Cricket South Africa resolves to suspend CEO Thabang Moroe

Cricket South Africa Chief Executive Thabang Moroe has been put under suspension “with pay”.

The Board of Directors of Cricket South Africa has taken a decision to put the Chief Executive Officer Thabang Moroe, on precautionary suspension with pay, with immediate effect.

The decision today (Friday) is taken on allegations of misconduct, pending further investigations. The decision to place Moroe on precautionary suspension follows from the reports received by the Social and Ethics Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board related to possible failure of controls in the organisation.

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During the course of Moroe’s precautionary suspension, a forensic audit of critical aspects of the business and the conduct of management related to such aspects shall be conducted by an independent forensic team. “In this regard, we urge all our stakeholder including sponsors, members of staff, players, volunteers and cricket fans to allow this process to unfold and we will provide updates on this matter,” CSA has stated in a Press release.

In the interim, the Board of Directors has mandated the Chairman to look at various options including holding discussions with Dave Richardson, the former Chief Executive Officer of the International Cricket Council (ICC), regarding the appointment of an Acting Chief Executive Officer for the duration of Moroe’s precautionary suspension.