Posts by thecricketcouch

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 …

The Saga of the Indian Visa – Part 1

By thecricketcouch • July 19, 2014

Four years ago last December, I first experienced the soul-sucking spiral of confusion known as “visa issues” when I went to India to get …

Cricket World Trip: The Why’s and the Where’s

By thecricketcouch • July 18, 2014

This post has been long time coming. Kathleen and I are already on Day Three of our 255 days trip around the cricketing world, …

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, …