

In an announcement, the CSA objected to the SASCOC’s choice to droop the board.

“CSA, together with its Members’ Council, doesn’t agree with the decision taken by SASCOC and has not had the chance to have interaction with SASCOC on varied points raised within the communication.

“In addition, CSA is taking legal advice regarding the basis on which SASCOC has sought to intervene in the business affairs of CSA. CSA does, however, commit to engaging further with SASCOC to understand its position and to find common ground with it in the best interests of cricket,” stated CSA. PTI

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