CSA plans to boot out African teams from Africa T20 Cup

Cape Town – Cricket South Africa (CSA) isplanning on booting out African teams from the Africa T20 Cup and the tournament will now be called the CSA Provincial T20 tournament. The T20 Cup was formed in 2015 as a curtain-raiser to the South African domestic season with local semi-professional franchises taking part in it. The Witness has been reliably informed that CSA, which earlier this year announced its plans to restructure domestic cricket as of May 2020, sees no need to accommodate the other African countries anymore. “It’s not called Africa T20 Cup anymore, it’s called CSA Provincial T20 because the African teams are no longer part of it,” said the source. “It’s just provincial teams now and there will be at least 15 teams. I was told it’s five groups of three teams each. “It involves the normal 13 teams that are participants in the CSA 3-Day Provincial Cup and CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge. Now they have added Limpopo and Mpumalanga to make it 15 teams.” CSA head of communications Koketso Gaofetoge did not deny that African teams are no longer going to be part of the tournament, but said everything would be confirmed next week. Last year, a total of 20 tea...

Chernobyl True Story: What The HBO Miniseries Gets Right (& Changes)

Everyone knows of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, but hardly anyone knows what actually happened, and series creator Craig Mazin hopes to tell the true story with his HBO miniseries, Chernobyl. The true story of Chernobyl is a complicated one, seeing as the Soviet Union initially attempted to withhold as much information as possible, even causing the delayed evacuation of nearby citizens – all of which is addressed in the Chernobyl miniseries. But there’s more to the story, of course. While HBO’s Chernobyl certainly wasn’t filmed at the Chernobyl site itself or in the neighboring city of Pripyat, it was shot in Lithuania and Ukraine and did utilize real structures that were built during the Soviet Union’s reign. Furthermore, there are numerous aspects of the Chernobyl miniseries that viewers may call into questions, such as the choice not to use Russian accents, but everything from the ground-up was a conscious decision by the people involved with the project. As for everything else – from the real and fake people portrayed in the miniseries to the down-to-the-minute events that saved Europe from widespread nuclear fallout – we break dow...