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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6:14 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff Bob Willis, legendary England fast bowler, dies aged 70The former England captain and fast bowler, who will be forever synonymous with England’s 1981 Ashes victory, died on December 4. Icon, survivor, grandee: Farewell Bob Willis, the man with the longest runAndrew Miller, ESPNcricinfo’s UK editor, writes a moving tribute in
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9:21 AM GMT Communication has been the word on almost everyone’s lips when it came to the decision to make George Bailey a selector alongside the selection chairman Trevor Hohns and the national team coach Justin Langer. It is an area in which, it is widely acknowledged, things need to improve between players and panel.
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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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4:45 AM GMT The Australia squad named for the Test series against New Zealand was probably one of the simpler discussions the selectors have had in recent times following back-to-back innings victories over Pakistan. However, there could be some tricky decisions on the horizon, most significantly around who would be the second spinner should one
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© Getty Images The South African Cricketers’ Association will discuss the possibility of a player strike at its board meeting on Friday, after a second breach of commercial rights by Cricket South Africa. On Wednesday, the SACA commenced a formal process against CSA for using the names and images of players in a fantasy league
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11:25 AM GMT Just a day after Karnataka State Cricket Association president Roger Binny said his administration was striving to keep cricket “clean”, a senior official of the state’s managing committee has been arrested as part of the ongoing investigation into corruption in the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). Sudhindra Shinde, a former Karnataka player, was
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4:46 AM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff West Indies have appointed Monty Desai as the batting coach of the senior men’s team on a two-year contract. Desai, who has held coaching roles with Afghanistan, Nepal, Indian regional teams and IPL teams Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Lions in a career of over 12 years, most recently worked with
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