Cricket South Africa supports racial quota targets despite the elimination of Bavuma
CAPE TOWN: Cricket South Africa (CSA) remains committed to its transformation agenda according to President Chris Nenzani, despite missing racial quota objectives for the second test running against England in Newlands.
To correct the country's imbalances racial segregation In the era, CSA targets two black African players and four of the mestizo and Indian communities in each team, averaged during the year. In the last two tests, this has fallen short in two.
Black african batter Temba Bavuma He missed the first game of the four-game series in Pretoria due to an injury, but, despite being the vice captain on the recent tour of India in October, he was ignored for the second's selection and sent back to play for Your provincial union.
He has a modest test average of 31.24 of 39 games since making his debut in 2014.
Bavuma's exclusion meant the racial quota for South African Cricket The teams again fell short in Cape Town, which provoked some criticism on social networks and raised doubts from local media.
CSA is fully aware of the fact that transformation is a very critical strategy to achieve equity in our country, Nenzani said in a press release on Saturday.
Our commitment has been demonstrated in the policies adopted regarding the transformation since February 2013. This commitment remains as central to our governance and operations as it has been in recent years.
With regard to our national representative teams, the evaluation of the achievement of the objectives over a year is intended to give the team management the flexibility to select teams based on the unique matching requirements and in line with the Obtaining objective realities.
CSA has also been publicly criticized for not doing more to develop the game in rural areas of the country, where access to facilities and opportunities remains low for much of the population.
But Nenzani says that the South African government has not done its part in an agreement signed with CSA five years ago to work on repairing this.
In 2015, a tripartite agreement was signed by the then Department of Sports and Recreation, the Department of Basic Education and CSA, he said.
The full implementation of this agreement has not yet been experienced. The state has a fundamental role in reversing the legacy of our past divided into sport.
"As the national federation for Cricket , we are committed to our obligation to redress of the past patterns of inequality but we cannot do it alone."