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Developments at CSA of grave concern - Standard Bank

Sponsor will meet organisation today in wake of recent reports

Standard Bank gravely concerned about developments at Cricket South Africa (CSA)

JOHANNESBURG – 2 DECEMBER 2019: As a major sponsor of the South African men’s national cricket team, Standard Bank will meet CSA today in the wake of governance and conduct media reports which have brought the name of cricket into disrepute.

Standard Bank Group Chief Marketing Officer, Thulani Sibeko, says cricket in South Africa is a national asset and should be nurtured to thrive.

“In recognition of the widespread interest in and support for cricket, we value the right of South Africans and the broader cricket community to know about developments within CSA, especially those that relate to governance and conduct.

Standard Bank is hopeful that we will emerge from the meeting with CSA assured that our concerns, and those of other stakeholders, will be addressed speedily,” says Thulani.

Issued by Standard Bank, 2 December 2019