Cricket South Africa board chairperson Iqbal Khan has resigned with immediate effect.
Earlier this week, professor Shirley Zinn resigned as an independent director of the CSA board as well.
Khan and Zinn’s resignations have come amid widespread criticism of CSA chief executive officer Thabang Moroe.
More recently revoke the media accreditation of outspoken cricket journalists Telford Vice, Firdose Moonda, Ken Borland, Stuart Hess and Neil Manthorp. The accreditation has since been reinstated – and Moroe has apologised.
CSA’s director of cricket position is still vacant a mere three weeks before the start of the Proteas’ four-Test series against England. Former captain Graeme Smith formally interviewed for the post – and is in ongoing discussions with CSA.
The new team director role, too, is still without a permanent appointment. Lions head coach Enoch Nkwe held the post in an interim capacity for the tour of India earlier this year. South Africa drew the T20I series and lost three Tests during that tour. A full-time appointment, however, hasn’t been made yet.