After watching India get humiliated during their recently concluded five-Test series against England, it is time the Indian batsmen got off their high horses and played some county cricket.
India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has been granted permission from the BCCI to spend the rest of the India tour in England playing County cricket, though he does not have a club yet.
England and Sri Lanka have improved their positions on the ICC Test Team Championship after winning their series against India and Pakistan, respectively.
England's Joe Root has continued his impressive march up the rankings for Test Batsmen, having breaking into the top 10 for the first time in his career.
It is one of those statements that you take to be a euphemism for negotiating a pay off, but time will tell. Fletcher, one of the most experienced international coaches on the planet, now has a TV commentator as his boss.