[LISTEN] CSA CEO, President, needs to resign, the entire board has failed: Arendse

[LISTEN] CSA CEO, President, needs to resign, entire board has failed: Arendse

"They must resign and they must do so as soon as possible, and there must be a clean-up of the game."

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Former Cricket South Africa (CSA) president, Norman Arendse has laid the blame for the chaotic state of affairs at the sport's governing body at the feet of its CEO, Thabang Moroe. 

In addition, he says the current President, Chris Nenzani is complicit and should fall on his sword. 

He was commenting on the open letter he penned to the CSA board and the cricket fraternity at large. 

[OPEN LETTER] Norman Arendse calls on CSA to get its house in order 'before its too late'

"What moved me to this point was utter desperation and frustration and obvious deep concern with the state of our cricket," says Arendse. 

His letter came in the wake of dismal results by the national team, a poor financial showing by CSA and, most recently, the banning of 5 sports journalists after they wrote critically about CSA and the race for the position of Director of Cricket. 

Former Proteas Captian, Graeme Smith had been viewed as the front-runner for the position, but Smith withdrew from contention, saying he was not confident that he would have been given the freedom to do the job on his own terms if he continued in the application process.

Arendse says the condemnation from the cricket fraternity of the chaos at CSA has been resounding. 

Listen below as Arendse explains his concerns with the state of cricket in SA at the moment: 

Arendse says he doubts CSA can be salvaged under its current leadership. 

"They must resign and they must do so as soon as possible, and there must be a clean-up of the game," he says. 

Listen below to Arendse's concerns: 

Arendse points out that the chaos around the in-coming tour of England, which he says "looks doomed" speaks to the extent of the instability at CSA. 

Listen below as Arendse talks about the in-coming England tour: 

Arendse insists that sweeping changes are needed, starting with the CEO, followed by the President. 

"I cannot imagine that the President of Cricket SA is not aware of what's going on and by not doing anything he is complicit in it," says Arendse. 

He maintains the entire board is failing and that part of the challenge is that some of the directors don't have a background in cricket. 

"Your job is to hold the CEO accountable and to do that you need to know the game, you need to ask the right questions, and you need to interrogate what they are doing," he says. 

Listen below as Arendse explains what he believes is needed to turn things around at CSA:  

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