Haroon Lorgat says he offered to step aside from BCCI dealings

Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat says it was solely his decision to step aside from dealings with BCCI so that India's tour of South Africa remains on the calendar.

updated: October 28, 2013 21:28 IST
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Johannesburg: Haroon Lorgat (file photo)Cricket South Africa (CSA) CEO Haroon Lorgat has said that stepping aside from dealing with the BCCI was his decision as he didn't want to create any hurdle in the way of upcoming bilateral series between the two countries.

A week ago, the BCCI had given its consent to the long-awaited tour of South Africa after CSA withdrew Lorgat from dealings with India and ICC, until an investigation into the controversial comments made by the ICC's former legal head David Becker, and Lorgat's alleged role in it, was over.

However, Lorgat told 'Eyewitness News' on Sunday that it was solely his own decision to step aside.

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