Posts by India

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 …

Couch Talk 141 with Asanka Gurusinha

By thecricketcouch • November 18, 2014

Former Sri Lankan batsman Asanka Gurusinha talks about his batting role models, his Test career, the landmark 1996 World Cup victory including the semifinal …

Couch Talk 137 with Chandu Borde

By thecricketcouch • October 21, 2014

Former Indian batsman Chandu Borde talks about his playing career, his idol Vijay Hazare, facing up to the West Indian quick bowlers, meeting Sir …

Couch Talk 136 with Ian Bradshaw

By thecricketcouch • October 14, 2014

Former West Indies bowler Ian Bradshaw talks about his short lived Test career, captaincy aspirations, the famous 2004 Champions Trophy final run chase, Barbados …

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 …