Haroon Lorgat came to Cricket SA (CSA) under a cloud‚ generated another almost immediately‚ and is leaving under yet another. July 2013: Lorgat is appointed CSA’s CEO in the wake of the bonus scandal and the partial restructure of the board that followed — and against the express wishes of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)‚ who had beef with Lorgat going back to his tenure as International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO. November 2013: The BCCI hack India’s tour to SA from 12 to seven matches‚ a move widely seen as retribution for CSA’s insistence on appointing Lorgat. As a result, CSA lose R218m in revenue. March 2014: Lorgat is cleared by an ICC investigation. The investigation related to allegations that Lorgat had knowledge of a controversial statement about the ICC Board and the Future Tours Programme by the ICC’s former legal head, David Becker. Lorgat was accused of helping prepare the statement but he was cleared. October 2014: CSA launch their "improved national e...

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