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Couch Talk 132 with Derek Pringle

By thecricketcouch • August 29, 2014

Former England all rounder Derek Pringle talks about his unfulfilled career, comparisons to Ian Botham, World cup 1992, The final against Pakistan, India series …

Dead Men Walking

By thecricketcouch • August 20, 2014

England 2011. I watched two of the Tests in that 4-match series as a fan, from the stands, living and (mostly) dying with the …

Couch Talk 123 with Atul Wassan, Former India Cricketer

By thecricketcouch • May 13, 2014

Former India bowler talks about his playing career, lack of fast bowlers in India, the current crop of Indian pacers, watching Sachin Tendulkar get …

Couch Talk 121 with Sanjay Manjrekar

By thecricketcouch • April 28, 2014

In this episode, Former India batsman and current commentator Sanjay Manjrekar on dealing with expectations and batting failures, and the perils of criticizing Tendulkar.
Sanjay …

Couch Talk 120 with Greg Chappell

By thecricketcouch • April 1, 2014

In this episode, former India head coach Greg Chappell talks about his time as head coach with Team India, the role of specific batting …

Couch Talk 119 with Dav Whatmore

By thecricketcouch • March 25, 2014

In this episode, recent head coach of Pakistan Dav Whatmore talks about working in the subcontinent and dealing with various national boards, leading the Sri …

Couch Talk 118 with Gary Kirsten

By thecricketcouch • March 17, 2014

In this episode, former head coach of India and South Africa Gary Kirsten, talks about the role of coaches in cricket, handling some of …

ICC Revamp and Greed

By thecricketcouch • March 13, 2014

I was honored to be given the space in the March 2014 issue of Sports Illustrated India to provide a review of the changes …

Couch Talk 117 with Snehal Pradhan, Indian Cricketer

By thecricketcouch • March 10, 2014

In this episode, Indian cricketer Snehal Pradhan talks about her cricketing beginnings, her role models, the saga of her bowling action reported as illegal …

On Afridi, Risk Taking and Being A Pakistan Cricket Fan

By thecricketcouch • March 3, 2014

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I wouldn’t know the feeling. In fact, I don’t think I want to know it …