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

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 an absolute wreck at the time, while he was in some serious zen state. So this … Continue reading

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

In this episode, two Indian lawyers – Suhrith Parthasarathy and Aju John – discuss the recent Indian Supreme Court Rulings on the BCCI/IPL spot fixing case as well as the conflict of interest of N Srinivasan as BCCI President and … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 149 with Daren Ganga

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 Australia he was part of, and also the Test vs India on a tough Sabina Park … Continue reading

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The Geology of Test Cricket

The movie “Shawshank Redemption” is a treasure trove of quotable quotes. It is one of my favorites and I have seen it several hundred times. There are a couple of quotes that I love from it because they appeal to … Continue reading

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Kohli Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk

It was during the 2011 tour to the West Indies that India last won a Test series away from home. Virat Kohli was on debut in the first Test of the series at Kingston, Jamaica. After making only 4 in … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 147 with Ajit Wadekar

Former Indian captain and coach Ajit Wadekar talks about the landmark tours to England and West Indies in 1971, handling 4 great spinners, taking over as captain from Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, slip catching, coaching India in the 1990’s, etc. … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 146 with Madhav Apte

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 legends like Vinoo Mankad and Vijay Hazare, learning the art of opening batting from Vijay Merchant, … Continue reading

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