Haroon Lorgat

  • India get richer for finishing third ranked Test side April 15, 2014

    Dubai: India on Tuesday received a cheque of $265,000 for finishing third, while South Africa pocketed $475,000 for claiming the top position in the ICC Test Team Rankings at the April 1 cut-off date. While South Africa finished as the number one team, Australia claimed the second position and won $370,000. England,...
  • CSA lauds Dale Steyn on top cricket award April 9, 2014

    Cricket South Africa has lauded fast bowler Dale Steyn on being named the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2014 edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which was published on Wednesday. "South African fast bowler Dale Steyn is Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World for 2013, a year in which he...
  • 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...
  • South Africa's fix up plans for 2015 World Cup February 24, 2014

    Mumbai: South Africa, who are in the same group as holders India in the 2015 ICC World Cup, would prepare for the mega event by playing eight ODI games in Australia as well as New Zealand, the joint Cup hosts, in October-November. South Africa, who would clash in the World Cup...
  • 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 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 decision-making to India, England and Australia, feels former CSA CEO Jacques Faul. Lorgat, formerly CEO of the ICC, is regarded as India's nemesis...
  • Lorgat distressed over facing inquiry after stand-off 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 2008-11, became a bone of contention...
  • South Africa to host Pakistan in limited-overs series November 5, 2013

    Cape Town: South Africa will host Pakistan in a short limited-overs series this month to make up for India's decision to curtail their end-of-year tour. Cricket South Africa said on Tuesday that Pakistan would play three one-day 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 on-going 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 controversy-ridden 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...
  • 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 India-South Africa tour deal October 22, 2013

    Cape Town: India's on-off 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 one-day...
  • 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 India-South 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 two-Test, three-ODI 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 one-day 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. CNN-IBN has learnt from highly placed sources in the South African cricket board that talks between the BCCI and CSA on...
  • South Africa sending Lorgat on long leave to save India tour? October 17, 2013

    BCCI may have agreed in principle for a curtailed tour of South Africa later this year on the condition that Cricket South Africa (CSA) CEO Haroon Lorgat has nothing to do with it, but according to ESPNCricinfo, CSA isn't taking any chances and has even offered to "send Lorgat on...
  • I'm very honest, but was unfairly attacked: Srinivasan October 16, 2013

    New Delhi: His integrity might have been questioned several times ever since the IPL spot-fixing scandal broke out, but BCCI president N Srinivasan says he is a "very honest" man, who was "unfairly attacked" at the peak of the controversy that shook Indian cricket. Srinivasan, who was recently given the go...
  • CSA tells first-class teams to include at least one black player October 13, 2013

    Cape Town: All South African first class teams must include at least one black African player from October 16, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Sunday. CSA chief executive Haroon Lorgat said the initiative was part of a drive to make cricket more representative of South Africa's population. Only five black African...
  • BCCI-CSA meet today holds the key to India's proposed SA tour October 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Seeking to end the deadlock over the much-anticipated India's tour of South Africa, BCCI President N Srinivasan will meet his Cricket South Africa counterpart Chris Nenzani here on Saturday for discussions on the bilateral series. Nenzani would be giving CSA's Annual General Meeting a miss to hold parleys with Srinivasan...
  • I had no discussions with Haroon Lorgat on South Africa tour: Patel September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel on Wednesday termed his meeting with Cricket South Africa (CSA) CEO Haroon Lorgat as a "cordial one" but at the same time said that there were "no discussions" about India's tour to South Africa at the end of the year. "I had a very...
  • India tour to South Africa on track? September 17, 2013

    Despite all the controversies, India's tour to SA appears to be on track as CSA issued a brief statement after its CEO Haroon Lorgat met BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel in Dubai. ...
  • Lorgat-Patel meeting fails to break impasse on India's SA tour September 17, 2013

    Dubai: The uncertainty over India's proposed cricket tour of South Africa persisted and a final decision in this regard will only be taken after the BCCI's AGM in Chennai on September 29. The BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel and Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat had a meeting yesterday on the sidelines...
  • Lorgat meets BCCI secretary at the ICC Chief Executives' Meet September 16, 2013

    Dubai: The BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel on Monday met Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat on the sidelines of the ICC Chief Executives' Meet. Monday was the first of the two-day meet where the member nations discussed on a host of issues ranging from the use of controversial Decision Review System...
  • Modalities of 2014 Asia Cup discussed in ACC meet September 14, 2013

    Chennai: Top members of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Saturday discussed the modalities of the 2014 Asia Cup tournament, which is to be hosted by Bangladesh for a second straight time, in February-March next year. The tournament, to be held from February 24 to March 8, has gone to Bangladesh...
  • No deadlock with CSA, says Dalmiya September 7, 2013

    Kolkata: BCCI interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya on Friday reiterated that there was no deadlock with Cricket South Africa over India's year end tour to South Africa. "The tour was never off and there was no issue or deadlock (with the CSA). We have a couple of home series (vs Australia and...
  • Has IS Bindra forced the BCCI to expel him? September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Inderjit Singh Bindra has been a major irritant for the current BCCI regime for a while now. Unquestionably the lone voice of dissent during board meetings, Bindra has been voicing his dissent at the way things are being run by the powers-that-be in the board. However, as CNN-IBN...