The Interim Board of Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Saturday welcomed the choice taken by nearly all of the Members’ Council to simply accept the precept of a majority impartial Board led by an impartial Chairperson. This paves the best way for the formal modification of CSA’s Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) and units the cricket administration on a brand new governance path.
Interim Board Chair, Stavros Nicolaou, in an official assertion mentioned: “This can be a landmark second for South African cricket administration. It lays a strong basis for clear and sound governance sooner or later. It’s 9 years because the Nicholson Report advisable a majority impartial Board and the second has lastly been seized to make a clear break with the previous. It’s a step within the route of clear, revolutionary and finest follow governance for cricket. “A brand new Board, comprised of people with a stability of ability, cricketing information and the flexibility to make sure accountability, is required to manage the trendy recreation. It’s hoped, too, that this new governance construction will lay a basis for on-field success and restore public religion within the administration of the sport.”
Nicolaou went on to say: “A brand new majority impartial Board ought to make sure that our nation as soon as once more takes its rightful place on the Worldwide Cricket Council. We’re conscious of the deep public concern expressed concerning previous governance failures in cricket. We belief that gamers, sponsors and all who love the sport will take consolation within the newest developments and the historic settlement reached between the Board and the Members’ Council yesterday.” The Interim Board will now finalise the technicalities associated to the modification of the MOI and setting a date for CSA’s lengthy overdue 2020 AGM.
“We’re wanting ahead to the AGM the place the brand new governance construction can be adopted unanimously by the members,” Nicolaou concluded. (ANI)
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