The tournament formerly known as the T20 Global League (T20GL) hit rock bottom — again — on Tuesday when SuperSport pulled out of its equity deal with Cricket South Africa (CSA). That promises to either derail the yet-to-launch competition for the second consecutive year or condemn it to a significantly more modest version than what was originally planned. "SuperSport [on Tuesday] announced that it will not be pursuing a proposed shareholding agreement with CSA for its domestic T20 tournament‚" the broadcaster said in a statement posted on its website. This would seem to fly in the face of earlier pronouncements by CSA‚ which said on July 16 that: "CSA has in writing thanked all prospective buyers for their interest in the league and have also communicated their decision in selecting the SuperSport equity model." The next day‚ in his first press conference as CSA’s appointed CEO‚ Thabang Moroe said: "We reached finality in terms of the equity deal with SuperSport." All of which was ...

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