Tag Archives: N Srinivasan

Couch Talk 169 with Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber. “Death of a Gentleman”

Cricket journalists Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber embarked on a journey in 2011 to make a cricket film about Test cricket. It ended up being a documentary about cricket governance, misadministration, shady deals and the takeover of the game by … 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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ICC Revamp and Greed

I was honored to be given the space in the March 2014 issue of Sports Illustrated India to provide a review of the changes in the ICC governance structure based on the position paper that was leaked, and the ramifications … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 111 with Telford Vice

In this episode, Telford Vice of The Times (South Africa) talks about the controversial circumstances under which Cricket South Africa have revoked some of his journalistic privileges, and dealing with Haroon Lorgat in the aftermath of David Becker’s incendiary press release … Continue reading

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The BCCI’s role in World Cricket

This article was published in issue 109 of All Out Cricket Magazine and reproduced on their website as well. —- To say that cricket is at an intriguing stage in India right now would be a major understatement. Of course there … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 102 with Michael Hussey

In this episode, former Australian batsman Michael Hussey talks about his playing career, the self-doubts that constantly plagued him, his relationships with Mickey Arthur and Cricket Australia, the controversy surrounding Gurunath Meiyappan of Chennai Super Kings as mentioned in his … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 100 with Jarrod Kimber and Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

In this episode, Jarrod and SidVee talk about the current sorry state of cricket governance, the imbalance in power within the ICC, the cabal of BCCI, ECB and CA dominating and cannibalizing the sport, the ongoing tussle between CSA and … Continue reading

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Board Games

In the Godfather, when Michael Corleone pitches the idea to his older brother Sonny and the family’s Consigliere Tom Hagen that if a meeting could be arranged between him, Virgil “The Turk” Sollozzo and the New York Police Captain Mark … Continue reading

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