Posts by India

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

By thecricketcouch • June 18, 2015

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 …

Couch Talk 161 with Pravin Amre

By thecricketcouch • April 22, 2015

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 …

Couch Talk 159 with Kiran More

By thecricketcouch • March 25, 2015

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 …

MiD DAY: Stephen Fleming on Mohit Sharma

By thecricketcouch • March 12, 2015

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 …

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 …