Mark Nicholas: Spring in England is a time for getting back into the rhythms of cricket. In India, it's a different ball game, of course
The Cricket Monthly: At his best Matthew Hayden resembled a big, nasty brute terrorising a bunch of kids. Where was the joy in that?
Aakash Chopra: He cannot match the big hitters for power, but his numbers are as good as theirs - if not better
Kartikeya Date: The format favours power hitters and bowlers of limited talent, which leads to the marginalisation of the single as a scoring unit
Jonathan Wilson: When you feel like death and play on, hoping to produce the devastating dipper you long for
Plays of the day from the IPL match between Rising Pune Supergiants and Mumbai Indians, in Pune
He cannot match the big hitters for power, but his numbers are as good as theirs - if not better
A look at what lies behind the rise of the West Indian allrounder who just might be the world's hottest T20 property at the moment