Jofra Archer, Rory Burns and Joe Denly have been handed central contracts by England after their summer performances.
Because even 54-year-old TV hosts need a bouncer once in a while.
The cricketing world have united in condemnation of the newspaper.
The two ex-captains are never short of an opinion.
As cricket fans we've been bombarded by averages, over rates and bowling speeds this summer. Here are some of the lesser talked of numbers..
Joe Root knows England have "something special" in Jofra Archer but says England must manage their expectations of their star man
Archer at eight followed by Broad, Leach and Anderson? Yes please.
"There's been he's got the wood over me, but he actually hasn't got me out,"
The stop-start nature of the day annoyed Jofra apparently. We didn't notice.
Is it wrong to revel in the danger and brutality of the bouncer?