Posts by ODI

On Afridi, Risk Taking and Being A Pakistan Cricket Fan

By thecricketcouch • March 3, 2014

A version of this post was first published on StarSports.com
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I wouldn’t know the feeling. In fact, I don’t think I want to know it …

Couch BatCheet Season 2 Episode 2

By thecricketcouch • January 18, 2014

Preview of India vs New Zealand ODI series with Mahek Vyas and Michael Wagener

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Spare a thought for Vinay Kumar

By thecricketcouch • November 6, 2013

A version of this post was first published on ESPN CRicinfo’s Cordon Blog.

Cricket, like any other sporting contest, provides the stage for its players …

Two ODIs, Two Different Games

By thecricketcouch • November 2, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 saw two one day internationals play out to two different tunes, combining the ridiculous and the sublime, one reminding us …

Tale of Dhoni and Two Sharmas

By thecricketcouch • June 23, 2013

Let me get the cliché machine cracking: A captain is only as good as his players. There is no amount of playing the hunches …

A Good Old-fashioned Cricket Broadcast

By thecricketcouch • May 24, 2013

It was throwback to an earlier time.  A time when cricket was innocent and the pictures shot with cameras you could count with the …

Morale-boosting MoM Award and the Media

By thecricketcouch • January 9, 2013

A controversy has arisen with Mahendra Singh Dhoni having been awarded the Man of the Match award in the third ODI of the recently …

Tendulkar, Retirement and the Eternal Challenge

By thecricketcouch • December 10, 2012

He has everything. He has accomplished everything a cricketer could reasonably aspire to. He has the world cup trophy in his cabinet he so …

Has the countdown to Julien Fountain’s firing begun yet?

By thecricketcouch • June 18, 2012

During the series decider of the Mobilink Jazz Cup ODI series, defending a modest but competitive total of 247 runs, the performance of the …

Caught Stealing

By thecricketcouch • February 22, 2012

In Baseball, the batter gets a hit and gets on base. While on base, he is allowed to get a lead off the base …