Posts by Controversy

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 …

On Sivaramakrishnan’s Election to the ICC Cricket Committee

By thecricketcouch • May 9, 2013

The election of former Indian leg spinner, and current cricket commentator Laxman Sivaramakrishnan (Siva) to the position of Player Representative on the ICC Cricket …

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 …

On Ramdin’s Note to Sir Viv and the ICC

By thecricketcouch • June 11, 2012

On Day 4 of the third England-West Indies test match at Edgbaston, after Denesh Ramdin completed his century, pulled out a folded piece of …

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 …

The Great Cricket Debate: India’s #1 Status and The BCCI

By thecricketcouch • September 22, 2010

There is a lot of rankling outside of the sphere of India and her fans that, India have basically lucked in to the #1 …

Cancer of Doubt – The Spot Fixing Controversy

By thecricketcouch • August 30, 2010

The latest alleged sudden fall from grace, if proven true, will send Pakistani Cricket back to the stone ages. Two of the best fast …

Century, Interrupted

By thecricketcouch • August 19, 2010

I wanted to avoid writing this. People have talked ad nauseam. TV anchors yelled questions at six different panelists, simultaneously, which included the eminent …