Australia and South Africa have chosen strong teams but the Windies home-first rule has sidelined their star players.
The probe of South African cricket needs the right resources and enough time if it is to be successful.
It’s tough learning the ropes, but some aspirants try to wangle a shortcut.
From the Proteas to the provinces and franchises, the local game is set for some changes for the better.
Tough questions need to be asked and the answers will go a long way to national healing.
Steyn is is still, for now, the bowling "boss" and needs to be given the support and respect he deserves.
Forward-thinking teams in the T20 are not constrained by the conventions that govern other formats.
The South Africans are on a winning streak and enjoying increasing strength and depth
Gradually an understanding is emerging about how the shortest form of the game can be played to even the odds.
Don’t be perturbed if you didn’t realise quite how good he was. South African cricket-lovers are slower than any other nation’s at recognising genius.