Thabang Moroe has been appointed as the new chief executive of Cricket South Africa (CSA).  Moroe has been the Acting Chief Executive for the past year and therefore he will take up his position with immediate effect and will serve a three-year contract. Also Read - Former South Africa Pacer Vernon Philander's Younger Brother Shot Dead in Cape Town

“Moroe’s appointment follows a thorough and rigorous process to fill this important position,” commented CSA president Chris Nenzani. “I would like to express my appreciation to the sub-committee of the Board as well as my colleagues on the Board who have brought this matter to a highly satisfactory conclusion. Also Read - Mzansi Super League 2020 Postponed to Next Year Due to Coronavirus

“Moroe has done an excellent job over the past year in taking over this position in circumstances that were far from ideal. In congratulating him on his appointment I look forward to his continuing the path set out by his predecessor of achieving our goal to be the best run sports federation on the continent and to be among the best in the world,” Nenzani added. Also Read - Olympic Body Asks Cricket South Africa to Step Aside, Takes Control

In September 2017, Haroon Lorgat had stepped down as the CSA chief executive.

South Africa are presently in Sri Lanka where they are playing a two-match Test series. The Faf du Plessis-led side suffered an embarrassing 278-run loss in the opening Test at Galle. The second match will be played at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo on July 20.