Couch Talk 51 with Peter Della Penna, USA Cricket Reporter

In this episode, USA Cricket Correspondent for ESPN Cricinfo and, Peter Della Penna, talks about the T20s recently held in Florida between the West Indies and New Zealand, and compares them to the ones held between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at the same venue in 2010 in terms of fan experiences, media coverage etc, and elaborates on the long- and short-term impact on the overall development of Cricket in the USA.

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Intro Music: Sampled, Mixed and Produced by Aravind Murali

Guest: Peter Della Penna

Host: Subash Jayaraman

Episode transcribed by: Bharathram Pattabiraman

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One Response to Couch Talk 51 with Peter Della Penna, USA Cricket Reporter

  1. Great interview, Subash, and yes, the Florida T20s were probably an opportunity wasted, on many levels. But who knows? Some long-term positive may come from them yet.

    If Peter is a pessimist, it’s because he mainly sees USA cricket from the topside, where the reality invites pessimism.

    I’m lucky, because I spend my time with USA cricket at the grassroots, watching children who are excitedly discovering the joys of the game. From my perspective, it’s impossible to be anything but optimistic.

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