Posts by Miscellaneous

World Trip: Diary #4

By thecricketcouch • January 24, 2015

An edited version of this diary was first published on ESPN cricinfo.

Day 93: Aboard Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Dubai. Seeing the Business …

Vale Phil Hughes

By thecricketcouch • November 29, 2014

The permanence of it is the worst thing. That after the first shock, the terrible consuming grief, the community rallying, this one fact is …

Couch Talk 138 with Rohan Pate, Blades of Glory Cricket Museum

By thecricketcouch • October 29, 2014

In this episode, the owner and founder of “Blades of Glory”, the only cricket museum in India, Rohan Pate, talks about how he became …

Never Ever Again

By thecricketcouch • November 20, 2013

The last week of November is Thanksgiving in the U.S.  For the past two years, I have taken additional days off with those I …

Cricket Conversations: On Club Cricket with Gideon Haigh

By thecricketcouch • October 22, 2013

I started a new initiative on this blog way back in May 2013 called “Cricket Conversations” which involves email back-and-forth on a variety of topics …

The BCCI’s role in World Cricket

By thecricketcouch • October 18, 2013

This article was published in issue 109 of All Out Cricket Magazine and reproduced on their website as well.
To say that cricket is at …

Sound of Silence

By thecricketcouch • October 9, 2013

Over at ESPN Cricinfo’s Cordon blog, a post of mine on providing an option of cricket broadcast without the cliche ridden commentary is published. …

Couch Talk at 100

By thecricketcouch • October 2, 2013

The Couch Talk podcast came in to being to satisfy a long time wish of mine. The B.S. Report (of’s Bill Simmons) was …

On Virat Kohli and Greatness

By thecricketcouch • September 23, 2013

He is still a couple of months shy of being quarter century old. Yet, he has been in the national limelight already for 7 …

Couch Talk 94 with CKM Dhananjai, Performance Analyst, Team India

By thecricketcouch • August 26, 2013

In this episode, performance analyst of Team India and Mumbai Indians, CKM Dhananjai talks about the responsibilities of his job, the use of analytics …