Posts by Couch Talk

Couch Talk 170 with Mike Gatting

By thecricketcouch • August 17, 2015

Former England captain Mike Gatting talks about his career, highlighting the back-to-back Ashes wins in 1985 and 1986-7, the tour to India in 1984-5, …

Couch Talk 169 with Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber. “Death of a Gentleman”

By thecricketcouch • August 10, 2015

Cricket journalists Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber embarked on a journey in 2011 to make a cricket film about Test cricket. It ended up …

Couch Talk 168 with Damien Fleming

By thecricketcouch • July 24, 2015

Former Australian bowler Damien Fleming talks about being a swing bowler and surviving and succeeding in the subcontinental conditions, his side-on bowling action inspired …

Couch Talk 167 with Simon Jones

By thecricketcouch • July 14, 2015

Former England fast bowler Simon Jones talks about his inspirations in becoming a fast bowler, his injury-curtailed Test career, the captaincy of Michael Vaughan …

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 …