CSA chair Stavros Nicolaou on 'Big 3' super power nations: 'Cricket’s growth is at risk'

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Australia captain Tim Paine reacts after dropping a catch off India's Hanuma Vihari.
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Cricket South Africa (CSA) interim board chair Dr Stavros Nicolaou expressed grave concern that the so-called "Big Three" nations' iron grip on cricket threatened the sport’s growth.

South Africa is still smarting from Australia’s decision to pull out of a tour that would have seen three Tests played in the country this month, generating much-needed revenue and interest in the sport.

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