Lancashire veteran batsman Ashwell Prince has spoken up for the first time since his clash with Yorkshire's Andrew Gale, and has defended his opponent by saying he didn't consider Gale to have made racist comments.
The Northern Knights continued their great run of form at the Champions League T20, having qualified against expectations and then beating the Cobras by 33 runs in their first group match of the event proper.
Former South Africa batsman Ashwell Prince retires from the game at the end of this County season, but has revealed that he is considering retracting that decision and playing for one more year.
Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale has been charged with a level three ECB Code of Conduct breach, after his altercation with Lancashire's South African batsman Ashwell Prince, in which Gale referred to Prince's Kolpak status.
South Africa spinner Dane Piedt has one Test to his name, and is playing for the Cape Cobras at the Champions League T20, but is already sure his future lies with the red ball, after a superb start.