Tag Archives: IPL

Couch Talk 189 with R Ashwin on T20s

Indian spinner R Ashwin discusses the role of spin bowling in T20s, the asymmetrical contest of bat v ball in T20, and states that people ought to consider T20 as a different sport and not even part of cricket. Download … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 186 with Mike Hussey

Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey talks about his new book “Winning Edge: Behind the scenes of elite cricket”, his coaching philosophies, the change in T20 batting approaches, and the various captains he’s played for, amongst other things. The book is … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 184 with Shoaib Naveed, Project Manager, Pakistan Super League (PSL)

In this episode, Shoaib Naveed talks about his journey from being a student-blogger to becoming the Project Manager of PSL, his position paper that envisioned the PSL, his entry in to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the various hoops he and … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 176 with Javagal Srinath

Former Indian fast bowler Javagal Srinath talks about the changes to his bowling that were aided by the introduction of technology, the late start to his career, the loss of some fine young Indian fast bowlers, his memories of 2003 … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 174 with Dr. Nitin Patel

Former India team doctor Nitin Patel discusses the reasons behind him resigning from his job with the Indian cricket team as team doctor after a period of 8 years, the challenges of the job, BCCI’s steps towards grooming more local … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 173 with Tom Moody

Former Australian allrounder Tom Moody talks about the two world cup winning Australian sides he was part of in 1987 and 1999, his different approaches to coaching international, shield and T20 franchises with Sri Lanka, Western Australia and Sunrisers Hyderabad … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 161 with Pravin Amre

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 coaching philosophies with Mumbai Ranji team and Delhi Daredevils of IPL, and also his learnings from … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 154 with S Badrinath

S Badrinath, formerly of Tamil Nadu and now with Vidarbha, talks about his move out of his home state, his desire to keep going at the First Class level, his Test debut for India, playing in Chennai Super Kings franchise … 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 125 with Kartikeya Date and Ahmer Naqvi

In this episode, two very popular cricket bloggers, Kartikeya Date and Ahmer Naqvi talk about the game of T20, what it has become, how it is perceived, it’s impact on cricket as a whole, what it actually is, and what it should … Continue reading

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