Cricket South Africa appoints Haroon Lorgat as CEO

It has been reported earlier that the BCCI did not want Haroon Lorgat to head Cricket South Africa but with this announcement CSA might have rubbed the Indian board the wrong way.

updated: July 20, 2013 23:38 IST
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Former ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat was on Saturday appointed as the new chief executive officer of the Cricket South Africa (CSA), replacing the controversial Gerald Majola.

The CSA made the announcement in a terse statement after the board interviewed three shortlisted candidates for the position, although commentators have been saying that Lorgat was the top candidate.

"Mr Lorgat's appointment follows a thorough and rigorous process to fill this important position," CSA president Chris Nenzani said in the statement.

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