I will do my level best to understand BCCI's unhappiness, says Haroon Lorgat

Lorgat also takes charge of a troubled CSA after its last permanent CEO was sacked in an unauthorized bonus scandal.

updated: July 22, 2013 19:08 IST
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Johannesburg: Former ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat said Monday he was "saddened" by what he called his "poor relationship" with India's cricket board, a situation that led to the powerful BCCI even expressing its opposition to him leading South African cricket.

Despite India's concerns, Lorgat was appointed Cricket South Africa's new chief executive officer on Saturday, with CSA insisting its own issues took priority.

"We will take decisions guided by what the interests of CSA are," CSA President Chris Nenzani said at a news conference on Monday to officially welcome Lorgat to the role.

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