Posts by thecricketcouch

Couch Talk 120 with Greg Chappell

By thecricketcouch • April 1, 2014

In this episode, former India head coach Greg Chappell talks about his time as head coach with Team India, the role of specific batting …

R Ashwin on the new bowling action during the Asia Cup

By thecricketcouch • March 29, 2014

Ravichandran Ashwin caused a massive uproar and consternation amongst cricket followers, especially in India, when he unveiled a new bowling action during the second …

Couch Talk 119 with Dav Whatmore

By thecricketcouch • March 25, 2014

In this episode, recent head coach of Pakistan Dav Whatmore talks about working in the subcontinent and dealing with various national boards, leading the Sri …

Couch Talk 118 with Gary Kirsten

By thecricketcouch • March 17, 2014

In this episode, former head coach of India and South Africa Gary Kirsten, talks about the role of coaches in cricket, handling some of …

ICC Revamp and Greed

By thecricketcouch • March 13, 2014

I was honored to be given the space in the March 2014 issue of Sports Illustrated India to provide a review of the changes …

Couch Talk 117 with Snehal Pradhan, Indian Cricketer

By thecricketcouch • March 10, 2014

In this episode, Indian cricketer Snehal Pradhan talks about her cricketing beginnings, her role models, the saga of her bowling action reported as illegal …

On Afridi, Risk Taking and Being A Pakistan Cricket Fan

By thecricketcouch • March 3, 2014

A version of this post was first published on StarSports.com
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I wouldn’t know the feeling. In fact, I don’t think I want to know it …

Couch Talk 116 with John Holder, Former International Umpire

By thecricketcouch • March 3, 2014

In this episode, former international umpire John Holder speaks about his dislike of DRS, player dissent, need for excellence in umpiring rather than perception …

Morkel-Clarke, Predator-Prey

By thecricketcouch • March 1, 2014

I’m a big fan of the Nature channels on TV – National Geographic, Discovery Wild, and Animal Planet etc. The programs that usually capture …

Couch Talk 115 with Richard Pybus, Director of Cricket, WICB

By thecricketcouch • February 25, 2014

In this episode, Richard Pybus, the former head coach of Pakistan and Bangladesh national teams and several domestic sides around the world, and now …