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Couch Talk

Couch Talk 128 with Dean Jones

By thecricketcouch • July 15, 2014

Former Australian batsman Dean Jones talks about his legendary double hundred in the 1986 Madras Tied Test, his growth as a batsman, Allan Border’s …

Couch Talk 127 with Curtly Ambrose

By thecricketcouch • July 8, 2014

Former West Indies great Sir Curly Ambrose talks about the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20, his new role as bowling consultant of West Indies, …

Couch Talk 126 with Colin Croft, Former West Indies Fast Bowler

By thecricketcouch • June 23, 2014

In this episode, former West Indian fast bower Colin Croft talks about his international career that lasted only 27 Tests, his attitude towards 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 123 with Atul Wassan, Former India Cricketer

Former India bowler talks about his playing career, lack of fast bowlers in India, the current crop of Indian pacers, watching Sachin Tendulkar get …

Couch Talk 121 with Sanjay Manjrekar

In this episode, Former India batsman and current commentator Sanjay Manjrekar on dealing with expectations and batting failures, and the perils of criticizing Tendulkar.
Sanjay …

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 …

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 …

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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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 …