The news is worth attraction after the government has decided to suspend Cricket South Africa (CSA) and has taken a mighty chase over the sports across the nation. The prominent numbers have been alleged to the corruption and fixation charges in past – the scenario has forced the government to rule the sports by Thursday.
The decision passed by a unanimous vote might refrain CSA to play international cricket as according to the rules of the International Cricket Council (ICC), government and federation cannot be directly linked upholding the sports of any nation.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) suspended by the government
It will be a massive blow to CSA after being unable to feature in international games. As the T20 World Cup is a few months ahead, the decision in this regards is yet to be taken.
Either Government to rule or CSA to be unable to play international cricket
Letters from the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) to CSA says “the CSA board and those senior executives who serve ex-officio on the board (the company secretary, the acting CEO, the CFO and the COO) are directed to step aside from the administration of CSA on full pay” pending the outcome of a month-long investigation by a task team.
SASCOC said that “many instances of maladministration and malpractice that have occurred since at least December 2019. This has manifestly caused great concern and consternation amongst your own members, former and current members of the national team of the Proteas, stakeholders, sponsors, and members of the cricket-loving public.
“There can be no doubt that this has caused cricket to lose the trust and confidence of members of the public, stakeholders, sponsors and the players represented by SACA (the South African Cricketers’ Association). All this has brought cricket into disrepute.”