Posts by Sachin Tendulkar

Couch Talk 161 with Pravin Amre

By thecricketcouch • April 22, 2015

Former India batsman Pravin Amre talks about his short-lived India career, scoring a hundred on debut at Durban facing hostile South African bowling, his …

Couch Talk 158 with Dion Nash

By thecricketcouch • March 11, 2015

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 …

Couch Talk 138 with Rohan Pate, Blades of Glory Cricket Museum

By thecricketcouch • October 29, 2014

In this episode, the owner and founder of “Blades of Glory”, the only cricket museum in India, Rohan Pate, talks about how he became …

Couch Talk 137 with Chandu Borde

By thecricketcouch • October 21, 2014

Former Indian batsman Chandu Borde talks about his playing career, his idol Vijay Hazare, facing up to the West Indian quick bowlers, meeting Sir …

Couch Talk 121 with Sanjay Manjrekar

By thecricketcouch • April 28, 2014

In this episode, Former India batsman and current commentator Sanjay Manjrekar on dealing with expectations and batting failures, and the perils of criticizing Tendulkar.
Sanjay …

Couch Talk 116 with John Holder, Former International Umpire

By thecricketcouch • March 3, 2014

In this episode, former international umpire John Holder speaks about his dislike of DRS, player dissent, need for excellence in umpiring rather than perception …

Couch Talk 108 with Ajit Agarkar

By thecricketcouch • December 9, 2013

In this episode, former India cricketer Ajit Agarkar talks about his accidental origins as a fast bowler, the early comparisons to Kapil Dev, the …

Couch Talk 107 with Clayton Murzello, MiD DAY Sports Editor

By thecricketcouch • December 3, 2013

In this episode, the sports editor of Mumbai’s MiD DAY newspaper, Clayton Murzello, talks about the transformation in the Indian cricket media over the …

Never Ever Again

By thecricketcouch • November 20, 2013

The last week of November is Thanksgiving in the U.S.  For the past two years, I have taken additional days off with those I …

Two Shots for a Lifetime

By thecricketcouch • August 16, 2013

It’s been 23 years since Sachin Tendulkar scored his first century in the international stage. It feels like only yesterday when a young boy …