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Should ICC Events be even hosted in India?

Omnishambles. That’s what the run up to and the qualifying phase of World T20 2016 being held in India currently has been. It took forever to announce the schedule and the venues. It took even longer for the tickets to … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 179 with Tim Cutler, CEO Hong Kong Cricket

The CEO of Hong Kong Cricket Association Tim Cutler talks about his journey from Sydney, Australia to his current position, the challenges of leading an emerging cricket nation, the inherent inequities within the ICC, prospects of T20 in the Olympics, … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 169 with Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber. “Death of a Gentleman”

Cricket journalists Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber embarked on a journey in 2011 to make a cricket film about Test cricket. It ended up being a documentary about cricket governance, misadministration, shady deals and the takeover of the game by … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 160 with William Porterfield, Ireland Captain

The captain of Ireland, William Porterfield, discusses his team’s performance in the recently concluded CWC 2015, the ICC’s decision to limit number of teams in the 2019 world cup to 10, impact of Phil Simmons as coach, and the influence … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 150 with Haroon Lorgat, Chief Executive, Cricket South Africa

Former ICC Chief Executive and current Chief Executive of Cricket South Africa Mr. Haroon Lorgat talks about his career in cricket administration, the challenge of transformation in South Africa, his rocky relationship with the BCCI, The Woolf Review he initiated … Continue reading

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ICC Revamp and Greed

I was honored to be given the space in the March 2014 issue of Sports Illustrated India to provide a review of the changes in the ICC governance structure based on the position paper that was leaked, and the ramifications … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 115 with Richard Pybus, Director of Cricket, WICB

In this episode, Richard Pybus, the former head coach of Pakistan and Bangladesh national teams and several domestic sides around the world, and now the director of cricket at West Indies Cricket Board, talks about his new role, the challenges … Continue reading

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SLC’s response to ICC’s Head of Legal

Sri Lankan Cricket board (SLC), as we know now, along with PCB, had abstained from the voting at the ICC to pass the proposals revamping the ICC’s governance structure and revenue distribution model. The SLC President had written a letter … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 113 with Trent Johnston, Former Ireland Captain

In this episode, former Ireland captain Trent Johnston talks about the drain of Ireland players to the England set up, the shabby treatment meted out by the ICC to the Affiliate and Associate nations, his best on-field memories of beating … Continue reading

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Full David Becker Press Release

Mr. David Becker, formerly the head of legal at the ICC 2007-2012, sent a press release to a few journalists back in October 2013. It contained information that, though commonly suspected, put it on record some of the bullying and … Continue reading

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