Pat Symcox (left) is clearly not happy with the current state of South Africa cricket amidst recent desmal performance by the national team © Getty Images
Pat Symcox (left) is clearly not happy with the current state of South Africa cricket amidst recent desmal performance by the national team © Getty Images

Former South African spinner Pat Symcox seems to be frustrated as the current state of South Africa cricket does not seem to be good according to him. The current state of cricket in the nation seems to be introuble as the national team seems to be struggling against a visiting English side, while the U-19 team has been suffereing a series of defeats as well in the U-19 World Cup being held at Bangladesh. South Africa also lost the four-match Test series to India in December 2015, while they alos lost to England 2-1 in the just concluded Test series and are already 0-2 down in the five match One-Day International (ODI) series against England. The Under-19 team lost to teams like Bangladesh, Namibia and also lost to Zimbabwe by eight runs, leading them to be ousted from the tournament. Neil McKenzie to become South Africa’s batting consultant

Former South Africa batsman Neil McKenzie is all set to join the Proteas side as a new batting consultant. According to Sport24, the 40-year-old revealed that Cricket South Africa (CSA) wants him to travel and work with the national side as and when required, including for the upcoming ICC World T20 in March. CSA, however, insisted that nothing has been confirmed as yet, adding that they would hold talks with McKenzie once he returns from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The former opening batsman, who retired from all forms of cricket recently, is currently playing in the Masters Champions League (MCL) in Dubai, which is aimed at giving retired players a chance to take the field again.