Ken Borland
Sports Journalist
3 minute read
30 Oct 2021
8:05 am

Ill-equipped leadership at CSA hits a nerve again

Ken Borland

How to properly acknowledge BLM has been a problem for the Proteas for more than a year.

Temba Bavuma of South Africa takes the knee ahead of the T20 World Cup match against West Indies this week. Picture: Francois Nel/Getty Images

Ill-equipped leadership is something which really hits a nerve when it comes to South African cricket, largely due to the incompetent and self-serving Board and CEO which the game here had to labour under between 2017 and 2019. So it was distressing this week to see the new CSA Board suffer their first mis-step, showing the same sort of reactionary leadership of their predecessors rather than the proactive management that is required of a billion rand organisation. The Proteas have been grappling among themselves with issues of a new team culture for these changing times, especially since Black Lives Matter...