St George's Park History
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
St George's Park - Chapter 30 - Declaration of Intent
Chapter 30 - Declaration of Intent
The meeting adopted a Declaration of Intent.
a) To form one non-racial, democratic controlling body under a single constitution. The vision of non-racialism in a future South Africa shall include equality, irrespective of race, colour, creed, sex, religion, and shall mean equality in every sphere of life.
Non-racialism shall be the guiding principle in our endeavour to achieve unity, peace and harmony in cricket in our country.
b) To develop, administer and to make available opportunities for all those who wish to play cricket at all levels as soon as possible.
c) To immediately form a committee comprising members of the South African Cricket Board and the business community to formulate urgent strategies to urgently redress imbalances in regard to separate educational systems, sponsorships and facilities.
d) To contribute, through cricket, to the creation of a just society in South Africa, where everybody, democratically, has a common say and a common destiny.
e) To respect the sports moratorium against cricket tours to and from South Africa. To respect existing individual contracts pertaining to overseas professional cricketers playing in South Africa at present.
It will be the responsibility of the newly formed national body, thereafter, to determine the desirability of overseas professional cricketers playing in South Africa.
f) To have respect for, and obtain recognition from, and membership of, the International Cricket Council.
g) To establish a working relationship with SANROC and the Supreme Council of Sport in Africa.
h) To administer and share, with immediate effect, the resources within the development field.
i) To undertake to school the respective constituencies of the South African Cricket Board and the South African Cricket Union, of the spirit and letter with immediate effect.
At the January, 1991, Steering Committee meeting a directive was issued that provinces should form joint development committees to direct cricket development at grassroots level, Khaya Majola was appointed by SACB to work with Ali Bacher on a national development project.