Johannesburg, Dec.18 (ANI): Cricket South Africa is set to celebrate 25 years of its readmission into the international cricket next year, after the country’ cricket suffered for more than two decades due to its apartheid regime.
CSA, rechristened as the United Cricket Board of South Africa (UCBSA), officially came into force on June 29, 1991, at a meeting held at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg and was admitted to the International Cricket Council the following month.
Reflecting on the upcoming occasion, CSA President Chris Nenzani said that it was important that they should celebrate this milestone in an appropriate manner, adding that he would like to pay tribute to those people who brought about their unity in cricket in such a harmonious and constructive manner, Sport24 reported.
Meanwhile, CSA Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat commented that they can joyfully reflect on a wonderful first 25 years that is worthy of being celebrated. He added that their performances on the field have lived up to the most optimistic of expectations, insisting that they can be very proud of owning some of the world’s greatest players.
CSA is planning to honour player achievements and records dating back to re-admission. (ANI)