That was a laughably weak spin attack by Cricket SA

03 December 2019 - 08:00
By Tom Eaton
Journalists Stuart Hess‚ Ken Borland‚ Neil Manthorp‚ Telford Vice and Firdose Moonda had their accreditations revoked by CSA.
Image: Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix Journalists Stuart Hess‚ Ken Borland‚ Neil Manthorp‚ Telford Vice and Firdose Moonda had their accreditations revoked by CSA.

On Sunday morning, many of SA’s leading cricket writers were surprised to find locked turnstiles and apologetic shrugs as they tried to go to work in ovals around the country.

Cricket SA’s hissy fit about journalists’ criticisms may be comical, but it was a moment that resonated far beyond the comfortable middle-class soap opera of sport.

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