Ken Borland
Sports Journalist
2 minute read
11 Jun 2020
8:11 am

Officials aiming to relaunch domestic cricket later this month

Ken Borland

Though no spectators will be allowed, Cricket SA hopes the sport will resume with a new format featuring three teams at the end of June.

Cricket SA chief executive Jacques Faul, seen here at Newlands cricket ground in Cape Town, is confident the sport will resume on June 27. Picture: Gallo Images

Only government approval stands in the way of cricket resuming at the end of the month, and Cricket South Africa is optimistic it will get the go-ahead for a return to action on June 27. At first only the Proteas would be cleared to play, the federation confirmed, but all the country's top cricketers were set to be involved in a made-for-TV match at SuperSport Park in Centurion on the last Saturday of June. With no spectators allowed, a different format featuring three different teams would be trialled and televised live by SuperSport. "Government has to gazette the level three...