Posts by Shane Warne

On Kevin Pietersen, Conformity and Team Success

By thecricketcouch • February 6, 2014

Let’s take the ECB statement at face value. It reads like an amicable parting of ways between the employer and the employee. Kevin Pietersen …

Couch Talk 76 with Stuart MacGill

By thecricketcouch • April 16, 2013

In this episode, former Aussie legspinner Stuart MacGill talks about bowling with Shane Warne, compares his style of legspin with Warne’s, reasons for Australia’s …

Couch Talk 70 with Ed Cowan

By thecricketcouch • February 12, 2013

In this episode, Australian Test opener Ed Cowan talks about his international career so far, the recent Test series vs South Africa and Sri …

Couch Talk 60 with Gideon Haigh

By thecricketcouch • November 5, 2012

In this episode, author and cricket historian Gideon Haigh talks about his new book, “On Warne” which was published on October 24, 2012. He …

Couch Talk: Episode 7, Pt 2 with Jarrod Kimber, Cricket with Balls

By thecricketcouch • July 24, 2011

In the second part of this episode, Jarrod Kimber of Cricket With Balls talks about India-England, Shane Warne ruining the lives of all leg spinners in …

Chasing the Ball

By thecricketcouch • June 23, 2011

A couple of weeks ago, I played in a 40-overs-a-side league match in the Washington D.C. area and took a wicket in the first …

The Aussiefication

By thecricketcouch • June 20, 2011

If you were a fan of a cricket team other than the Aussie teams of the nineties and the early oughts, you know the …

Ten Things about Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar

By thecricketcouch • September 8, 2010

On September 3, 2010, Indian batting ace, Sachin Tendulkar was awarded the honorary rank of group captain by the chief of the Indian Air Force …

Shit gets wickets

By thecricketcouch • July 16, 2010

While playing for my university in the U.S., one of my mates, James who is an Aussie, after almost every time he would …