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Embattled local cricket goes ‘Greek’ as cash becomes tight

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It’s austerity all the way as Cricket South Africa announces a reduction in domestic games for next season.


26 Mar 2020
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Embattled local cricket goes ‘Greek’ as cash becomes tight

Dr. Jacques Faul CSA Acting CEO during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 launch at Willowmoore Park on December 19, 2019 in Benoni, South Africa. (Photo by Christiaan Kotze - ICC/ICC via Getty Images)

South Africa’s domestic cricketers, much like Greece had to do after the great recession of a decade ago, officially moved into austerity as Cricket South Africa announced a revised competitions structure for next season. Although the six franchises will remain at the top tier of professional cricket, they will play a reduced number of games. In both the four-day tournament and the Momentum One-Day Cup, the franchises will be split into two groups of three. ALSO READ: CSA make a call on franchise champions Each group will play each other home and away, while also playing a single round against...

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