Tag Archives: ODI

Couch Talk 134 with Gavin Larsen

Former NZ bowler Gavin Larsen talks about his bowling style, the phasing out of it from ODI cricket, his career, the 1992 world cup, and his role as operations manager for the 2015 world cup. Download the episode by clicking here or … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 128 with Dean Jones

Former Australian batsman Dean Jones talks about his legendary double hundred in the 1986 Madras Tied Test, his growth as a batsman, Allan Border’s role in cricket’s resurgence in Australia, Michael Clarke’s captaincy, facing up to fast bowlers, his excellence … Continue reading

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Two ODIs, Two Different Games

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 saw two one day internationals play out to two different tunes, combining the ridiculous and the sublime, one reminding us of how it used to be and the other what some fear could quite possibly be … Continue reading

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Morale-boosting MoM Award and the Media

A controversy has arisen with Mahendra Singh Dhoni having been awarded the Man of the Match award in the third ODI of the recently concluded India-Pakistan series. It was low score affair and there weren’t outstanding contributions from the winning … Continue reading

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Century, Interrupted

I wanted to avoid writing this. People have talked ad nauseam. TV anchors yelled questions at six different panelists, simultaneously, which included the eminent scout of Javelin throwers, Bishen Bedi, who narrated stories not relevant to the topic of conversation. … Continue reading

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