Posts by thecricketcouch

Couch Talk 137 with Chandu Borde

By thecricketcouch • October 21, 2014

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

Couch Talk 136 with Ian Bradshaw

By thecricketcouch • October 14, 2014

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

Couch Talk 135 with Simon Wilde: “On Pietersen”

By thecricketcouch • October 2, 2014

Sunday Time Cricket Correspondent Simon Wilde talks about his book “On Pietersen“, Kevin Pietersen’s troubled England career, KP’s influences and personality and the dramatic end …

Couch Talk 134 with Gavin Larsen

By thecricketcouch • September 21, 2014

Former NZ bowler Gavin Larsen talks about his bowling style, the phasing out of it from ODI cricket, his career, the 1992 world cup, …

Couch Talk 133 with Heath Streak

By thecricketcouch • September 11, 2014

In this episode, former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak talks about his father’s influence on his cricket, the black arm band protest, the best Zimbabwe …

Couch Talk 132 with Derek Pringle

By thecricketcouch • August 29, 2014

Former England all rounder Derek Pringle talks about his unfulfilled career, comparisons to Ian Botham, World cup 1992, The final against Pakistan, India series …

BBC Interviews

By thecricketcouch • August 24, 2014

Kathleen and I were interviewed on two separate BBC networks and programs in the last few days. First on the BBC Asian Network by …

The Freddie Habit

By thecricketcouch • August 23, 2014

The TV was on the Sky sports channel in a friend’s living room. The scenes on the screen, seen many times before, still elicited …

Couch Talk 131 with Jim Maxwell, ABC Radio Commentator

By thecricketcouch • August 21, 2014

ABC Grandstand commentator Jim Maxwell talks about his beginnings, learning the craft from his idol Alan McGilvray, the future of radio commentary, his forays …

Dead Men Walking

By thecricketcouch • August 20, 2014

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 …