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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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Couch Talk 112 with Mike Atherton

In this episode, former England captain and currently SKY commentator Michael Atherton talks about cricket captaincy and leadership, his transformation from a professional cricketer to journalist/commentator, and give his thoughts on the leaked draft of the position paper. Mike is … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 111 with Telford Vice

In this episode, Telford Vice of The Times (South Africa) talks about the controversial circumstances under which Cricket South Africa have revoked some of his journalistic privileges, and dealing with Haroon Lorgat in the aftermath of David Becker’s incendiary press release … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 100 with Jarrod Kimber and Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

In this episode, Jarrod and SidVee talk about the current sorry state of cricket governance, the imbalance in power within the ICC, the cabal of BCCI, ECB and CA dominating and cannibalizing the sport, the ongoing tussle between CSA and … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 98 with Jamie Harrison, CEO of American Cricket Federation

In this episode, Jamie Harrison, the newly appointed CEO of American Cricket Federation talks about why he chose to cast his lot with the ACF and not the ICC approved cricket body USACA, his visions for the development of cricket … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 97 with Angus Porter, Chief Executive, PCA

In this episode, the chief executive of England’s Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) Angus Porter talks about his organizations goals, the various support systems in place to help the players with a variety of issues such as drug and alcohol abuse, … Continue reading

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Board Games

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 could be arranged between him, Virgil “The Turk” Sollozzo and the New York Police Captain Mark … Continue reading

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A Good Old-fashioned Cricket Broadcast

It was throwback to an earlier time.  A time when cricket was innocent and the pictures shot with cameras you could count with the fingers on one hand; Almost an amateurish feel to the angles and the switch to the … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 80 with Heath Mills, NZCPA

In this episode, the Chief Executive of New Zealand Cricket Player Association (NZCPA), Heath Mills, gives his thoughts on the controversy surrounding the election of Laxman Sivaramakrishnan as player representative on the ICC Cricket Committee, and the need for better … Continue reading

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