Cricket in Africa ruined by Qouta system, Kolpak deal & Administration.?

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Cricket in Africa ruined by Qouta system, Kolpak deal & Administration.?

Post by Stoneman Returns » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:40 pm

Last 5 to 8 years, level of cricket in africa has gone down massively. Associate teams like Kenya & Namibia who once looked to be in the rising phase is now missing from that stage. Politics & Mismanagement has destroyed these two teams's future growth.

Zimbabwe, shining team of 90s, a test playing nation, has reached the level of division 2 league tier teams, as they are getting challanged by teams like Netherlands.Poor administration that failed to solve financial issues, inclusion of qouta system, Kolpak deals, lucrative offers from clubs in England is not only attracting the star players but also the Under 19s who are showing least interested in playing for their own country and are migrating to other countries.Zimbabwe Cricket blamed coach, support staffs and removed them for failing to qualify in Cricket World Cup 2019, and have brought back some old failures again to improve the game,but what's surprising is too see ZC Chairman, who didn't give resignation for the failure instead he has been again re - elected as Chairman.


South Africa's current form in World Cup, clearly indicates that the team is in declining mode and has been worsely affected by promishing players opting for Kolpak Deals. Players like Colin Ingram,Hardus Viljoen,Simon Harmer,Stiaan van Zyl, David Weise, Kyle Abbot, Rilee Rossouw, Merchant de Lange, Heino Kuhn,Duanne Olivier could have added a great value for their national team in the present World Cup. South African side always had been a team as contenders of the World Cup. From 1992 to 2015 they won games and qualified for the knock out stages. For the first time they are already out from contention due to worst performance, country's sports policy of colour politics and boards failure to keep players away from kolpak deal has hurt them and after world cup there could be some more players retiring from international cricket.

Cricket Boards of these teams have nothing to say except blamming ICC and Asian Cricket, where talents are not being screwed by politics, quota and performance graph of other asian team has been upwards with huge fan following. Cricket in Africa seems struggling for existance can be blown away unless they bring new policies to improve their game through better administration.
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Re: Cricket in Africa ruined by Qouta system, Kolpak deal & Administration.?

Post by jaybro » Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:40 am

Looking at what has happened since 2003 where there were four African sides at the World Cup with 3 being really good/competitive sides it’s all been downhill since.

South Africa are losing players at an alarming rate and now are finishing near the bottom of the World Cup, Zimbabwe are on the verge of being expelled, Kenya are in WCL Div 3 and Namibia have only just got ODI status and have seen many other associates pass them by.

Cricket in Africa is really dying all over the continent
1.G.Flower 2.B.Taylor 3.M.Goodwin 4.A.Flower 5.D.Houghton 6.N.Johnson 7.T.Taibu 8.P.Strang 9.H.Streak 10.R.Price 11.H.Olonga 12.A.Campbell

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Re: Cricket in Africa ruined by Qouta system, Kolpak deal & Administration.?

Post by Googly » Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:25 am

The state of cricket in Zim and SA is closely linked to their economies, both are in tatters, especially ours. You guys outside have no idea what it’s like here, it’s an absolute disaster and there’s no way out. Zanu, like ZC will cling to power with everything they have, and similarly if they ever get replaced the incoming now have so little to work with that a turnaround is highly unlikely.
Here’s a good example- we’ve run out of wheat, wheat farmers urgently and desperately need electricity to irrigate or we have zip for next year, gov either doesn’t care or can’t do it. They won’t spend 80 million to save themselves double treble quadruple that next year. We’re dealing always with people who cannot see past tomorrow and are only in it for self gain.

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Re: Cricket in Africa ruined by Qouta system, Kolpak deal & Administration.?

Post by Googly » Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:36 am

Let me tell you the next calamity to befall us. No water!!!
So far we’ve had no currency for years, fuel shortages off and on for years, now no bread (and we know what happens in countries with no bread!), now worst of all is no electricity and with no solution for that.
The last nail is going to be no water, that’s coming fast here. Our water tables in Harare are finished through mismanagement and abuse and they haven’t built the additional dams they were supposed to near Harare and our existing dams can’t cope with the 4 million people now living here. The water is so toxic and completely unfit for human consumption and once again they can’t manage the purification. I’m not exaggerating this, watch to see what happens at the end of this dry season, it’s going to be a disaster. If it doesn’t rain and rain hard this coming season it’s going to be .... I don’t even have the word for it.

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Re: Cricket in Africa ruined by Qouta system, Kolpak deal & Administration.?

Post by Googly » Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:50 am

We live in a country with no money, no fuel, no water, no rain, no electricity and no food. :lol: and yet there are a substantial number of people that support this regime.
We’re headed for disaster here. I see Gov is tooling up to squash insurrection as well. Their new riot gear is show stopping and they’re practicing hard with it. There’s trouble coming.

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Re: Cricket in Africa ruined by Qouta system, Kolpak deal & Administration.?

Post by Googly » Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:52 am

And whilst this unfolds you’ll find MDC and Zanu in the same churches tomorrow, each praying for a different outcome, the irony and stupidity of that is completely lost on all of them.

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Re: Cricket in Africa ruined by Qouta system, Kolpak deal & Administration.?

Post by Mueddie28 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:48 am

Interesting Take
Is they any evidence of the shooting in Marondera.
Bullet holes in cars, Windows etc

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Re: Cricket in Africa ruined by Qouta system, Kolpak deal & Administration.?

Post by Googly » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:20 pm

Does a video of shots being fired, people scurrying for cover and the policeman who fired the shots being named, count? There’s no way it was a sanctioned hit, they have trained people for that, this was amateurish.
The cop was over zealous and maybe thought he’d get a promotion. Without road blocks to line their pockets and Xmas round the corner things are tight for everybody :lol:

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