Posts by Captaincy

Couch Talk 152 with Kragg Brathwaite

By thecricketcouch • January 28, 2015

West Indies Test opener Kraigg Brathwaite talks about his growth as a batsman, influence of club cricket, coming from Barbados, and his aspirations of …

Couch Talk 151 with Kepler Wessels

By thecricketcouch • January 22, 2015

Former South Africa captain Kepler Wessels talks about returning to SA from Australia, the prevailing socio-political conditions, the 1992 World cup, leading a SA …

Couch Talk 147 with Ajit Wadekar

By thecricketcouch • December 27, 2014

Former Indian captain and coach Ajit Wadekar talks about the landmark tours to England and West Indies in 1971, handling 4 great spinners, taking …

Couch Talk 142 with Habibul Bashar, Former Bangladesh Captain

By thecricketcouch • November 28, 2014

Former Bangladesh captain and current national selector Habibul Bashar talks about the early inspiration in his career, the travails of leading Bangladesh in the …

Couch Talk 133 with Heath Streak

By thecricketcouch • September 11, 2014

In this episode, former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak talks about his father’s influence on his cricket, the black arm band protest, the best Zimbabwe …

Couch Talk 120 with Greg Chappell

By thecricketcouch • April 1, 2014

In this episode, former India head coach Greg Chappell talks about his time as head coach with Team India, the role of specific batting …

Couch Talk 112 with Mike Atherton

By thecricketcouch • January 27, 2014

In this episode, former England captain and currently SKY commentator Michael Atherton talks about cricket captaincy and leadership, his transformation from a professional cricketer …

Couch Talk 101 with Misbah ul-Haq

By thecricketcouch • October 7, 2013

In this episode, Pakistan’s captain Misbah ul-Haq talks about the late start to his cricketing career, what it’s like to be captain of Pakistan …

Couch Talk 95 with Steve Waugh

By thecricketcouch • September 2, 2013

In this episode, former Australian captain Steve Waugh talks about his new book, “The Meaning of Luck” and the role of luck in sports, business …

Couch Talk 68 with Mike Brearley

By thecricketcouch • February 3, 2013

In this episode, former England captain, Mike Brearley talks about captaincy in modern day cricket, role of coaches, captaincy methods, the Kevin Pietersen situation, …