Posts by India

MID DAY: From India v South Africa

By thecricketcouch • March 1, 2015

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 …

MID-DAY: From India V Pakistan

By thecricketcouch • March 1, 2015

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 …

A retroactive look at India v Pakistan 1996 World Cup QF in Bangalore

By thecricketcouch • February 14, 2015

Ahmer Naqvi Four years ago, on the eve of Mohali, a series of coincidences led me to be chatting quite regularly with Subash. I was …

Couch Talk 153 with Suhrith Parthasarathy & Aju John on Indian Supreme Court Rulings

By thecricketcouch • February 4, 2015

In this episode, two Indian lawyers – Suhrith Parthasarathy and Aju John – discuss the recent Indian Supreme Court Rulings on the BCCI/IPL spot …

Couch Talk 149 with Daren Ganga

By thecricketcouch • January 11, 2015

Former WI opener Daren Ganga talks about his stop-start career, being captain of Trinidad and West Indies, the highest successful chase of 418 vs …

The Geology of Test Cricket

By thecricketcouch • January 6, 2015

The movie “Shawshank Redemption” is a treasure trove of quotable quotes. It is one of my favorites and I have seen it several hundred …

Kohli Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk

By thecricketcouch • January 5, 2015

It was during the 2011 tour to the West Indies that India last won a Test series away from home. Virat Kohli was on …

Couch Talk 147 with Ajit Wadekar

By thecricketcouch • December 27, 2014

Former Indian captain and coach Ajit Wadekar talks about the landmark tours to England and West Indies in 1971, handling 4 great spinners, taking …

Couch Talk 146 with Madhav Apte

By thecricketcouch • December 17, 2014

Former India opener Madhav Apte talks about his short international career despite averaging close to 50, tour to West Indies in 1952-53, playing alongside …

Couch Talk 145 with Sadagoppan Ramesh

By thecricketcouch • December 11, 2014

Former Indian opener S Ramesh talks about his debut in 1999 vs Pakistan where he faced perhaps the most complete bowling attack ever, his …