CSA offers Test to Zimbabwe

2014-01-23 19:05
Cricket SA (File)
Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) has proposed a Test between South Africa and Zimbabwe before Australia tour these shores next month, the ESPNcricinfo website reports.

Australia visit South Africa for three Tests and three T20s, starting with the first Test in Centurion on February 12.

CSA wants the Proteas to get enough game-time before the Aussies, who are fresh off a 5-0 Ashes walloping of England, arrive.

However, whether the Test is played or not depends on the situation between Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and its players, who are on strike because they have not been paid.

This move could be an attempt from CSA to gain Zimbabwe's support when the draft proposal for a revamp of the ICC's administrative structure comes to vote at the Executive Board's quarterly meeting in Dubai on January 28 and 29.

The draft proposal is reported to give the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Cricket Australia (CA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) the majority say in the decision-making of the sport.

CSA's position on the draft, which will concentrate power with the BCCI, ECB and CA, is that the idea was "fundamentally flawed" and "in breach of the ICC constitution."

Read more on:    csa  |  cricket


Read News24’s Comments Policy 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
Comments have been closed for this article.

Previous Results

Date Match Result

Who will win the upcoming India v Proteas three-match ODI series?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

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