South Africa

4:13 PM GMT Graeme Smith, South Africa’s acting director of cricket, has chosen “hardened, experienced” former team-mate Mark Boucher as coach of the men’s national side until the 2023 World Cup. Enoch Nkwe, the interim team director (a term that has now been scrapped), has been appointed Boucher’s assistant for the same period while former
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1:41 PM GMT Pressure is mounting on CSA’s board, specifically president Chris Nenzani and vice-president Beresford Williams, after financial services company Momentum, which sponsors CSA, issued an ultimatum over its tenure. In a statement released on Thursday afternoon, Momentum asked for the CSA board or Nenzani and Williams to step down as one of six
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Jacques Faul has become the acting CEO of CSA once again © Getty Images CSA have appointed Dr Jacques Faul as acting CEO. Faul replaces Thabang Moroe, who was suspended on Friday on allegations of misconduct. Faul is currently CEO of the Titans, the franchise based at SuperSport Park and has acted as CSA head
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11:05 AM GMT Thabang Moroe, the chief executive of Cricket South Africa, has been suspended with immediate effect, but with full pay, following allegations of misconduct. An investigation into his actions, which will include an independent forensic audit, is expected to be conducted soon. Chris Nenzani, the CSA president, has been tasked with appointing an
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8:34 AM GMT A second independent director has resigned from the Cricket South Africa board, deepening the crisis within its administration. Mohamed Iqbal Khan, who also acted as chairperson of the finance committee, stepped down on Wednesday evening alleging serious misconduct in the organisation, including credit card abuse. On Tuesday, Professor Shirley Zinn resigned as
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11:16 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Nelson Mandela Bay Giants’ Farhaan Behardien has been sidelined from the rest of the Mzansi Super League with injury. Thirty-nine-year-old Port Elizabeth-born Netherlands batsman Ryan ten Doeschate has been signed as Behardien’s replacement. Behardien brings a wealth of short-format experience, having played more then 350 T20s, including stints in the
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