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Boland and North West Cricket named in Division 1 of Cricket SA’s new domestic structure

Cricket South Africa (CSA) officially gave the thumbs up to their much mooted new 15-team first-class system and sprung a few surprises during the announcement on Monday.

The new structure will see teams split 8-7 into Division 1 and Division 2 with automatic promotion and relegation to be implemented.

Boland‚ Eastern Province‚ Free State‚ Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal Coastal‚ North West Cricket‚ Northerns Cricket and Western Province were announced as Division 1 teams during the virtual briefing.

Division 2 will be made up of South Western Districts‚ Easterns Cricket‚ KwaZulu-Natal Inland‚ Border‚ Limpopo‚ Northern Cape and Mpumalanga.

The two divisions will stay in place for the 2021/22 season and 2022/23 season after which there will be automatic promotion and relegation between tiers‚ said CSA interim board chairperson Dr Stavros Nicolaou.

More to follow…..

– TimesLIVE

Source: ARENA Holdings.


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