Cricket

Cricket SA mum on Majola snub

2012-10-08 16:42
Gerald Majola (Gallo Images)
Johannesburg - The reasons for the dismissal of a special plea lodged on behalf of suspended Cricket SA (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola could not be disclosed, CSA's lawyer said on Monday.

"I am not at liberty to disclose why the special plea was dismissed, but the reasons have been made known to both parties," said Nicholas Preston of Glyn Marias.

"All I can confirm is that the special plea was dismissed and that we were given a 17-page document to explain why.

"It would be difficult for me to summarise such a document for you."

Majola's lawyer, Pumezo David, of Knowles Husain Lindsay, has been unavailable for comment since advocate Karel Tip, chairperson of the disciplinary hearing, last week dismissed Majola's special plea and announced the hearing would go ahead this week.

"The disciplinary hearing was meant to start tomorrow (Tuesday), but it has been stood down to Wednesday morning," Preston said.

"The original hearing was scheduled to last six days, but some of those days have already been taken up with the special plea.
"We have scheduled two days this week and an additional few days next week."

Majola was suspended in March after a long-running bonus scandal following the 2009 Indian Premier League T20 tournament which was hosted by South Africa.

His hearing will take place behind closed doors at CSA's offices in Illovo, Johannesburg.
 

Read more on:    csa  |  gerald majola  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
6 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 
 
Featured Blog

The stock of Bulls and Sharks 2014 Super Rugby jerseys are slowly becoming available after the festive season break, writes blogger Baylion.

Latest blogs
Vote

What was the No 1 reason for the Proteas losing their ICC World Twenty20 semi-final to India?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

TV schedule Plan your couch time with our searchable sport TV guide

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.