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Couch Talk

Couch Talk 120 with Greg Chappell

By thecricketcouch • April 1, 2014

In this episode, former India head coach Greg Chappell talks about his time as head coach with Team India, the role of specific batting …

Couch Talk 119 with Dav Whatmore

By thecricketcouch • March 25, 2014

In this episode, recent head coach of Pakistan Dav Whatmore talks about working in the subcontinent and dealing with various national boards, leading the Sri …

Couch Talk 118 with Gary Kirsten

By thecricketcouch • March 17, 2014

In this episode, former head coach of India and South Africa Gary Kirsten, talks about the role of coaches in cricket, handling some of …

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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

R Ashwin on the new bowling action during the Asia Cup

Ravichandran Ashwin caused a massive uproar and consternation amongst cricket followers, especially in India, when he unveiled a new bowling action during the second …

Morkel-Clarke, Predator-Prey

I’m a big fan of the Nature channels on TV – National Geographic, Discovery Wild, and Animal Planet etc. The programs that usually capture …

State of Unstable Equilibrium and the Ashes Scoreline

In Dead Poet’s Society, the Robin Williams’ character (John Keating) tells his students to seize the day (“Carpe diem, seize the day boys, make …

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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Spare a thought for Vinay Kumar

A version of this post was first published on ESPN CRicinfo’s Cordon Blog.

Cricket, like any other sporting contest, provides the stage for its players …

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 86 with Harsha Bhogle

In this episode, cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle talks about the preparation that commentators do before matches, the quality of on air TV commentary, and also …

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 …

The BCCI’s role in World Cricket

This article was published in issue 109 of All Out Cricket Magazine and reproduced on their website as well.
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To say that cricket is at …