Tag Archives: Rahul Dravid

Couch Talk 149 with Daren Ganga

Former WI opener Daren Ganga talks about his stop-start career, being captain of Trinidad and West Indies, the highest successful chase of 418 vs Australia he was part of, and also the Test vs India on a tough Sabina Park … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 120 with Greg Chappell

In this episode, former India head coach Greg Chappell talks about his time as head coach with Team India, the role of specific batting and bowling coaches, the functions of a head coach in modern international cricket teams, his relationship … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 108 with Ajit Agarkar

In this episode, former India cricketer Ajit Agarkar talks about his accidental origins as a fast bowler, the early comparisons to Kapil Dev, the infamous series of ducks, Adelaide Test of 2003 where his 6-41 led India to an improbable … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 104 with Cate McGregor, Cricket Writer

In this episode, Catherine McGregor who is a cricket writer and a speech writer for the Australian Army chief, talks about her book, “An Indian Summer of Cricket’, and her struggles in coming to terms with her gender transition from being … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 103 with Baba Aparajith, TN Cricketer

In this episode, Tamil Nadu all rounder Baba Aparajith talks about the experience of winning the U-19 world cup last year, making a double hundred in his Duleep trophy debut, interacting with the major international stars during the IPL, playing alongside … Continue reading

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I heart Siddle

Peter Siddle. Siddles. Sizzle. Sid Vicious. Siddlers. Siddleshwar. P Siddy. Call him any name you want, but he is the man a captain would want with the ball in hand, when a break through is desperately sought. Siddle is the … Continue reading

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There Will Be No Heroes

Sport, at its core is about fairness – in how it is played, how it is run and the experience of viewing it. In its best form, it is capable of inspiring the actors on its egalitarian stage to the … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 79 with Kartikeya Date, A Cricketing View

In this episode, Kartikeya Date of “A Cricketing View” blog explains why he doesn’t think T20 is not actually cricket but is a different sport altogether. He answers some of the common queries that gets posed to him as a … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 63 with Rahul Dravid

In this episode, former India batsman and captain Rahul Dravid talks about his methods to prepare for a Test series, the adjustments he made to his technique based on the opposition and the conditions he faced, captaincy, his decision to … Continue reading

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Safety Blanket

My wife has a weird fear, although I suppose all fears are weird at some level. She has to have a blanket covering her neck when she goes to sleep, so that she won’t have her throat slit. I think … Continue reading

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