Posts by thecricketcouch

Ashes 2015 Diary – Day 3: Essex v Australians

By thecricketcouch • July 3, 2015

Chelmsford, July 3.
For the first piece of cricketing action on this trip, I went on a 2 hour commute (1 bus ride, 2 regional …

Ashes 2015 Diary – Day 2: Wimbledon

By thecricketcouch • July 2, 2015

New Malden, July 2.
My original plan upon landing in London was to head to Essex County Ground at Chelmsford for Day 2 of Australia’s …

Ashes 2015 Diary – Day 1

By thecricketcouch • July 1, 2015

Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Terminal 1, Concourse C.
July 1, 2015.

I’m at the waiting lounge to board the flight to London Heathrow. Since I booked …

Couch Talk 166 with Sir Andy Roberts

By thecricketcouch • June 22, 2015

Former West Indian great Sir Andy Roberts talks about the root cause for the current malaise in the West Indies team, the coaching methods …

Couch Talk 165 with Samir Chopra, “Eye On Cricket”

By thecricketcouch • June 18, 2015

Author and Philosophy professor Samir Chopra talks about his new book “Eye On Cricket: Reflections on the great game”. He offers a deeply personal take …

Couch Talk 164 with John Buchanan, Former Australia Head Coach

By thecricketcouch • June 4, 2015

The Former head coach of Australia and Kolkata Knight Riders talks about his coaching philosophies, dealing with detractors that questioned his lack of playing …

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 …