EXPLAINER | Who, When, Where, What, Why of Nathi Mthethwa's notice of intervention into CSA

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Nathi Mthethwa. (Photo by Carl Fourie/Gallo Images)
Nathi Mthethwa. (Photo by Carl Fourie/Gallo Images)

Just when you thought Cricket South Africa's (CSA's) crisis had hit rock bottom, somehow the situation keeps digging new layers into the surface.

The latest is that Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa has sent a public formal notice to intervene into cricket - as well as having notified the International Cricket Council (ICC) - unless given compelling reasons not to by 27 October, close of business.

The ICC responded by saying they are monitoring the situation in South Africa, which, by all accounts, is a softer touch than what they showed Zimbabwe Cricket a year ago.

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