Tag Archives: Pakistan

Should ICC Events be even hosted in India?

Omnishambles. That’s what the run up to and the qualifying phase of World T20 2016 being held in India currently has been. It took forever to announce the schedule and the venues. It took even longer for the tickets to … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 181 with Edward Fox and Archiwal

In this episode, Edward Fox, who is an Aussie that moved to the U.S. 24 years ago, and Archiwal, who took to cricket in the Afghan refugee camps in Pakistan, and now lives with Edward Fox through his work with the … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 158 with Dion Nash

Former New Zealand fast bowler Dion Nash talks about his career interrupted by injuries, NZ’s performances in the 1996 and 1999 World Cup, bowling to Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, Brendon McCullum’s captaincy and NZ’s prospects in the 2015 Cricket … Continue reading

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MiD DAY: From PAK v UAE

It was a contest between a movable object and a stoppable force as Pakistan took on UAE at the quiet seaside town of Napier in New Zealand. The crowd for a World Cup match, first (of three) at Napier in … 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 145 with Sadagoppan Ramesh

Former Indian opener S Ramesh talks about his debut in 1999 vs Pakistan where he faced perhaps the most complete bowling attack ever, his method to facing fast bowlers, his lack of footwork, disappointment over being dropped even with runs … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 143 with Aaqib Javed

Former Pakistani fast bowler and current UAE head coach Aaqib Javed talks about his playing career, playing alongside Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, the art of reverse swing, match fixing in the 1990’s Pakistani team, his opinion on Mohammed Amir’s … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 139 with Mudassar Nazar

Former Pakistani opener Mudassar Nazar talks about his baptism by the fire of Lillee and Thomson, taking up after his father Nazar Mohammad, his playing career, his admiration for Sunil Gavaskar as a batsman, the greatest Pakistani team, how he … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 132 with Derek Pringle

Former England all rounder Derek Pringle talks about his unfulfilled career, comparisons to Ian Botham, World cup 1992, The final against Pakistan, India series of 1986, his eclectic music taste etc. Follow Derek on Twitter: @DerekPringle Download the episode by clicking … Continue reading

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