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Nomination process to elect next ICC chairman sole agenda for board's meeting on Monday
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Nomination process to elect next ICC chairman sole agenda for board's meeting on Monday

Usually in ICC, a two-third majority is required but there could be a few board members who would want it to be a case of simple majority among 17 members.

CSA's director of cricket Graeme Smith says internal agendas within board have become a 'cancer'
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CSA's director of cricket Graeme Smith says internal agendas within board have become a 'cancer'

Former captain and Cricket South Africa director of cricket Graeme Smith has said that there were "internal agendas" at play within the organisation, which have become a cancer.

South Africa's tour of West Indies, Sri Lanka postponed indefinitely, says CSA director of cricket Graeme Smith
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South Africa's tour of West Indies, Sri Lanka postponed indefinitely, says CSA director of cricket Graeme Smith

Smith said there is no time to slot a tour to the Caribbean as several South African players will be heading to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL), which is scheduled to be held from 19 September to 8 November in the UAE.

CSA Director of Cricket Graeme Smith joins Black Lives Matter movement, will take a knee during 3TC Solidarity Cup
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CSA Director of Cricket Graeme Smith joins Black Lives Matter movement, will take a knee during 3TC Solidarity Cup

Smith said he backed national team pacer Ngidi Lungi on the BLM movement which gathered momentum following the death of African-American George Floyd.

Cricket South Africa director Graeme Smith says board have to figure out how it can play a role in anti-racism movement
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Cricket South Africa director Graeme Smith says board have to figure out how it can play a role in anti-racism movement

South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi has recently made it clear that he will be supporting the movement, just like the West Indies and England cricketers, who are wearing the 'Black Lives Matter' logo on the collar of their shirts in the ongoing Test series

Cricket South Africa extends Proteas women coach Hilton Moreeng's contract by three years
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Cricket South Africa extends Proteas women coach Hilton Moreeng's contract by three years

The services of South Africa women's coach Hilton Moreeng have been retained by CSA for another three years keeping in mind the 2021 ICC Women's World Cup and the 2022 ICC Women's T20 World Cup.

No commitment made to tour South Africa in August, says BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal
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No commitment made to tour South Africa in August, says BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal

CSA Director of Cricket Graeme Smith and Chief Executive Jacques Faul on Thursday said that India has agreed to tour the rainbow nation for three T20Is in August

CSA downplays Graeme Smith's backing of Sourav Ganguly for ICC chairman's post
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CSA downplays Graeme Smith's backing of Sourav Ganguly for ICC chairman's post

"We must respect both the ICC protocol and our own protocol in deciding which candidate to back," said CSA president Chris Nenzani in a statement.

Graeme Smith bats for Sourav Ganguly to lead ICC, says cricket will need strong leadership in post-COVID-19 world
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Graeme Smith bats for Sourav Ganguly to lead ICC, says cricket will need strong leadership in post-COVID-19 world

Smith, a former captain of South African cricket team, said that he believed Ganguly is the suitable man to be at the helm of affairs at ICC at a time of crisis caused by coronavirus.

Cricket South Africa optimistic of hosting India in August to fill coffers, exploring alternatives for West Indies tour
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Cricket South Africa optimistic of hosting India in August to fill coffers, exploring alternatives for West Indies tour

South Africa are optimistic about hosting India for three lucrative Twenty20 Internationals in late August, but are trying to find new dates for their proposed tour to the West Indies.

Sreesanth reveals how Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly helped him work on his weakness
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Sreesanth reveals how Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly helped him work on his weakness

In an interview to India Today, Sreesanth credited former Team India captain Sourav Ganguly and legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar for his improved bowling skills

Keshav Maharaj puts his hand up for Test captain's position, says leading Proteas has been his 'lifelong dream'
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Keshav Maharaj puts his hand up for Test captain's position, says leading Proteas has been his 'lifelong dream'

Maharaj, who has represented the Proteas in 30 Tests so far, said it has been a lifelong dream of his to captain South Africa in all three formats.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Schedule uncertainty preventing AB de Villiers from committing to a comeback
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Schedule uncertainty preventing AB de Villiers from committing to a comeback

AB de Villiers, who retired from international cricket in 2018, has been flirting with the idea of a comeback for South Africa.

Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey picks Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag in 'Best of Enemies' XI
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Former Australia batsman Mike Hussey picks Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag in 'Best of Enemies' XI

Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey on Wednesday picked the Indian trio of swashbuckling former opener Virender Sehwag, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar and current skipper Virat Kohli in his 'Best Enemies XI' in Test cricket.

South Africa could see its cricketers return to domestic fold as Brexit brings Kolpak deals to an end
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South Africa could see its cricketers return to domestic fold as Brexit brings Kolpak deals to an end

South African cricketers have been major beneficiaries of Kolpak deals, signing lucrative contracts with English counties that automatically disqualify them from representing the national team

Former cricketers name pacer Lasith Malinga as greatest bowler in IPL history
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Former cricketers name pacer Lasith Malinga as greatest bowler in IPL history

Sri Lanka and Mumbai Indians pace spearhead Lasith Malinga was rated as greatest bowler in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL) by his contemporaries, who are also commentators.

Quinton de Kock will not captain South Africa in Tests, confirms Director of Cricket Graeme Smith
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Quinton de Kock will not captain South Africa in Tests, confirms Director of Cricket Graeme Smith

De Kock was named captain of the limited overs side after Faf du Plessis resigned as captain in all formats this year, but Smith has ruled him out as skipper in the five-day game, citing the heavy workload for the wicketkeeper-batsman.

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith handed permanent charge of CSA Director of Cricket
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Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith handed permanent charge of CSA Director of Cricket

Former captain Graeme Smith was on Friday appointed Cricket South Africa's permanent Director of Cricket for a two-year term, a post which he held on an interim basis since December last year.

India vs South Africa: Before three-match ODI series, a look at memorable ODI clashes between hosts and Proteas
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India vs South Africa: Before three-match ODI series, a look at memorable ODI clashes between hosts and Proteas

Ahead of the three-match ODI series between India and South Africa, here's a look at some of their memorable ODI clashes.

India vs New Zealand: Why Mitchell Santner’s omission from Black Caps squad for home Tests is baffling
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India vs New Zealand: Why Mitchell Santner’s omission from Black Caps squad for home Tests is baffling

Santner has the second best average of any New Zealand spin bowler in the country to have bowled at least 100 overs in the past 50 years. He also has the second best economy rate (minimum: 200 overs.) As a result, New Zealand have never lost a home match featuring Santner, and have only had three rain-affected draws.