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An empty scene in Paarl, South Africa(Getty Images)

South Africa confirm two positive Covid-19 cases ahead of Sri Lanka series

By Reuters | Cape Town
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 10:14 PM IST
The positive tests were announced on Friday, a day before the team is due to enter a bio-bubble on the Highveld and follows a number of cases in domestic cricket that have sparked alarm.
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South Africa to tour Pakistan for two Tests, three T20Is(ICC/Twitter)
South Africa to tour Pakistan for two Tests, three T20Is(ICC/Twitter)

South Africa to tour Pakistan for 1st time in 14 years for two Tests, three T20Is

By Reuters | Cape Town
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 03:44 PM IST
The country has hosted Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe since September 2019, while England recently announced a short two-match 20-over series in October next year in the build-up to the T20 World Cup in India.
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South Africa and England players line up before the match.(REUTERS)
South Africa and England players line up before the match.(REUTERS)

South Africa vs England: First ODI delayed after new COVID-19 cases

By Reuters | CAPE TOWN
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 01:22 PM IST
“Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have agreed to delay the start time for today’s One-Day International match, which is due to take place in Paarl,” said a statement on Sunday.
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South Africa players during their training on Thursday
South Africa players during their training on Thursday

One more South African player tests positive for Covid-19, warm-up game called off

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 09:52 PM IST
On Friday, the country’s cricket board (CSA) said that one more player has tested positive after a second mandatory Covid-19 test on Thursday.
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Mark Boucher during the South African national cricket team training session.(Getty Images)
Mark Boucher during the South African national cricket team training session.(Getty Images)

I had virus without knowing it, admits South Africa coach Boucher

By Agence France-Presse | Cape Town
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:59 PM IST
He and two others, with whom the infected player had close contact, have been separated from the rest of the squad and will stay in isolation while being monitored by the team’s medical staff.
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Quinton de Kock gets a temperature check done before leaving for South Africa from India earlier this year.(Getty Images)
Quinton de Kock gets a temperature check done before leaving for South Africa from India earlier this year.(Getty Images)

Three South Africa cricketers in isolation after one tests positive for Covid-19

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 08:51 AM IST
All three cricketers are asymptomatic and are being monitored by the medical team of Cricket South Africa.
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South Africa cricketers(AP)
South Africa cricketers(AP)

CSA’s administrative mess throws England tour in jeopardy

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 06:24 PM IST
Furious with the CSA move, Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa threatened to use his statutory powers for withdrawing recognition to the sport’s apex body if the Members’ Council don’t recognise the interim board “immediately”.
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Cricket South Africa.

Sports minister Mthethwa threatens to de-recognise CSA if member council don’t ‘immediately’ appoint interim board

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 05:50 PM IST
Cricket South Africa members’ council on Thursday decided not to recognise the nine-member interim Board of Directors that were appointed by Mthethwa two weeks ago, citing technicalities in terms of CSA’s Memorandum of Incorporation.
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South Africa players(AP)
South Africa players(AP)

South Africa to inspect Pak’s security and Covid-19 situation next month before deciding on Jan tour

By Press Trust of India | Karachi
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 06:22 PM IST
The Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed that the South African delegation will visit Lahore during the four remaining matches of the Pakistan Super League being held between November 14 and 17.
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Cricket South Africa

CSA holds ‘positive meeting’ with SASCOC

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 03:48 PM IST
CSA, which is in the middle of administrative chaos and facing allegations of corruption and racial discrimination, suffered a setback when last week SASCOC had asked it to “step aside” as it investigated “many instances of maladministration and malpractice” in the organisation.
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Soiuth Africa cricket team players (representational image)(CSA)
Soiuth Africa cricket team players (representational image)(CSA)

In letter to SASCOC, former CSA employees accuse it of being ‘unfair’ and ‘unlawful’

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 06:59 PM IST
The five person in question are former head of sales and marketing Clive Eksteen, former chief operating officer Nassei Appiah, ex-senior manager of finance Ziyanda Nkuta, former manager for procurement Lundi Maja and Appiah’s former personal assistant, Dalene Nolan.
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Kevin Pietersen(Getty Images)

This horror show is finishing cricket: Pietersen on CSA crisis

By Press Trust of India | London
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 08:48 PM IST
Taking to Twitter, the South African-born Kevin Pietersen wrote, “Goodness me! What’s happening to cricket in SA is catastrophic.”
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Neil McKenzie.(BCB)
Neil McKenzie.(BCB)

Neil McKenzie named South Africa’s high performance batting coach

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 05:56 PM IST
The 44-year-old McKenzie, who had stepped down from his position as Bangladesh’s batting coach last month, is one of the seven appointees announced by Cricket South Africa as part of its High-Performance management team.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)

Save the game before its too late: South Africa players tell CSA

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 09:30 PM IST
Among major issues, Cricket South Africa (CSA) is attempting to address allegations of discrimination by former players on the basis of colour and corruption within the board.
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INVERCARGILL, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 19: Cricket bat and balls are seen before the fourth Twenty20 match between the New Zealand and Australia at Queens Park on February 19, 2011 in Invercargill, New Zealand. (Photo by Teaukura Moetaua/Getty Images)(Getty Images)
INVERCARGILL, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 19: Cricket bat and balls are seen before the fourth Twenty20 match between the New Zealand and Australia at Queens Park on February 19, 2011 in Invercargill, New Zealand. (Photo by Teaukura Moetaua/Getty Images)(Getty Images)

South Africa cricket body fires CEO for ‘serious misconduct’

By Associated Press | Cape Town
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 09:14 PM IST
“The independent forensic investigation revealed that Mr. Thabang Moroe had committed acts of serious misconduct which warranted the sanction of dismissal,” CSA said.
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Cricket South Africa.

