South Africa to consider franchise 'quotas'

While the six top-tier franchises have picked numerous mixed-race or Asian-origin cricketers in recent seasons, there has been a dearth of black Africans on view.

updated: October 03, 2013 10:18 IST
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Capetown: South African cricket officials are set to consider a proposal forcing professional franchises to include at least two black Africans in every team.

Another item expected to be discussed at an October 11 Cricket South Africa (CSA) meeting will be the need for second-tier, semi-professional provincial sides to select three black Africans.

CSA have not commented officially on the proposals, but an official who attended recent transformation talks told AFP both issues would be debated.

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