Tag Archives: India

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 176 with Javagal Srinath

Former Indian fast bowler Javagal Srinath talks about the changes to his bowling that were aided by the introduction of technology, the late start to his career, the loss of some fine young Indian fast bowlers, his memories of 2003 … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 174 with Dr. Nitin Patel

Former India team doctor Nitin Patel discusses the reasons behind him resigning from his job with the Indian cricket team as team doctor after a period of 8 years, the challenges of the job, BCCI’s steps towards grooming more local … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 170 with Mike Gatting

Former England captain Mike Gatting talks about his career, highlighting the back-to-back Ashes wins in 1985 and 1986-7, the tour to India in 1984-5, his maturing as a batsman, the 1987 world cup and the rebel tour to South Africa … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 165 with Samir Chopra, “Eye On Cricket”

Author and Philosophy professor Samir Chopra talks about his new book “Eye On Cricket: Reflections on the great game”. He offers a deeply personal take on a game that has captivated him his entire life. He reflects on a childhood centered … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 161 with Pravin Amre

Former India batsman Pravin Amre talks about his short-lived India career, scoring a hundred on debut at Durban facing hostile South African bowling, his coaching philosophies with Mumbai Ranji team and Delhi Daredevils of IPL, and also his learnings from … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 159 with Kiran More

Former Indian wicket-keeper Kiran More talks about his career, glovemen he admired, the deterioration in wicket keeping technique in modern day cricket, his memories from 1987 World cup and 1992 world cup – especially the Javed Miandad incident, and also … Continue reading

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MiD DAY: Stephen Fleming on Mohit Sharma

Hamilton: In the pack of fast bowlers that have played for India in this World Cup so far, Mohit Sharma is the ‘little man’. He doesn’t have the impressive fast bowler’s physique like Umesh Yadav nor does he have the pace … Continue reading

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MID DAY: From India v South Africa

Melbourne: The waves of sound just kept coming. One after another. One bigger than the one before. It was a wall of sound. That was just when India batted. India’s players celebrate victory over South Africa in the Pool B 2015 … Continue reading

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MID-DAY: From India V Pakistan

Adelaide: India and Pakistan, two countries separated by an arbitrary line called a border have a lot more things in common than they ever would care to admit. One of them is their insane passion for cricket and the enormous distances … Continue reading

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