Chris Nenzani resigns as Cricket South Africa president

Chris Nenzani has resigned as the president of Cricket South Africa (CSA) with effect from August 15, the cricket board confirmed in a statement.

Nenzani has led Cricket South Africa since 2013.   -  Getty Images

Chris Nenzani has resigned as the president of Cricket South Africa (CSA) with effect from August 15, the cricket board confirmed in a statement.

"Mr. Nenzani has led Cricket South Africa with dedication and astutely since 2013. Mr. Nenzani has provided valuable leadership, insight, assistance and direction in advancing the game of cricket with a focus on achieving transformation and access for the majority of the South African population." the statement read.

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"On behalf of Cricket South Africa’s Members’ Council and the Board of Directors we thank Mr. Nenzani for his contributions to Cricket South Africa and for being a loyal servant to the game of cricket. We wish him well in his future endeavours and we are sure that he will continue to contribute to the game of cricket."

A new president and chairman will be appointed at the annual general meeting scheduled for September 5.

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