Speaker Bio

Pat Symcox was a right-arm off-spin bowler and was known for his powerful hitting down the order and has a Test century to his name, scored against Pakistan.

Highest Test score 108. Symcox is co-holder of the highest ever ninth-wicket partnership with Mark Boucher of 195 runs against Pakistan.

Patrick Leonard Symcox (born 14 April 1960 in Kimberley) played 20 Tests and 80 One Day Internationals for South Africa in the 1990s and played provincial cricket for the Natal Dolphins in Durban.

Also played Provincial squash and Badminton, Pat Symcox made his International Cricket debut in 1993 when South Africa played against Sri Lanka. Pat Symcox became a fixture in the National Squad, primarily for his ability as a limited-overs player.

Symo was a right-arm off-spin bowler and was known for his powerful hitting down the order and has a Test century to his name, scored against Pakistan. Highest Test score 108. Symcox is co-holder of the highest ever ninth-wicket partnership with Mark Boucher of 195 runs against Pakistan

Symcox retired in 1998. His son, Russel, like his father, used to play provincial cricket for the Natal Dolphins.

During an ODI against Australia at the SCG in late-1997, play was stopped after the crowd pelted Symcox with projectiles, including an entire KFC barbecue chicken.

Pat Symcox was a Commentator for the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, along with Harsha Bhogle and Navjot Singh Sidhu on STAR Cricket and ESPN.

Pat is a much sought-after motivational speaker and after-dinner speaker.

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Pat travels from Durban and fees exclude travel and accommodation where required.

 

Standard keynote rate from R15 000 excl Taxes and travel.

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