Heinz Schenk
4 minute read
24 Jan 2020
7:16 am

Why South African cricket is sinking into the mire

Heinz Schenk

It's an undoubted 'perfect storm' as governance implosions take place right next failing on-field systems.

SA cricket is failing. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images)

When the Proteas walk onto the field at the Wanderers in the final Test against England on Friday, they'll be caught between a rock and a hard place. Should they come unstuck again and concede the series 3-1 to the visitors, a few panic buttons will be pushed. A victory would see them square the skirmish two-all, but it will only plaster over the cracks. South African cricket is in undeniable trouble - literally across the board. Here's why. A pronounced lack of depth There's no other way than to come over as disrespecting, but the current Proteas Test side...