Sunday, 25 October 2020 13:45

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Cricket South Africa has confirmed on Sunday that acting president Beresford Williams has handed in his resignation with immediate effect.

CSA confirmed the departures of Williams, Angelo Carolissen, Tebogo Siko, John Mogodi and Donovan May, all members of the Members’ Council and the CSA board, in a string of Tweets, while thanking them for their services.

This comes after reports earlier this week that the whole CSA board would be dissolved by the Members Council, following a resolution that was taken at a meeting on Thursday that the board would step down after pressures from the Minister of Sport Nathi Mthethwa.

CSA has long been under the spotlight for the corporate mess of governance that has unfolded this year due to the infamous Fundudzi report that has implicated many of the board members, including Williams.

Mthethwa also wrote a letter to Williams two weeks ago to inform him of government plans to intervene at the organisation after failed dialogue between the Ministry of Sport and CSA.

In a final Tweet, CSA said they "understands and appreciates the Board members reasoning behind their resignations, based on their love for cricket and their respect of CSA."