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.
Proteas focus entirely on oldest foe Australia
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.
The ODI side boasts a raft of top players, but local cricket is crying out for an infusion of fresh blood
Resorting to sarcasm is often a sign that both perspective and humour are beginning to fray.