Posts by Pakistan

Couch Talk 119 with Dav Whatmore

By thecricketcouch • March 25, 2014

In this episode, recent head coach of Pakistan Dav Whatmore talks about working in the subcontinent and dealing with various national boards, leading the Sri …

On Afridi, Risk Taking and Being A Pakistan Cricket Fan

By thecricketcouch • March 3, 2014

A version of this post was first published on StarSports.com
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I wouldn’t know the feeling. In fact, I don’t think I want to know it …

Couch Talk 115 with Richard Pybus, Director of Cricket, WICB

By thecricketcouch • February 25, 2014

In this episode, Richard Pybus, the former head coach of Pakistan and Bangladesh national teams and several domestic sides around the world, and now …

Couch Talk 113 with Trent Johnston, Former Ireland Captain

By thecricketcouch • February 3, 2014

In this episode, former Ireland captain Trent Johnston talks about the drain of Ireland players to the England set up, the shabby treatment meted …

Cricket Conversations: On Cricket Fandom with Ahmer Naqvi

By thecricketcouch • January 31, 2014

I started a new initiative on this blog way back in May 2013 called “Cricket Conversations” which involves email back-and-forth on a variety of topics …

Two ODIs, Two Different Games

By thecricketcouch • November 2, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 saw two one day internationals play out to two different tunes, combining the ridiculous and the sublime, one reminding us …

Couch Talk 101 with Misbah ul-Haq

By thecricketcouch • October 7, 2013

In this episode, Pakistan’s captain Misbah ul-Haq talks about the late start to his cricketing career, what it’s like to be captain of Pakistan …

Couch Talk 99 with Azhar Mahmood

By thecricketcouch • September 30, 2013

In this episode, former Pakistan all rounder Azhar Mahmood talks about why his international career was cut so short, about being offered Pakistan captaincy, and …

Couch Talk 85 with Ebba Qureshi (Mrs. Azhar Mahmood)

By thecricketcouch • June 24, 2013

In this episode, Ebba Qureshi, wife of Pakistani Cricket Azhar Mahmood, talks about the important role the wives play in the lives of the modern day …

Couch Talk 83 with Saad Shafqat on Javed Miandad

By thecricketcouch • June 3, 2013

In this episode, Pakistani writer Saad Shafqat describes the scenario by which he came to co-write Javed Miandad’s autobiography “Cutting Edge”, the rise of …