Tag Archives: Captaincy

Couch Talk 68 with Mike Brearley

In this episode, former England captain, Mike Brearley talks about captaincy in modern day cricket, role of coaches, captaincy methods, the Kevin Pietersen situation, handling of talented but sometimes disruptive players, and the impact of social media. You can download … Continue reading

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Short Jabs: Episode 2

Guests: Sana Kazmi – on her recent trip to India during the ODI series vs Pakistan, Siddhartha Vaidyanathan on calls for MS Dhoni to give up captaincy, and Mahesh Sethuraman tells us about what’s bothering him now. You can download … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 63 with Rahul Dravid

In this episode, former India batsman and captain Rahul Dravid talks about his methods to prepare for a Test series, the adjustments he made to his technique based on the opposition and the conditions he faced, captaincy, his decision to … Continue reading

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Chasing the Ball

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 over I bowled (2nd over of the innings). Here is what my team mate wrote in … Continue reading

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Captaincy Kaboodle

I am no Mike Brearley, but I have some experience in captaining a Cricket team. The first time I ever captained a team, I was 11 or 12.  There were not many strategies involved back then, because all you are … Continue reading

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