CSA

  • Concerned CSA vows to crack down on balltampering by its players September 15, 2014

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) is concerned about its national players gaining notoriety for balltampering and vowed not to tolerate such behaviour. At its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Sunday, CSA board member Vusi Pikoli, a leading figure in South Africa's legal industry, said he was "deeply concerned" with allegations...
  • Graeme Smith named director of South African T20 tournament August 12, 2014

    Harare: Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith has been appointed tournament director for the country's domestic Twenty20 competition, Cricket South Africa (CSA) said on Tuesday. The 33yearold Smith retired from international cricket in March and also prematurely ended a threeyear stint with English county Surrey due to a knee injury that required...
  • CSA congratulates South Africa on historic Sri Lanka win July 12, 2014

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Saturday congratulated its national cricket team on the firstever oneday international series triumph in Sri Lanka. "This is a highly impressive performance as I believe our team is still developing under (coach) Russell Domingo and (captain) AB de Villiers in this World Cup year," said...
  • De Villiers named South African Cricketer of the Year June 5, 2014

    Johannesburg: AB de Villiers dominated the Cricket South Africa Awards banquet by bagging four awards, including Cricketer of the Year 2014, here on Wednesday evening. De Villiers was also named Test Cricketer of the Year, was recognised by his peers as SA Players' Player of the Year and by popular vote...
  • CSA was not relying on IPL revenue, says Haroon Lorgat March 16, 2014

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa was not relying on the revenue that would have been generated had the latest edition of the IPL been played in South Africa, according to CSA chief executive Haroon Lorgat. Lorgat told the Afrikaans daily Beeld that it made sense for India to organise the tournament closer...
  • Haroon Lorgat cleared of FTP-related charge March 13, 2014

    Dubai: The independent adjudicator appointed by the ICC has cleared Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat of alleged involvement in the FTP manipulation charges levelled against the BCCI by his one-time legal adviser at the world body. David Becker, who was the ICC legal adviser throughout Lorgat's tenure as CEO of...
  • Elgar replaces Smith in list of contracted players March 7, 2014

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has named Dean Elgar in the list of its contracted players, in place of the retired Test captain Graeme Smith. Smith, who was on the list of contracted players for 2014-15 season, retired from all forms of cricket after the third and final Test against Australia...
  • South Africa did not sell out to Big Three: CSA president February 11, 2014

    Cricket South Africa (CSA) did not sell out to India, England and Australia over the decision to allow the 'Big Three' to effectively take control of the sport, president Chris Nenzani said on Tuesday. However, Nenzani acknowledged it was "not ideal" the International Cricket Council (ICC) governing authority had given more...
  • There has been significant changes from original proposal: CSA February 8, 2014

    Singapore: Cricket South Africa, originally not in favour of ICC's structural revamp, welcomed the agreement reached today in Singapore terming it as "significantly different" to the original proposals tabled in January. "Nothing in life is perfect. All countries, including the socalled big three (India, England and Australia) have had to rethink...
  • BCCI welcomes ICC's decision to approve its revamped proposal February 8, 2014

    Singapore: The BCCI on Saturday welcomed ICC's decision to approve its revamped proposal, which is aimed at bringing improved governance, financial and competition structures, during the Executive Board meeting. Despite strong resentment from Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa, the controversial proposal was passed at the Executive Board meeting after gaining...
  • Will not compromise on key principles and integrity: CSA boss February 4, 2014

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa president Chris Nenzani on Wednesday denied reports that his Board has reached an agreement with the BCCI on the controversial ICC revamp proposals in lieu of reinstatement of their CEO Haroon Lorgat into mainstream administration. "While we are engaged in discussions with the ICC and other Members,...
  • CSA denies being part of 'unanimous support' to ICC revamp January 29, 2014

    Johannesburg: One of the first to oppose a proposed revamp of the ICC's administrative structure, Cricket South Africa has denied the governing body's claim that there was "unanimous support" for "key principles" of the plan which would cede executive decisionmaking to India, Australia and England. "The support is subject to the...
  • CSA should fight 'Big Three' ICC plan through Lorgat: Jacques Faul January 23, 2014

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat is the best person to lead the country's fight against the planned structural overhaul of the ICC which would give executive decisionmaking to India, England and Australia, feels former CSA CEO Jacques Faul. Lorgat, formerly CEO of the ICC, is regarded as India's nemesis...
  • Jacques Kallis to quit Test cricket after Durban match December 25, 2013

    South Africa allrounder Jacques Kallis has decided to quit Test cricket after the second Test against India, Cricket South Africa announced on Wednesday. Kallis, cricket's fourth highest Test rungetter, will remain available for selection in limitedovers cricket, that means he still has a chance to play at the 2015 ICC World...
  • India's daynight ODIs in South Africa preponed by an hour November 27, 2013

