Posts by BCCI

ICC Revamp and Greed

By thecricketcouch • March 13, 2014

I was honored to be given the space in the March 2014 issue of Sports Illustrated India to provide a review of the changes …

Couch Talk 117 with Snehal Pradhan, Indian Cricketer

By thecricketcouch • March 10, 2014

In this episode, Indian cricketer Snehal Pradhan talks about her cricketing beginnings, her role models, the saga of her bowling action reported as illegal …

Full David Becker Press Release

By thecricketcouch • January 27, 2014

Mr. David Becker, formerly the head of legal at the ICC 2007-2012, sent a press release to a few journalists back in October 2013. …

Couch Talk 111 with Telford Vice

By thecricketcouch • January 25, 2014

In this episode, Telford Vice of The Times (South Africa) talks about the controversial circumstances under which Cricket South Africa have revoked some of his …

Couch Talk 107 with Clayton Murzello, MiD DAY Sports Editor

By thecricketcouch • December 3, 2013

In this episode, the sports editor of Mumbai’s MiD DAY newspaper, Clayton Murzello, talks about the transformation in the Indian cricket media over the …

Couch Talk 106 with Mike Jakeman

By thecricketcouch • November 30, 2013

In this episode, Author Mike Jakeman talks about his new book “Saving the Test”, the various challenges to the continued survival of Test cricket, …

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.
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To say that cricket is at …

Couch Talk 100 with Jarrod Kimber and Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

By thecricketcouch • October 1, 2013

In this episode, Jarrod and SidVee talk about the current sorry state of cricket governance, the imbalance in power within the ICC, the cabal …

Board Games

By thecricketcouch • September 5, 2013

In the Godfather, when Michael Corleone pitches the idea to his older brother Sonny and the family’s Consigliere Tom Hagen that if a meeting …

Couch Talk 93 with Lawrence Booth, Editor of Wisden

By thecricketcouch • August 18, 2013

In this episode, Editor of Wisden and The Daily Mail’s cricket correspondent Lawrence Booth talks about the Kevin Pietersen test message scandal story that …