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EXPLAINER | How exactly will Cricket SA's new governance structure be different?

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Cricket South Africa (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)
Cricket South Africa (Photo by Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)

After this past Friday's press briefing that saw all parties singing from the same hymn book for the first time in what seems an age, Cricket South Africa (CSA) can finally move towards the formation of a majority independent board.

This governance structure was envisaged in the Nicholson Report that was compiled by retired Judge Chris Nicholson back in 2012 in the aftermath of the Indian Premier League bonus scandal that claimed then-chief executive officer Gerald Majola.

That structure was initially not utilised, but considering recent administrative upheaval that needed a heavy-handed approach from Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa, CSA's member's council was effectively backed into a corner.

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