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South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi tests positive for COVID-19, out of ODI series against Netherlands
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South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi tests positive for COVID-19, out of ODI series against Netherlands

Pacer Junior Dala has been called up as Ngidi's replacement, Cricket South Africa (CSA) said in a statement.

George Linde, Lutho Sipamla included in South Africa A squad for upcoming four-day fixtures against India A
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George Linde, Lutho Sipamla included in South Africa A squad for upcoming four-day fixtures against India A

The home team will be led by 32-year-old opening batter Pieter Malan. The series, an opportunity for the players to vie for places in the senior squad before India's upcoming tour of the country, will be held from 23 November to 9 December at Mangaung Oval.

T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock takes the knee on return to the South African side
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T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock takes the knee on return to the South African side

Alongside De Kock, who returned to the playing XI for the Super 12 game against Sri Lanka, his South African teammates and the on-field umpires were also seen taking the knee, in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' (BLM) movement.

T20 World Cup 2021: South Africa's Quinton de Kock apologises after refusing to take knee
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T20 World Cup 2021: South Africa's Quinton de Kock apologises after refusing to take knee

South Africa cricketer Quinton de Kock has apologised to teammates and fans after missing the T20 World Cup match against West Indies due to Cricket South Africa's (CSA) directive on taking the knee.

T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock resolutely stands on the wrong side of history
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T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock resolutely stands on the wrong side of history

The act of taking a knee is of course a personal one and critics will argue that it could never reach its stated aims of eradicating racism through awareness alone. Often it can feel hollow and inept.

T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock refuses to take knee, withdrawn from team
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T20 World Cup 2021: Quinton de Kock refuses to take knee, withdrawn from team

De Kock refused to take a knee in South Africa's Test series in the West Indies earlier this year.

Temba Bavuma says Quinton de Kock's withdrawal 'did kind of take us back as a team'
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Temba Bavuma says Quinton de Kock's withdrawal 'did kind of take us back as a team'

Following CSA's directive to its players to take the knee in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, de Kock withdrew from the Super 12 game, laying bare the growing internal tension on the matter.

Pressure mounts on Mark Boucher as assistant coach Enoch Nkwe resigns before Sri Lanka tour
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Pressure mounts on Mark Boucher as assistant coach Enoch Nkwe resigns before Sri Lanka tour

Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced Nkwe's resignation late on Tuesday despite, it claimed, having made "every effort to retain his services."

Mark Boucher apologises for singing offensive songs and using nicknames for coloured teammates during playing days
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Mark Boucher apologises for singing offensive songs and using nicknames for coloured teammates during playing days

Adams, in his testimony to SJN, had claimed Boucher was among the teammates who made racial slurs on him in a song. Boucher said he did not give Adams any nickname.

'We weren't a team', former South Africa cricketers make damning revelations on racial discrimination in Proteas camp
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'We weren't a team', former South Africa cricketers make damning revelations on racial discrimination in Proteas camp

An independent ombudsman, advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza, has heard testimony from some prominent former players, including Ashwell Prince and Paul Adams.

CSA begins hearings on racial discrimination in South African cricket; final report expected by September
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CSA begins hearings on racial discrimination in South African cricket; final report expected by September

Ombudsman Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza said he had received 11 submissions from administrators and officials, 23 from former and present players, and 24 from cricket unions and other interested parties.

Cricket South Africa head Lawson Naidoo acknowledges challenges in board's functioning
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Cricket South Africa head Lawson Naidoo acknowledges challenges in board's functioning

Naidoo, 58, was elected at the first meeting of the new board, which has a majority of independent directors, on Tuesday.

Anrich Nortje, Aiden Markram among names nominated for top CSA awards; Shabnim Ismail included in women’s lists
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Anrich Nortje, Aiden Markram among names nominated for top CSA awards; Shabnim Ismail included in women’s lists

Besides Markram and Nortje, South Africa's limited-overs captain Temba Bavuma and top-order batsman batsman Rassie van der Dussen have been nominated in the Men's Player of the Year category.

AB de Villiers to not come out of retirement, rules out possibility of playing in T20 World Cup, says CSA
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AB de Villiers to not come out of retirement, rules out possibility of playing in T20 World Cup, says CSA

CSA said that "discussions with AB de Villiers have concluded with the batsman deciding once and for all, that his retirement will remain final."

IPL 2021: BCCI, other cricket boards working to ensure safe return for overseas players
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IPL 2021: BCCI, other cricket boards working to ensure safe return for overseas players

Many of New Zealand's top players are trying to travel to the United Kingdom where they are due to play a Test series against England next month

Cricket must proceed without government intervention, says South Africa Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa
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Cricket must proceed without government intervention, says South Africa Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa

Nathi Mthethwa had appointed an Interim Board (IB) last year to resolve a long-standing crisis at the CSA regarding the implementation of new corporate governance proposals.

South Africa to bid for 2027 Cricket World Cup, says acting president of CSA
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South Africa to bid for 2027 Cricket World Cup, says acting president of CSA

Richards said South Africa will take part in a bidding process for International Cricket Council events over a new eight-year cycle. Bidding is expected to open within the next few months.

Cricket South Africa thrown into deeper crisis as country's sports minister threatens of 'derecognising' and 'defunding' board
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Cricket South Africa thrown into deeper crisis as country's sports minister threatens of 'derecognising' and 'defunding' board

Minister Nathi Mthethwa wrote to the rival factions in the sport— the members’ council and the interim board— on Thursday stating he will use his powers under a government Act “by defunding CSA and derecognising CSA and I will cause this to be published in the Government Gazette”.

South Africa captains fear ICC suspension but apex body says no intervention in governance crisis as of now
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South Africa captains fear ICC suspension but apex body says no intervention in governance crisis as of now

The three skippers Dean Elgar, Temba Bavuma and Dane van Niekerk have signed a joint statement expressing their concerns before the ICC statement came as a relief.

South Africa's captains express concern over possible suspension of CSA by ICC
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South Africa's captains express concern over possible suspension of CSA by ICC

Cricket South Africa could be suspended by ICC if the board is stripped of governing status.