The 2015 Cricket World Cup is in full swing Down Under, with a host of Caribbean Premier League stars representing their countries on the global stage in Australia and New Zealand.
But almost a week into the competition, how are our CPL boys faring? In the first of a weekly series, we take a look at who's hot and who's not...
The reigning CPL champions haven't set the World Cup on fire just yet - West Indies' young captain Jason Holder took 0-44 from his 9 overs in their defeat at the hands of Ireland, while Dwayne Smith scored 18 opening the innings.
GUYANA AMAZON WARRIORS
Lendl Simmons was the West Indies' star performer against Ireland, helping them to recover from 87-5 to 304-7 courtesy of a brilliant 102 off only 84 balls, with 9x4 and 5x6. Denesh Ramdin fared less well with 1 but took two catches behind the stumps. The Warriors' Sri Lankans also struggled in their defeat at the hands of New Zealand as Lasith Malinga's 10 overs ended with 0-84 and Tillakaratne Dilshan took 0-35 from 5 and scored 24 from 41 balls.
The veteran Kiwi Daniel Vettori was the the stand-out performer, the 36-year-old taking 2-34 from 10 overs as New Zealand got off to a winning start, including taking the wicket of his Tallawahs' team-mate Mahela Jayawardene for 0. The three West Indies players had mixed days, with Chris Gayle hitting 36 off 65 and Andre Russell 27 not out from 13 before taking 0-33 from 6, while Jerome Taylor took wickets but proved expensive, ending with 3-71 from 8.5 overs.
ST KITTS & NEVIS PATRIOTS
The CPL's new boys had three players in action, with New Zealand's Martin Guptill top-scoring with 49 from 62 balls for New Zealand. Marlon Samuels was out for 21 (41) for the Windies, while the Patriots' $150,000 star man Shahid Afridi bowled 8 overs taking 0-50 and then scored a run-a-ball 22 as Pakistan lost to arch-rivals and holders India.
ST LUCIA ZOUKS
The Zouks stars are enjoying their World Cup experience so far, with captain Darren Sammy playing a fabulous innings in West Indies' defeat to Ireland as he smashed 89 off 67 balls - the highest score by a number seven in CWC history. Elsewhere, Shakib Al Hasan struck 63 off 51 balls and took 2-43 from 8.5 overs as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan, Ross Taylor scored 14 (28) for New Zealand, and Kemar Roach took 0-52 from 6 as the Windies struggled in the field against the Irish.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO RED STEEL
The Red Steel have two players at the World Cup: Sulieman Benn was left out of the West Indies' XI against Ireland, while Darren Bravo was run out for 0 without facing a ball after a mix-up with Chris Gayle.
Of the CPL players out there in Australia and New Zealand, five players sat out their country's first match - Jonathan Carter, Nikita Miller, Sheldon Cottrell and Benn from the West Indies and Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera.