Category Archives: IPL

Couch Talk 79 with Kartikeya Date, A Cricketing View

In this episode, Kartikeya Date of “A Cricketing View” blog explains why he doesn’t think T20 is not actually cricket but is a different sport altogether. He answers some of the common queries that gets posed to him as a … Continue reading

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Couch BatCheet Episode 6

Guests: Arnab (@Greatbong), Mahek (@Mahekoholic), Shrikant (@Homertweets) and Aditya (@ForwardShortLeg). Topics:Mumbai Indians, Sun Risers Hyderabad, Virat Kohli booed in Wankhede, The Bisla-Dravid-Watson-Gambhir 4-way sledgefest, Home records in IPL 6, Rajasthan Royals, Sanju Samson. Tweet

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Couch BatCheet Episode 5

Guests: Arnab (@GreatBong), Mahk (@Mahekoholic), Aashish (@c_aashish) and @Maxdavinci Topics: Xavier Thalaivar Sargunam, Tendulkar’s Birthday, Chris Gayle’s 175*, Shane Watson’s form with the bat and ball, and mid-season awards for the best team, MVP and the worst commentator. Tweet

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Couch BatCheet Episode 4

Featuring: Arnab (@Greatbong), Mahek (@Mahekoholic) and @c_aashish Host: Subash (@thecricketcouch) Topics include Sir Ravindra Jadeja’s performance against Kolkata Knight Riders, Sachin Tendulkar, Pune Warriors, SunRisers Hyderabad’s surprisingly good performance so far, effect of spinners in this IPL, Ashoke Dinda and … Continue reading

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Couch BatCheet Episode 3

Featuring: Arnab (@Greatbong), Mahek (@Mahekoholic) and @ABVan Host: Subash (@thecricketcouch) Discussion on Sir Jaedeja, CSK-RCB last ball thriller Kohli KLPD face, Older players who are also captains wrecking the balance of the teams, Delhi woes etc. Tweet

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Couch BatCheet Episode 2

Featuring: Arnab (@Greatbong), Sidin (@sidin), Mahek (@Mahekoholic) and @Maxdavinci Host: Subash (@thecricketcouch) Tweet

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Couch BatCheet Episode 1

Host: Subash @thecricketcouch Guests: Arnab (@GreatBong), Saurabh (@CricMS) and Mahek (@Mahekoholic) We discuss whether KKR have improved or regressed, why Sun Risers are Awesome (Hint: Thalaivar Sargunam), the drama that is going to be surrounding MI, CSK and the impact … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 64 with Samir Chopra

In this episode, well known cricket blogger, Samir Chopra talks about his new book “Brave New Pitch” which deals with this crucial juncture we find ourselves in, where there are competing interests, financially and politically, between different formats of cricket … Continue reading

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A Simple Metric to Understand Batting Efficiency in the IPL

Disclaimer: Statistics are like miniskirts. Wear them only if you want to. As I was researching on Eddie Cowan before I interviewed him on Couch Talk podcast, I came across an interesting tidbit of information he had mentioned in one … Continue reading

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Couch Talk Episode 44 with Dirk Nannes

In this episode, Victoria/Australia/Netherlands fast bowler Dirk Nannes, currently with the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the IPL, talks about his late start to cricket, the choice he had to make picking Australia over the Netherlands, the IPL grind, training … Continue reading

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