Posts by Captaincy

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, …

Short Jabs: Episode 2

By thecricketcouch • January 25, 2013

Guests: Sana Kazmi – on her recent trip to India during the ODI series vs Pakistan, Siddhartha Vaidyanathan on calls for MS Dhoni to …

Couch Talk 63 with Rahul Dravid

By thecricketcouch • November 30, 2012

In this episode, former India batsman and captain Rahul Dravid talks about his methods to prepare for a Test series, the adjustments he made …

Chasing the Ball

By thecricketcouch • June 23, 2011

A couple of weeks ago, I played in a 40-overs-a-side league match in the Washington D.C. area and took a wicket in the first …

Captaincy Kaboodle

By thecricketcouch • June 10, 2010

I am no Mike Brearley, but I have some experience in captaining a Cricket team. The first time I ever captained a team, …