Posts by Pakistan

Couch Talk 145 with Sadagoppan Ramesh

By thecricketcouch • December 11, 2014

Former Indian opener S Ramesh talks about his debut in 1999 vs Pakistan where he faced perhaps the most complete bowling attack ever, his …

Couch Talk 143 with Aaqib Javed

By thecricketcouch • December 4, 2014

Former Pakistani fast bowler and current UAE head coach Aaqib Javed talks about his playing career, playing alongside Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, the …

Couch Talk 139 with Mudassar Nazar

By thecricketcouch • November 7, 2014

Former Pakistani opener Mudassar Nazar talks about his baptism by the fire of Lillee and Thomson, taking up after his father Nazar Mohammad, his …

Couch Talk 132 with Derek Pringle

By thecricketcouch • August 29, 2014

Former England all rounder Derek Pringle talks about his unfulfilled career, comparisons to Ian Botham, World cup 1992, The final against Pakistan, India series …

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 …