Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has always held the limelight, be it while playing in the ground showcasing his scintillating batting skills, or outside the ground mostly courting controversies with the England Cricket Board.
Former England cricketer Darren Gough admitted to being surprised at the prospect of Surrey coach Michael Di Venuto considering the idea of signing banned Australian players Steve Smith, David Warner, and Cameron Bancroft.
The game of cricket over the years has evolved with several formats of the sport currently in operation.
The ECB unveiled their latest bright idea earlier in the week, with a new 100-ball innings tournament.
In the aftermath of former England batsman Ed Smith's appointment to the England selection committee, Nasser Hussain has outlined where they should begin searching to avoid similar disappointments to that of this winter.
Retired English cricketer and former Yorkshire captain Darren Gough has criticised Ed Smith's appointment as new chief selector, branding it as "another job for the boys".
Surrey coach Michael Di Venuto has opened the door to the Australian cricketers banned following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.
Andy Flower is in the running for England national selector job along with former Test batsman Ed Smith.
A Kyle Abbott-inspired Hampshire got their County Championship season off to a fine start with a 196-run victory over newly-promoted Worcestershire.
No contracts have been given to Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft following the ball tampering scandal.