SATURDAY PROFILE | CSA chairperson Lawson Naidoo: Racism alive in cricket 'as it is within broader SA society'

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Lawson Naidoo (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)
Lawson Naidoo (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)

Cricket South Africa chairperson Lawson Naidoo says racism is alive in South African cricket, like it is elsewhere in society. Naidoo speaks to James de Villiers about why he believes the disciplinary action against Mark Boucher and Graeme Smith was handled "absolutely correctly", the financial dangers facing cricket, and why he chose to break ties with the ANC back in 2009. 

At the start of our interview, the chairperson of Cricket South Africa (CSA), Lawson Naidoo, quickly admits there is racism in South African cricket. 

But, Naidoo, 59, interjects: "Racism is as much alive as it is within broader South African society." 

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