Posts by DRS

Couch Talk 116 with John Holder, Former International Umpire

By thecricketcouch • March 3, 2014

In this episode, former international umpire John Holder speaks about his dislike of DRS, player dissent, need for excellence in umpiring rather than perception …

Ashes Black Swan Event?

By thecricketcouch • August 2, 2013

Gideon Haigh said during a recent interview that despite the overwhelming dominance of England over Australia in the Ashes so far, the 10-0 predictions may …

Couch Talk 89 with Gideon Haigh

By thecricketcouch • July 29, 2013

In this episode, Australian writer Gideon Haigh talks about the Decision Review System (DRS) that has been a major talking point in the ongoing …

Couch Talk 62 with Simon Taufel

By thecricketcouch • November 14, 2012

In this episode, Umpire Simon Taufel talks about his decision to call time on his international umpiring career, his new role at the ICC …

Couch Talk Episode 43 with Gaurav Kalra, CNN IBN Sports Editor

By thecricketcouch • April 30, 2012

In this episode, the sports editor of the television network CNN IBN, Gaurav Kalra talks about the quality of cricket reporting in Indian media, …

Couch Talk Episode 38 with Kartikeya Date of A Cricketing View

By thecricketcouch • March 24, 2012

In this episode, Kartikeya Date of A Cricketing view, who has provided his readers extensive insights in to the technology and philosophy of the …

Second Thoughts on Catches

By thecricketcouch • September 13, 2011

On the final day of the 2nd Test between Sri Lanka and Australia at Pallekele, Michael Clarke standing at 2nd slip, took what can …

I Spot No HotSpot

By thecricketcouch • August 21, 2011

Let us consider the two situations. Eoin Morgan thinks he edged the ball from Praveen Kumar during the first innings at Lord’s and walks …

Couch Talk: Episode 3 with Kartikeya Date, A Cricketing View

By thecricketcouch • July 4, 2011

In this episode, Kartikeya Date of A Cricketing View comes on the show to discuss the fragilities of the ball tracking technologies used in …