Haroon Lorgat's presence may affect India-South Africa cricket ties

No BCCI official in India was willing to speak openly on the issue, but a top Board functionary said that the BCCI would prefer if Lorgat was not selected for the post.

updated: July 11, 2013 16:44 IST
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Johannesburg: A top contender for the CEO's post in Cricket South Africa, Haroon Lorgat's appointment could end up creating a rift between the CSA and the BCCI, which is opposed to the former ICC official joining here.

Lorgat is among the three contenders short-listed by CSA for the post and technically the favourite given his administrative experience in international cricket but the BCCI's opposition could go against him.

There have been reports that the Indian Cricket Board has threatened to pull out of the upcoming tour to South Africa if the former ICC CEO is appointed as CSA's CEO, something that was confirmed by the CSA's independent director Norman Arendse earlier.

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