2 South Africa cricket players test positive for COVID-19

By Associated Press | CAPE TOWN, South Africa
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 03:00 PM IST
The positive tests came at a team culture camp that involved more than 30 of the country’s top players. Former captain Faf du Plessis is not at the camp because of the birth of his second child.
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South Africa women pull out of England tour

By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 11:15 PM IST
The decision was taken due to the current international travel regulations in place for South African national teams.
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Beresford Williams (right was appointed after Nenzani opted to step down from his post(Getty Images)
Beresford Williams (right was appointed after Nenzani opted to step down from his post(Getty Images)

CSA appoint Williams as acting president, interim CEO Faul steps down

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 03:51 PM IST
Cricket South Africa on Tuesday named Beresford Williams as its acting president while also confirming that interim Chief Executive Officer Jacques Faul has stepped down from his post.
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Chris Nenzani has stepped down as the CSA president.(ICC via Getty Images)
Chris Nenzani has stepped down as the CSA president.(ICC via Getty Images)

CSA president Chris Nenzani resigns with immediate effect

By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 04:59 PM IST
As per a CSA statement, Nenzani stepped down on Friday, less than a month before he was expected to be at the board’s AGM on September 5.
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File image of Graeme Smith.(Getty Images)

‘It’s been a cancer from within’: Graeme Smith on problems in Cricket South Africa

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 12:22 PM IST
Smith hinted that actions of a few people at senior positions have brought disrepute to the organisation and said media “leaks” have contributed to the current internal problems.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)

Three members of South African women squad test positive for COVID-19

By Press Trust of India | Cape Town
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 10:46 AM IST
“We can confirm that three people have tested positive. The players and support staff that have tested positive will now self-isolate for a period of 10 days and will take no part in the training camp,” CSA said in a release.
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Haroon Lorgat had “mutually agreed to part ways” with CSA “because of a “breakdown” in their relationship.(Getty Images)
Haroon Lorgat had “mutually agreed to part ways” with CSA “because of a “breakdown” in their relationship.(Getty Images)

Haroon Lorgat calls for independent inquiry into ‘collapsed’ T20 Global League

By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 04:59 PM IST
The T20 Global League comprising eight teams was scheduled to be held in South Africa from November 2017 but it was deferred by a year due to lack of a broadcast deal and title sponsor. In June, 2018, the event was replaced by Mzansi Super League, a league featuring six CSA-owned teams.
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The Solidarity Cup started with a bang.(Image Credit: Cricket South Africa.)
The Solidarity Cup started with a bang.(Image Credit: Cricket South Africa.)

Markram, De Villiers shine as Eagles beat Kites, Kingfishers

By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 09:57 PM IST
Markram (70 from 33 balls) and De Villiers (61 from 24) helped the Eagles to 160 for four in their 12 overs, convincingly beating the Kites (138 for three) and Kingfishers (113 for five).
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South Africa captain Quinton de Kock during a practice session ahead of the first ODI against India.(PTI)
South Africa captain Quinton de Kock during a practice session ahead of the first ODI against India.(PTI)

Quinton de Kock pulls out of 3TC Solidarity Cup, Temba Bavuma to lead Kites

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Proteas batsman Temba Bavuma will lead the Kites in the absence of de Kock in Centurion, while 24-year-old wicketkeeper Ryan Rickelton has been called up as a replacement for the South African limited overs skipper.
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Graeme Smith(Popperfoto via Getty Images)
Graeme Smith(Popperfoto via Getty Images)

I stand with Lungi Ngidi, our brothers and sisters: Graeme Smith to take the knee in support of BLM movement

By Press Trust of India | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 12:48 PM IST
“As Director of Cricket at Cricket South Africa, a former Protea and captain, a teammate, a father, a brother, a friend and most importantly fellow South African, I am proud to support this incredibly important movement. There is no room for neutrality in on this topic,” Smith wrote on his Twitter handle.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)

Six people returned COVID-19 positive but none cricketer: CSA

By Press Trust of India | Cape Town
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 05:36 PM IST
CSA did not say who were the six COVID-19 positive people from among those tested for the dreaded disease.The ‘3TCricket’ competition on July 18 would mark the resumption of live cricket in South Africa following the coronavirus-forced break.
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South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo celebrates a wicket during the 2019 World Cup.(Getty Images)
South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo celebrates a wicket during the 2019 World Cup.(Getty Images)

Lockdown has been the perfect opportunity to work on myself: Phehlukwayo

By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 01:45 PM IST
Phehlukwayo, who is focussed of white-ball cricket, is still hopeful of making a comeback to the Test side.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)

Cricket South Africa reports seven positive COVID-19 cases

By hindustantimes.com | Johannesburg
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 11:44 PM IST
We were definitely going to have people testing positive. Having conducted over 100 tests, seven is actually quite low,” CSA’s acting CEO Jacques Faul told ‘Sport24’.
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Cricket South Africa.
Cricket South Africa.

South Africa postpones unique three-team fixture

By Reuters | CAPE TOWN
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 08:27 PM IST
CSA had hoped to stage the unique fixture that would see a trio of sides compete in one 36-over match at SuperSport Park near Pretoria for what would have been a return to cricket for the likes of AB de Villiers, Quinton de Kock and Kagiso Rabada.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)

Eyeing series against India and SA, England’s women cricketers to return to training on Monday

By Press Trust of India | London
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 11:23 AM IST
The India women’s team was supposed to travel to England for a bilateral series comprising three ODIs and three T20Is but the tour remains postponed for the time being.
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