That was a laughably weak spin attack by Cricket SA


That was a laughably weak spin attack by Cricket SA

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On Sunday morning, many of SA’s leading cricket writers were surprised to find locked turnstiles and apologetic shrugs as they tried to go to work in ovals around the country.

A few confused phone calls and texts later, they discovered why: their press accreditation had been revoked by Cricket South Africa, apparently with the approval of its CEO, Thabang Moroe.

They were understandably upset. Cricket fans were aghast. The South African National Editors Forum was alerted. Sponsors were tagged into angry tweets...

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