Tsotsobe's 8 year cricket ban shows CSA's uncompromising stance - Aslam Khota

Former Proteas and Highveld Lions player Lonwabo Tstotsobe has been banned from all forms of cricket for eight years, for match-fixing in relation to the Ram Slam tournament in 2015.

In April, the cricketer was charged by Cricket South Africa (CSA) for several breaches of its Anti-Corruption Code relating to the series.

Previous findings saw bans imposed on Gulam Bodi, Jean Symes, Pumi Matshikwe, Ethy Mbhalati, Thami Tsolekile and Alviro Petersen for offences under the code.

Stephen Grootes spoke to cricket commentator Aslam Khota.

This is a damning statement by the CSA. Indeed this reflects their attitude and how uncompromising they have been to all seven of these culprits. In fact more than anything else, to deter others and maintain the dignity of the sport.

Aslam Khota, cricket commentator

Instead of fighting back for his position, he got wayward, changed provinces and got tempted given his state of mind. We really can't accept this.

Aslam Khota, cricket commentator

If you take those seven names, most of them have had long term contracts, some of them even played international, so it is disappointing from that point of view.

Aslam Khota, cricket commentator

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