Initially, it imagined to be in place until January, however the delay in its ratification by CSA means it wants extra time
The interim board tasked with cleansing up Cricket South Africa’s administration points has had its time period prolonged by a month to mid-February 2021. The board, which was put in place by the nation’s sports activities minister Nathi Mthethwa on October 30 and authorised by the Members’ Council on November 17, was initially imagined to be in place for 3 months, ending in January 2021. However the delay in its ratification by CSA has meant it wants extra time to finish their work.
“By all accounts and after some preliminary turbulence, the work of the interim board has gained favour amongst our nation’s cricket lovers,” Mthethwa mentioned in a press release issued by the sports activities division on Thursday morning. “Accordingly, I’m assured that this extension will allow the interim board to provide a constructive and actionable report that incorporates the reforms required to assist South African cricket realise their indubitable expertise.”
Mthethwa may also think about an extra extension if needed.
The board is at present occupied with disciplinary proceedings in opposition to CSA’s firm secretary Welsh Gwaza and appearing CEO Kugandrie Govender and is defending itself in court docket in opposition to considered one of its members, former South African Cricketers Affiliation president Omphile Ramela, who was faraway from the board. CSA are nonetheless with out a everlasting CEO and no date has been set for its AGM, which was postponed final 12 months.
Firdose Moonda is ESPNcricinfo’s South Africa correspondent