IPL big buys were mostly a waste of cash

Early in the year the IPL held an auction for teams to buy players who had either been released by previous sides, or who were new to the market. A hefty chunk of cash was spent, but did the teams get value for their money?

Simons excusive part 1: CPL, IPL, MSD, KP, etc

Former South Africa all-rounder and coach Eric Simons will be coaching the new Caribbean Premier League side, the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, this season, and he had a chat to Cricket365 about the CPL, IPL, MSD, KP, etc.

Simons excusive part 2: Amla, CWC, McLaren

Former South Africa all-rounder, and Proteas, India, and Delhi coach, Eric Simons has been impressed with the way Hashim Amla has taken over the Test captaincy from Graeme Smith, and feels the Proteas will benefit from his calm persona.

Opinion: Common sense abandoned by Zim

Zimbabwe's cricketers have boarded a plane to Pakistan, departing Harare on Monday afternoon after much uncertainty, and the cricket world will watch the next 10 days with bated breath.

Stat Attack: SA's top award nominees

Cricket South Africa will host their gala awards evening on 3 June, with AB de Villiers in line to defend his Cricketer of the Year title, and if it were up to a public vote he'd be a dead certainty.