Mickey Arthur's departure as South Africa coach is confirmation of where the power lies in the dressing room. Coaches might pick the team but they certainly don't have total control or accountability for team affairs
Advocate Brent Lockie, a senior barrister from Edinburgh, will team up with the former West Indies captain, Clive Lloyd, to carry out an independent investigation into the Umpire Decision Review System controversy
There's a new regime leading England. We check in with the men at the top
The ICC is planning a meeting with television broadcasters in March to sort out problems arising from the Umpire Decision Review System
The ICC will appoint a panel to investigate whether Daryll Harper in the television umpire's room had the volume feed turned up to the appropriate level during the fourth Test between South Africa and England at the Wanderer
Graeme Swann has led England's lower-order batting resistance in the last couple of years, with an average that is untouched in their Test history
England have done surprisingly well over the season just past. It's not the end of the world for them by a long chalk
The South Africa coach has expressed his "mixed feelings" about the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS), and has called for standardising the use of the system across the world by using all the tools available
Graeme Smith, the South African captain, and Morne Morkel, one half of his hostile new-ball pair, have climbed to career-best rankings after South Africa's resounding victory in the fourth Test at the Wanderers.
Nobody can question that Strauss's role has been all-consuming, but now is not the time to rest
Andrew Strauss has been rested for England's forthcoming tour of Bangladesh, but he may yet miss more matches for England after his team was fined for maintaining a slow over rate during the course of South Africa's victory in the final Test of the series
England seethed after they found Daryl Harper hadn't heard a nick off Graeme Smith's bat because the volume on his system was not turned up
Graeme Swann was England's standout player in this series, troubling South Africa's batsmen with dip, turn and determination even on unhelpful surfaces, while Alastair Cook, Paul Collingwood, Ian Bell and Stuart Broad all played valuable roles in England'
Morne Morkel's evolution was the biggest gain for the hosts in this series, while Dale Steyn, Graeme Smith, Jacques Kallis and Mark Boucher rose to the occasion like true champions
History suggested it was going to be a tight series, and in the end 1-1 felt like the right result. You can understand why South Africa felt they should have won, maybe by as much as three Tests to one, but England's resilience played such a part in makin
What's a poor umpire to do if he can't hear over the soothing sounds of whale greetings?
This was more like the South Africa who dominated world cricket through 2008 and rose to the top of the tree
The end, when it came, was swift. England had no more fight left to give