In years gone by, in happier more prosperous times, Cricket South Africa held its annual Awards dinner at a fancy hotel or conference centre in Johannesburg. They were lavish affairs, to be sure. Pretty much everybody who was anybody involved in cricket was there. The senior administrative teams from the provinces and franchises were invited […]
There used to be very few shortcuts onto a provincial board of directors. It took the better part of a lifetime starting at junior or club level where collecting membership fees and raising cash for a new pitch roller would take up many hours of your time. The time playing for the club eventually came […]
The stand-off between Cricket South Africa and the Minister of Sport has high stakes – potentially the viability and sustainability of professional cricket in the country. The board of directors, if they really are acting in unison as claimed by acting president, Beresford Williams in his staggeringly arrogant letter to the Minister, Nathie Mthethwa, then […]
Much as we may hope that Cricket South Africa’s problems are starting to be resolved, the truth is that they are not. Worse – it will take years to resolve the legal issues. The greatest individual strength and determination will be required to keep the operational side of the game on track and the national […]
Cricket South Africa’s administration is paralysed and the game is desperately stuttering towards a restart while many of the people who have to make the big decisions are trying to protect themselves and their doomed reputations. The Members Council, which comprises all of the provincial presidents with a president and vice-president added in, is the […]
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