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Cricket | Domestic Cricket

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AK Khan steps down as CSA acting president



Cricket South Africa (CSA) acting president AK Khan on Wednesday announced his decision to resign from all cricket administration with immediate effect.

He was first appointed acting president from February 12 to May 4, 2011, and then again from October 15, 2011, up until the current date.

Mr. Khan made his announcement at CSA’s Manco meeting on Wednesday evening and the decision has also been conveyed to the Board of Directors.

Mr. John Blair, the chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee, also handed in his resignation.

“In the first place I would like to thank the CSA family for the honour and privilege they have given me in leading the game in this country,” commented Mr. Khan. “I would particularly like to thank the Board of Directors for the support they gave given me.

“But the fact has to be faced that we have not been able to resolve the problem that has bedevilled our cricket for the past two years and I believe the time has come for fresh leadership to take the game forward. I am not and have never been a career cricket administrator and I will thus be retiring from the administration of the professional game altogether.

“I will be very happy to help my club, DHS Rhythm, as cricket at grassroots level has always been my passion.

“I would like to apologise to our fans and the country for the fact that this matter remains unresolved at the current time and I wish the future leadership of CSA all of the best.

“In conclusion I would like to wish the Proteas’ Castle Lager squad all the best for the second test match against New Zealand which starts in a few hours.”

Mr. Blair also stated that he felt the time had come for him to move on in the best interests of cricket.

CSA CEO Gerald Majola has indicated that he will not be making any public statement until he has met the Board of Directors on Saturday.

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