As the home of English cricket - world cricket - it's been suggested that Lord's inspires the opposition more than it does the hosts.
Former Proteas coach Eric Simons will be coaching the new CPL side, the Patriots and he had a chat to us about various crickety issues.
Eric Simons has been impressed with batsman Hashim Amla as a Test captain, and feels the Proteas will benefit from his calm persona.
The ECB have a tough task ahead to convince a big-name coach to take the England job. Who are the contenders, you ask?