As the first Test in Cardiff approaches, here is the obligatory 'key battles' piece that the cricketing laws require every outlet to publish.
In shorter formats, Pallekele is good for the batsmen, but experience has shown that after two days the deck begins to slow and crumble.
There was no finer sight in the 1990s than watching Sir Curtly. His flowing run up, high action, and aggression were inspiring.
In their efforts to make the England cricket team more palatable, the ECB set up an interview with skipper Alastair Cook and two kids.
Peter Miller had a chat to legendary former South Africa allrounder Jacques Kallis about his retirement, his T20 career and the Proteas.