West Indies legend Michael Holding, more a fan of Test cricket traditionally, has come out in support of the Caribbean Premier League, saying the new contest will help develop young talent in the region.
Hot on the heels of Kevin Pietersen's praise of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's "clever captaincy" in the Indian Premier League, Tim Ellis contrasts key credentials among Test cricket's current skippers.
The veteran Dwayne Bravo has replaced all-rounder Darren Sammy as the West Indies' ODI captain, ahead of next month's Champions Trophy campaign in England.
It was such a spine-tingling delight to watch Chris Gayle's record-breaking innings last week. His 175 not out off 66 balls against the Pune Warriors was special to behold.
The embattled series between Pakistan and the West Indies in the Caribbean will still go ahead this year, but there will be no Tests on the agenda, much to both sides' irritation, given their lack of game time.
England management say Joe Root is way ahead of Kallis - also must be true lol. These guys are forgetting what SA did to them less than a year ago on their own soil. The stats on this site comparing Steyn...Have Your Say