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Couch Talk

Couch Talk 141 with Asanka Gurusinha

By thecricketcouch • November 18, 2014

Former Sri Lankan batsman Asanka Gurusinha talks about his batting role models, his Test career, the landmark 1996 World Cup victory including the semifinal …

Couch Talk 140 with Craig McDermott

By thecricketcouch • November 11, 2014

Former Australian fast bowler and now their assistant coach talks about his playing career, bowlers he admired, Merv Hughes as his partner in crime, …

Couch Talk 139 with Mudassar Nazar

By thecricketcouch • November 7, 2014

Former Pakistani opener Mudassar Nazar talks about his baptism by the fire of Lillee and Thomson, taking up after his father Nazar Mohammad, his …

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Controversy

Justice Mudgal IPL Probe Committee Report

By thecricketcouch • February 10, 2014

The Justice Mudgal report has two versions. ESPN Cricinfo has carried one here which is signed by Justice Mudgal and Additional solicitor general of India …

Formal response of Cricket South Africa to the International Cricket Council(“ICC”) revamp proposals

By thecricketcouch • February 8, 2014

Cricket South Africa along with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had resisted or at least delayed the voting on the …

Full David Becker Press Release

By thecricketcouch • January 27, 2014

Mr. David Becker, formerly the head of legal at the ICC 2007-2012, sent a press release to a few journalists back in October 2013. …

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Analysis

Couch Talk 137 with Chandu Borde

Former Indian batsman Chandu Borde talks about his playing career, his idol Vijay Hazare, facing up to the West Indian quick bowlers, meeting Sir …

Dead Men Walking

England 2011. I watched two of the Tests in that 4-match series as a fan, from the stands, living and (mostly) dying with the …

Couch Talk 130 with Gordon Greenidge

Former West Indian opener Gordon Greenidge talks about the mental and technical aspects of opening the batting, what is expected of a Test opener, …

Couch Talk 136 with Ian Bradshaw

Former West Indies bowler Ian Bradshaw talks about his short lived Test career, captaincy aspirations, the famous 2004 Champions Trophy final run chase, Barbados …

On Afridi, Risk Taking and Being A Pakistan Cricket Fan

A version of this post was first published on StarSports.com
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I wouldn’t know the feeling. In fact, I don’t think I want to know it …

Couch BatCheet Season 2 Episode 2

Preview of India vs New Zealand ODI series with Mahek Vyas and Michael Wagener

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Couch Talk 125 with Kartikeya Date and Ahmer Naqvi

In this episode, two very popular cricket bloggers, Kartikeya Date and Ahmer Naqvi talk about the game of T20, what it has become, how it is …

Justice Mudgal IPL Probe Committee Report

The Justice Mudgal report has two versions. ESPN Cricinfo has carried one here which is signed by Justice Mudgal and Additional solicitor general of India …

Couch BatCheet Season 2 Episode 1

On IPL 7 Retentions and Auction with
Mahek Vyas, Arnab Ray and Aditya 

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Couch Talk 138 with Rohan Pate, Blades of Glory Cricket Museum

In this episode, the owner and founder of “Blades of Glory”, the only cricket museum in India, Rohan Pate, talks about how he became …

Never Ever Again

The last week of November is Thanksgiving in the U.S.  For the past two years, I have taken additional days off with those I …

Cricket Conversations: On Club Cricket with Gideon Haigh

I started a new initiative on this blog way back in May 2013 called “Cricket Conversations” which involves email back-and-forth on a variety of topics …