Posts by thecricketcouch

Couch Talk 163 with Michael Holding

By thecricketcouch • May 21, 2015

Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holdings talks about fast bowlers and great batsmen of his time and modern day, the work loads on …

Couch Talk 162 with Nicola Browne

By thecricketcouch • May 6, 2015

Former White Fern Nicola Browne talks about the state of women’s cricket in New Zealand, the proposed Women’s Big Bash league, her fond cricket …

Couch Talk 161 with Pravin Amre

By thecricketcouch • April 22, 2015

Former India batsman Pravin Amre talks about his short-lived India career, scoring a hundred on debut at Durban facing hostile South African bowling, his …

Couch Talk 160 with William Porterfield, Ireland Captain

By thecricketcouch • April 9, 2015

The captain of Ireland, William Porterfield, discusses his team’s performance in the recently concluded CWC 2015, the ICC’s decision to limit number of teams …

Couch Talk 159 with Kiran More

By thecricketcouch • March 25, 2015

Former Indian wicket-keeper Kiran More talks about his career, glovemen he admired, the deterioration in wicket keeping technique in modern day cricket, his memories …

Most Beautiful Cricket Grounds

By thecricketcouch • March 12, 2015

Kathleen and I are nearing the end of our 262-day trip around the cricketing world. We wrote a piece for Mint Newspaper about the …

MiD DAY: Stephen Fleming on Mohit Sharma

By thecricketcouch • March 12, 2015

Hamilton: In the pack of fast bowlers that have played for India in this World Cup so far, Mohit Sharma is the ‘little man’. He …

Couch Talk 158 with Dion Nash

By thecricketcouch • March 11, 2015

Former New Zealand fast bowler Dion Nash talks about his career interrupted by injuries, NZ’s performances in the 1996 and 1999 World Cup, bowling …

ICC 360 Interview

By thecricketcouch • March 8, 2015

Kathleen and I were recently interviewed on the TV program ICC 360 about our trip around the cricketing world.
It was filmed outside the Melbourne …

MiD DAY: From PAK v UAE

By thecricketcouch • March 7, 2015

It was a contest between a movable object and a stoppable force as Pakistan took on UAE at the quiet seaside town of Napier …