There’s another Twenty20 league on the horizon. Kieron Pollard’s in it. Shahid Afridi’s in it. Alfonso Thomas is in it.
Chris Gayle’s in it too. He’ll be playing in Sydney and he’s really looking forward to being there.
“What do you call it: Bond Beach? Bondi? I will be there. I don’t like swimming or going in the water, but I’ll be there posing. I’ve been looking after my body so I have a lot to offer by posing.”
According to Cricket Australia, the Big Bash League is the most important development since agriculture. This stance is in no way undermined by the fact that Phillip Hughes is skipping it on the grounds that he wants to get better at cricket.