Posts by Couch Talk

Couch Talk 152 with Kragg Brathwaite

By thecricketcouch • January 28, 2015

West Indies Test opener Kraigg Brathwaite talks about his growth as a batsman, influence of club cricket, coming from Barbados, and his aspirations of …

Couch Talk 151 with Kepler Wessels

By thecricketcouch • January 22, 2015

Former South Africa captain Kepler Wessels talks about returning to SA from Australia, the prevailing socio-political conditions, the 1992 World cup, leading a SA …

Couch Talk 149 with Daren Ganga

By thecricketcouch • January 11, 2015

Former WI opener Daren Ganga talks about his stop-start career, being captain of Trinidad and West Indies, the highest successful chase of 418 vs …

Couch Talk 148 with Ashwell Prince

By thecricketcouch • December 31, 2014

Former South Africa batsman Ashwell Prince talks about choosing to play cricket while growing up in the Apartheid era, the quota system, his debut, …

Couch Talk 147 with Ajit Wadekar

By thecricketcouch • December 27, 2014

Former Indian captain and coach Ajit Wadekar talks about the landmark tours to England and West Indies in 1971, handling 4 great spinners, taking …

Couch Talk 146 with Madhav Apte

By thecricketcouch • December 17, 2014

Former India opener Madhav Apte talks about his short international career despite averaging close to 50, tour to West Indies in 1952-53, playing alongside …

Couch Talk 145 with Sadagoppan Ramesh

By thecricketcouch • December 11, 2014

Former Indian opener S Ramesh talks about his debut in 1999 vs Pakistan where he faced perhaps the most complete bowling attack ever, his …

Couch Talk 144 with Dean du Plessis

By thecricketcouch • December 6, 2014

Zimbabwean cricket commentator and journalist Dean du Plessis, who also happens to be visually impaired talks about his introduction to cricket and his love …

Couch Talk 143 with Aaqib Javed

By thecricketcouch • December 4, 2014

Former Pakistani fast bowler and current UAE head coach Aaqib Javed talks about his playing career, playing alongside Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, the …

Couch Talk 142 with Habibul Bashar, Former Bangladesh Captain

By thecricketcouch • November 28, 2014

Former Bangladesh captain and current national selector Habibul Bashar talks about the early inspiration in his career, the travails of leading Bangladesh in the …