There was no finer sight in cricket in the 1990s than watching Curtly Ambrose on song. His flowing run up, high action and out and out aggression was awe inspiring to watch.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul is just 46 runs away from surpassing Brian Lara's record as leading Test run scorer for the West Indies. He would have passed that landmark against Australian in the recent two Test series.
Jacques Kallis called time on his two decades in international cricket in July of last year, walking away from the game as South Africa's most prolific Test batsman, with 292 Test wickets and a record that puts him in the company of all-round legends.
I find Henry Davids sat next to his pool at his St Lucian hotel. He is in excellent spirits although he tells me he has had some sleepless nights thanks to jetlag that wouldn't go away.
When hearing the name Mignon du Preez, the average person on the street can be forgiven for not knowing who that is, but the South Africa women's captain, 'Minx' as she is known to friends, is determined to change that.