Posts by Sachin Tendulkar

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 …

I heart Siddle

By thecricketcouch • July 12, 2013

Peter Siddle. Siddles. Sizzle. Sid Vicious. Siddlers. Siddleshwar. P Siddy. Call him any name you want, but he is the man a captain would …

Couch BatCheet Episode 5

By thecricketcouch • April 27, 2013

Guests: Arnab (@GreatBong), Mahk (@Mahekoholic), Aashish (@c_aashish) and @Maxdavinci
Topics: Xavier Thalaivar Sargunam, Tendulkar’s Birthday, Chris Gayle’s 175*, Shane Watson’s form with the bat …

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 …

Discipline

By thecricketcouch • December 8, 2012

There is an episode of “South Park” where the kids are in a Karate class. While all the kids are following the instructions from …