Señor Langer, who has declined an offer of $236,850 (not enough for a house. Maybe a really big shed) to play for Jaipur and instead honour his commitment to Somerset, has said some interesting things.
"Before the auction, I don't know if many people anticipated what an issue these massive player payments would become. But when you see how much money is being paid out, I think we have to be very careful to protect the integrity of the game.
"A few days ago, playing for Australia would have been the main goal for just about every young player in the country. Now that might not be the case.
"When you go to your grave, people will remember what you did with your life rather than how much money you made."I think he's dead right.