Tag Archives: Sachin Tendulkar

Couch Talk 187 with Anjali Doshi, “Tendulkar in Wisden”

Anjali Doshi, editor of “Tendulkar in Wisden” talks about the idea behind the Wisden Anthology, the process of distilling 24 years of writing on Tendulkar in Wisden, her own experiences of covering Tendulkar and discusses the Sachin phenomenon that transformed … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 168 with Damien Fleming

Former Australian bowler Damien Fleming talks about being a swing bowler and surviving and succeeding in the subcontinental conditions, his side-on bowling action inspired by Dennis Lillee, bowling in the death, the memorable final overs in 1996 World Cup semifinal … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 161 with Pravin Amre

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 coaching philosophies with Mumbai Ranji team and Delhi Daredevils of IPL, and also his learnings from … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 158 with Dion Nash

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 to Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, Brendon McCullum’s captaincy and NZ’s prospects in the 2015 Cricket … Continue reading

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

In this episode, the owner and founder of “Blades of Glory”, the only cricket museum in India, Rohan Pate, talks about how he became a collector of cricket memorabilia, Sachin Tendulkar’s role in it, the various collections he has, and … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 137 with Chandu Borde

Former Indian batsman Chandu Borde talks about his playing career, his idol Vijay Hazare, facing up to the West Indian quick bowlers, meeting Sir Donald Bradman, his tenure as the chairman of Indian selectors, the story behind the selection of … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 121 with Sanjay Manjrekar

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 is on Twitter: @SanjayManjrekar Download the episode by clicking here or listen to it on Sound Cloud. Read … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 116 with John Holder, Former International Umpire

In this episode, former international umpire John Holder speaks about his dislike of DRS, player dissent, need for excellence in umpiring rather than perception of neutrality, the time he was approached by a bookie, his accusation of ball tampering by … 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 107 with Clayton Murzello, MiD DAY Sports Editor

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 last two decades, the downside of a TV centric cricket media, BCCI-Media relations, the state of … Continue reading

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