The difference between the South African Test side and the current Twenty20 outfit is the same as buying a Volvo for its performance and reliability, and then switching to a Fiat Uno that may or may not break down on the N1.
Let's take a look at how the hosts did, despite rain ruining the Port Elizabeth Test, to overcome the Caribbean visitors with relative ease. The first Test was particularly good, after a tough start, while Cape Town ended with a bang.
Let's take a look at the best Test performers this calendar year, from around the world, and see which players crack the nod for our 2014 Team of the Year.
There are some players who thrive under the pressure of captaincy, and some who are discombobulated by it. Sachin Tendulkar did not like being captain, and for some reason everyone assumed Hashim Amla would be the same.
The Big Bash League has grown in popularity with both fans and overseas players in the four years since it began, and this year's edition promises some exciting clashes, with big names from around the globe adding to the appeal.