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South Africa's Olympics body takes control of cricket in South Africa, asks CSA officials to step down
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South Africa's Olympics body takes control of cricket in South Africa, asks CSA officials to step down

SASCOC sent letters to CSA, asking the key members of board - the company secretary, the acting CEO, the CFO and the COO - to step down from their posts

South African cricketers condemn 'politics and self-interest' in CSA, say board has 'lurched from crisis to crisis'
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South African cricketers condemn 'politics and self-interest' in CSA, say board has 'lurched from crisis to crisis'

In a strongly-worded statement, all the country's nationally-contracted players — 16 men and 14 women — said Cricket South Africa (CSA) had "lurched from crisis to crisis".

Cricket South Africa sack CEO Thabang Moroe after being found guilty of 'serious misconduct'
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Cricket South Africa sack CEO Thabang Moroe after being found guilty of 'serious misconduct'

Cricket South Africa didn't provide specific details of Thabang Moroe's wrongdoing when they announced they had terminated his employment.

Graeme Smith says allegations of not supporting ex-South Africa wicketkeeper Thami Tsolekile ‘extremely hurtful’
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Graeme Smith says allegations of not supporting ex-South Africa wicketkeeper Thami Tsolekile ‘extremely hurtful’

Tsolekile criticised Smith for not backing him enough during their time as international cricketers and alleged that CSA was trying to protect other wrongdoers.

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.

Three South Africa women cricketers test positive for COVID-19 ahead of training camp for England tour
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Three South Africa women cricketers test positive for COVID-19 ahead of training camp for England tour

Cricket South Africa on Friday said a total of 34 tests were conducted on the players and support staff with the infected trio, who were not named, being removed from the preparations, which start in Pretoria on Sunday.

AB de Villiers was in line to make international comeback, take part in T20 World Cup, says Quinton de Kock
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AB de Villiers was in line to make international comeback, take part in T20 World Cup, says Quinton de Kock

The event was scheduled in Australia in October-November. De Villiers retired in 2018 but speculations over his return refuse to die down.

Disappointed not to get a chance to represent Pakistan, says South Africa spinner Imran Tahir
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Disappointed not to get a chance to represent Pakistan, says South Africa spinner Imran Tahir

Tahir moved to South Africa and ended up playing for its national team while also representing various franchises in T20 league the world over.

‘Shame on his teammates’: Daren Sammy blasts Makhaya Ntini's South Africa teammates over racism row
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‘Shame on his teammates’: Daren Sammy blasts Makhaya Ntini's South Africa teammates over racism row

Daren Sammy extends support to Makhaya Ntini after former South Africa cricketer reveals the alienation he was subjected to during his career.

Ex-South Africa batsman Hashim Amla says imagined superiority of one race over another 'simply delusional'
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Ex-South Africa batsman Hashim Amla says imagined superiority of one race over another 'simply delusional'

Amla came in defence of South Africa speedster Lungi Ngidi, whose support for the Black Lives Matter movement was met with criticism from former Proteas such as Pat Symcox and Boeta Dipenaar.

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.

South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi says damp towel could help shine balls during interim saliva ban
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South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi says damp towel could help shine balls during interim saliva ban

With ICC's ban on the usage of saliva to shine cricket balls in place, South African speedster Lungi Ngidi suggests a damp towel as one of the alternatives.

South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo sees COVID-19 shutdown as a chance to prolong career
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South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo sees COVID-19 shutdown as a chance to prolong career

South African all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo believes improving his fitness even by five percent during the COVID-19 lockdown will go a long way in prolonging his career.

Former ICC umpire Ian Gould picks Sachin Tendulkar vs Dale Steyn duel in 2011 Cape Town Test as best he has seen
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Former ICC umpire Ian Gould picks Sachin Tendulkar vs Dale Steyn duel in 2011 Cape Town Test as best he has seen

Former member of ICC's panel of elite umpires Ian Gould relished the battle between Sachin Tendulkar and Dale Steyn in 2011's Cape Town Test.

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.

Ex-South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says he remains committed to playing all three formats for Proteas
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Ex-South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says he remains committed to playing all three formats for Proteas

Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has committed to playing for his country in all three formats of the game in the 2020/21 season, a boost for a Test side that lacks experience and depth in the batting lineup.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Herschelle Gibbs to auction bat he used in South Africa's historic run-chase over Australia to raise funds
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Herschelle Gibbs to auction bat he used in South Africa's historic run-chase over Australia to raise funds

Former South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs has decided to auction his bat, with which he scored a match-winning 175 in the world record ODI chase against Australia in 2006, to raise funds for the fight against COVID-19 in his country.

'Taking it step-by-step': Quinton de Kock says he's easing into the role of South Africa's limited-overs captain
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'Taking it step-by-step': Quinton de Kock says he's easing into the role of South Africa's limited-overs captain

Quinton de Kock says he has eased into the South African captaincy in limited-overs formats and feels the Twenty20 side is on the right track for this year’s World Cup in Australia.

Coronavirus Outbreak: South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka in June postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka in June postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

South Africa’s limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka that was scheduled to take place in June has been postponed due the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Monday.

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.