    Timings of the daynight oneday internationals of the threematch series on India's tour of South Africa have been preponed by an hour, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Tuesday. The two ODIs, which will be played in Johannesburg on December 5 and Centurion on December 11, will now begin at 1330...
  • Lorgat distressed over facing inquiry after standoff with BCCI November 9, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Cricket South Africa Chief executive Haroon Lorgat said on Friday he was distressed over having to face an inquiry into a dispute with India during his time as head of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Lorgat, who served as ICC chief executive between 200811, became a bone of contention...
  • South Africa to host Pakistan in limitedovers series November 5, 2013

    Cape Town: South Africa will host Pakistan in a short limitedovers series this month to make up for India's decision to curtail their endofyear tour. Cricket South Africa said on Tuesday that Pakistan would play three oneday internationals and two Twenty20s and arrive in South Africa on Nov. 18, straight after...
  • CSA affiliates divided over sacrificing Lorgat November 3, 2013

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) affiliates are divided over letting its chief executive Haroon Lorgat go to save the board from financial ruin in the ongoing spat with the BCCI. This emerged from a report in the weekly Sunday Times in which respected cricket writer Telford Vice alleged that Lorgat had...
  • 'India scared of losing to South Africa' November 1, 2013

    Former South Africa pacer Fanie de Villiers has added fuel to fire in India's controversyridden tour of South Africa, saying that India are scared of playing a longer Test series due to fear of losing. "Indian cricket is scared of playing four Tests against us," De Villiers told Mumbai...
  • ICC rejects PCB concerns on Faf's balltampering punishment October 31, 2013

    Karachi: The ICC has dismissed the Pakistan Cricket Board's allegation that leniency was shown in handing out punishment to South African player Faf du Plessis after he was found guilty of balltampering during the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai. A PCB source told PTI that the ICC had defended the...
  • India's tour of South Africa to commence from December 5 October 30, 2013

    Cape Town: India's shortened tour of two Tests and three oneday internationals in December will rob South Africa of their marquee new year match in Cape Town and leave the topranked team with no games through all of January, their peak season. Confirming the curtailed series that was announced without exact...
  • I offered to step aside, says Haroon Lorgat October 28, 2013

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) CEO Haroon Lorgat has said that stepping aside from dealing with the BCCI was his decision as he didn't want to create any hurdle in the way of upcoming bilateral series between the two countries. A week ago, the BCCI had given its consent to the...
  • Resentment lingers despite IndiaSouth Africa tour deal October 22, 2013

    Cape Town: India's onoff tour of South Africa was finally confirmed on Tuesday but failed to draw a line under a simmering row between the countries, as a leading players' body called the shortened series meaningless and harmful to the game. The South Asian giants currently the world's leading oneday...
  • Haroon Lorgat not suspended, insists CSA October 22, 2013

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) chairman Chris Nenzani on Tuesday said CEO Haroon Lorgat has not been suspended and his removal relates only to the allegations contained in the David Becker article and he remains responsible for all other areas of the board's operations. The BCCI on Tuesday gave its consent...
  • CSA, BCCI deal is a sad day for cricket: SACA October 22, 2013

    Johannesburg: The South African Cricketers' Association (SACA) on Tuesday described the curtailed IndiaSouth Africa series here as a sad day for the sport and said cricket in the country would be at an overall loss due to this decision. Putting an end to weeks of speculation, the BCCI on Tuesday gave...
  • India' tour to South Africa confirmed; BCCI gets its way on Lorgat October 26, 2013

    BCCI has given green signal to a twoTest, threeODI tour after CSA withdrew its CEO Haroon Lorgat from representing it at the ICC and in relations with the BCCI. ...
  • BCCI gives official nod to the tour of South Africa October 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Ending months of speculation, Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday gave the official green signal to India's tour of South Africa in a joint statement, agreeing to play a series of two Tests and three oneday internationals. News was rife...
  • Is CSA going to suspend its CEO Haroon Lorgat? October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Cricket South Africa is all set to suspend its Chief Executive Officer Haroon Lorgat from dealing with matters related to India and the ICC, pending an inquiry into allegations against him, a report in ESPNCricinfo said on Monday. Although there is no official confirmation on the development, it is...
  • India's tour to South Africa hits another roadblock: Sources October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: India's tour to South Africa has run into fresh trouble and indications are that there could be a massive upheaval if the tour finally has to go ahead. CNNIBN has learnt from highly placed sources in the South African cricket board that talks between the BCCI and CSA on...
  • Rameez impressed with quality of cricket in IndAus series October 21, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's former Test captain Rameez Raja has said the ongoing oneday series between India and Australia has produced quality cricket and would be of great help to the team from Down Under during the Ashes this year. "People had said that Australia should not have played this series before the...