Cricket South Africa have announced that the bulk of the inaugural Africa T20 Cup matches will be televised, with the tournament taking place in September and October in the gap that had been reserved for the Champions League T20.
The ICC chief executive David Richardson has conceded that cricket’s governing body took the controversial decision to reduce the number of teams for the next two global tournaments because of a mega broadcasting deal.
The typo on the logo, and CSA’s amusing apology, distracted all and sundry from the real news of a month-long tournament that will see 16 teams compete for the trophy. The finer details are worth looking at.
Former Kenya batsman Steve Tikolo has urged the country’s players and administrators to work together to get the team back to the top section of world cricket, saying they need more reasons to celebrate.
Pakistan is set to host African associate side Kenya in five limited-overs matches in December, with the Kenyans making a rare trip to the nation that hasn’t hosted a full ICC member side within its borders since 2009.