UCBSA Press Release: Cronje banned
PRESS STATEMENT Wednesday 11 October 2000 The following resolution was passed by the General Council of the United Cricket Board of South Africa on October 4 2000. The President of the United Cricket Board of South Africa, Adv Percy Sonn, faxed the resolution to Mr Leslie Sackstein, attorney for Mr Hansie Cronje,today. According to the resolution, Mr Cronje has seven days from today to make representations to the General Council regarding the resolution.
The UCBSA Council, having taken account of:
1. The content of the evidence by Hansie Cronje to the King Commission;
2. His public declaration that he severed all ties with cricket under the jurisdiction/auspices of UCBSA; and
3. The UCBSA's authority in terms of its Constitution;
Hereby intends to ban Hansie Cronje for life from all activities of the United Cricket Board of South Africa and its Affiliates. The Council further resolves to afford Hansie Cronje the opportunity to make representations to it within 7 (seven) days of notice to him or his legal representatives if he desires to do so. Resolution taken in Johannesburg on 4 October 2000 at a general meeting of the Council of the United Cricket Board of South Africa.