Cricket SA take note: going to war with scribes is a very bad ...

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Cricket SA take note: going to war with scribes is a very bad idea

Instead, they should focus on their maladministration and chronic inability to make critical decisions

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Let’s not get this twisted, Cricket South Africa shot itself in the foot and bowled the mother of all no-balls when it decided to revoke the accreditations of five cricket journalists on Sunday.

It’s censorship of the highest order and, honestly, crass stupidity from an organisation that can ill afford to start a war with the media.

The fact that CSA were summoned to a meeting by sponsors on Monday afternoon highlights the gravity of this situation. No clear-thinking sponsor wants to be attached to a brand/organisation that’s at loggerheads with scribes. That’s bad for business...

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