Cricket SA were summoned to a meeting late on Monday by their biggest sponsor, Standard Bank, after the ongoing fallout from their attempt to ban five journalists from covering Mzansi Super League games on Sunday.

Cricket SA’s decision was greeted by wide condemnation from the SA National Editors’ Forum (Sanef)‚ the SA Cricketers’ Association (Saca) and the nation’s cricket lovers...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now