Cape Town – It is “scandalous” that Newlands has lost its
traditional New Year Test match because of the severe shortening of India’s
summer tour of South Africa.
Fans slam 'disgraceful' CSA
So says Mark Nicholas, one of the game’s most high-profile
television personalities because of his role as host of Channel 9’s cricket
coverage in Australia.
“The job of administration is to act as a conduit between
the product, which is the game in whatever format, and its audience. The
boardroom is not a place for self-interest – though you would barely believe it
in cricket’s hugely political marketplace.”