Instead of sending Speed, they should have sent a committee. They should have sent a three-man research team and spoken to players and administrators. They always get one side of the story. They could have sorted this out a long time ago.
"Stuart Vance Carlisle" is a Zimbabwean former cricketer who played 37 Test cricket/Tests and 111 One Day Internationals for Zimbabwean cricket team/Zimbabwe. He was also temporarily the captain of the Zimbabwe cricket team, leading them in six Tests and 12 ODIs, and achieving a 2–3 result in an ODI series in India.
Carlisle became the Zimbabwean captain in early 2002. After losing five out of six Test matches he lost the captaincy and was not picked for the 2003 World Cup.
A right batsman, he was often shuffled up and down the order. He made his maiden Test century in October 2003, against Australia at Sydney.
After and unbeaten 103 in a Test against Bangladesh in early 2004, he became involved in the dispute with the Zimbabwean Cricket Board over the controversial sacking of Heath Streak. As one of the rebel players he refused to play for Zimbabwe and after a brief return in 2005 he had had enough of the internal struggles and retired from all forms of the game.
He now owns a sport shop near the Harare cricket ground.More Stuart Carlisle on Wikipedia.