Posts by thecricketcouch

Wanderers CC, 3 W’s and West Indies Legends

By thecricketcouch • August 14, 2014

In the Caribbean, if you trip and fall, chances are that you will land on something or someone historic. That’s even more so when …

Couch Talk 130 with Gordon Greenidge

By thecricketcouch • August 6, 2014

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

Barbados: Foods

By thecricketcouch • August 1, 2014

Human nature is such that we always look for things we are familiar with when we are in unfamiliar surroundings. So it was that …

Couch Talk 129 with Alex Kountouris, Australian Team Physiotherapist

By thecricketcouch • July 30, 2014

Australian national cricket team’s lead physiotherapist Alex Kountouris talks about the health management of cricketers, the impact of T20s, fast bowler injuries, comparing Asian …

Barbados: Beach Cricket

By thecricketcouch • July 28, 2014

After a few days of chasing, scheduling and rescheduling, I got the opportunity to interview the great former West Indian opener Gordon Greenidge. He …

World Trip: Barbados

By thecricketcouch • July 25, 2014

In the last two years, we have been to Trinidad (3 times), Antigua, Jamaica (twice) but the early impressions of Barbados is that it …

Meeting Colin Croft

By thecricketcouch • July 24, 2014

Presence. Colin Croft has it. The towering height, booming voice and an infectious smile make him the center of attention everywhere he goes. He …

Trinidad: The Foods

By thecricketcouch • July 23, 2014

This is my third time in Trinidad and almost every time I have spent all my time just in Port of Spain. It’s an …

The Daily Budget

By thecricketcouch • July 20, 2014

Based on inputs from friends who are experienced in traveling and from our own experiences, we decided that we will set a daily budget …

The Saga of the Indian Visa – Part 2

By thecricketcouch • July 19, 2014

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BLS Visa services was to be shut down on May 20 and CKGS was supposed to take over visa services the next …