Posts by retirement

Tendulkar, Retirement and the Eternal Challenge

By thecricketcouch • December 10, 2012

He has everything. He has accomplished everything a cricketer could reasonably aspire to. He has the world cup trophy in his cabinet he so …

Posts on Ponting

By thecricketcouch • December 4, 2012

A wonderful bunch of writers and bloggers (and a former Indian great) have penned evocative pieces of prose on the occasion of Ricky Ponting’s …

Good bye, Ricky Ponting

By thecricketcouch • November 29, 2012

I will admit it. I didn’t watch a lot of Ricky Ponting’s career as a batsman. In what was a transformational Test match – …

Safety Blanket

By thecricketcouch • August 18, 2012

My wife has a weird fear, although I suppose all fears are weird at some level. She has to have a blanket covering her …

A Broken Bond

By thecricketcouch • May 13, 2010

As some of you may know, a few friends and I, went to the Caribbean in 2007 to watch the super six stage of …