Posts by Kevin Pietersen

On Kevin Pietersen, Conformity and Team Success

By thecricketcouch • February 6, 2014

Let’s take the ECB statement at face value. It reads like an amicable parting of ways between the employer and the employee. Kevin Pietersen …

Couch Talk 110 with Mike Selvey, The Guardian

By thecricketcouch • January 21, 2014

In this episode, former England cricketer and The Guardian newspaper’s cricket correspondent Mike Selvey talks about the pseudo-posturing and aggression that was on display …

Couch Talk 97 with Angus Porter, Chief Executive, PCA

By thecricketcouch • September 16, 2013

In this episode, the chief executive of England’s Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) Angus Porter talks about his organizations goals, the various support systems in …

Couch Talk 93 with Lawrence Booth, Editor of Wisden

By thecricketcouch • August 18, 2013

In this episode, Editor of Wisden and The Daily Mail’s cricket correspondent Lawrence Booth talks about the Kevin Pietersen test message scandal story that …

Philander, Pujara and the Differing Standards for Greatness

By thecricketcouch • March 19, 2013

To say Vernon Philander has stormed on to the Test match scene, looking at his record-breaking wicket-taking spree, would be a massive understatement. In …

Stone Cold Dead KP

By thecricketcouch • March 7, 2013

Since the introduction of the system of reviewing umpiring decisions initiated by player challenges, it is almost never do you see a batsman walk …

Couch Talk 68 with Mike Brearley

By thecricketcouch • February 3, 2013

In this episode, former England captain, Mike Brearley talks about captaincy in modern day cricket, role of coaches, captaincy methods, the Kevin Pietersen situation, …

Couch Talk 55 with Firdose Moonda, ESPNcricinfo

By thecricketcouch • August 12, 2012

In this episode, ESPN Cricinfo’s South Africa correspondent, Firdose Moonda, talks about her experiences of her first trip to England to cover the England …

Couch Talk Episode 42 with Neils Momberg, SA Youth Cricket

By thecricketcouch • April 24, 2012

In this episode, Cricket South Africa’s Youth Cricket Manager Neils Momberg joins Couch Talk’s South African host Ant Sims, to talk about the challenges …

The ECB Situation

By thecricketcouch • September 1, 2010

When it comes to administrative ineptitude, Cricket boards across the world will give the George W. Bush administration a run for their money. The …