Cape Town - Former Proteas batsman Neil
McKenzie has announced his retirement from cricket.
McKenzie, 39, scored an unbeaten
double-century in his final first class match as the Highveld Lions celebrated
their Sunfoil Series crowning with an innings and 51-run victory over the
Warriors at the Wanderers on Sunday.
It was a fitting end to McKenzie's 20-year
long first-class career in which he scored 19 041 runs, with 53 tons at an
average of 45.77.
McKenzie played 58 Tests for the Proteas,
scoring 3 253 runs at an average of 37.39.
He also featured in 64 ODIs, scoring 1 688
runs at 37.51, as well as two T20 internationals.