Posts by Controversy

Justice Mudgal IPL Probe Committee Report

By thecricketcouch • February 10, 2014

The Justice Mudgal report has two versions. ESPN Cricinfo has carried one here which is signed by Justice Mudgal and Additional solicitor general of India …

Formal response of Cricket South Africa to the International Cricket Council(“ICC”) revamp proposals

By thecricketcouch • February 8, 2014

Cricket South Africa along with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had resisted or at least delayed the voting on the …

Full David Becker Press Release

By thecricketcouch • January 27, 2014

Mr. David Becker, formerly the head of legal at the ICC 2007-2012, sent a press release to a few journalists back in October 2013. …

Couch Talk 111 with Telford Vice

By thecricketcouch • January 25, 2014

In this episode, Telford Vice of The Times (South Africa) talks about the controversial circumstances under which Cricket South Africa have revoked some of his …

Board Games

By thecricketcouch • September 5, 2013

In the Godfather, when Michael Corleone pitches the idea to his older brother Sonny and the family’s Consigliere Tom Hagen that if a meeting …

Ashes Black Swan Event?

By thecricketcouch • August 2, 2013

Gideon Haigh said during a recent interview that despite the overwhelming dominance of England over Australia in the Ashes so far, the 10-0 predictions may …

There Will Be No Heroes

By thecricketcouch • May 29, 2013

Sport, at its core is about fairness – in how it is played, how it is run and the experience of viewing it. In …

Couch Talk 82 with Kadambari Murali on Spot Fixing

By thecricketcouch • May 27, 2013

In this episode, Kadambari Murali (Former Editor-in-chief of Sports Illustrated India) talks about the recent spot fixing controversy in the IPL, the 2011 SI …

On the spot fixing controversy

By thecricketcouch • May 17, 2013

This is what it has come down to. Three players of the Rajasthan Royals, one of them played 27 Tests for India and is …

Couch Talk 80 with Heath Mills, NZCPA

By thecricketcouch • May 12, 2013

In this episode, the Chief Executive of New Zealand Cricket Player Association (NZCPA), Heath Mills, gives his thoughts on the controversy surrounding the election …