Tag Archives: Spin bowling

Couch Talk 189 with R Ashwin on T20s

Indian spinner R Ashwin discusses the role of spin bowling in T20s, the asymmetrical contest of bat v ball in T20, and states that people ought to consider T20 as a different sport and not even part of cricket. Download … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 183 with Matthew Hayden

Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden talks about his pre-match visualization techniques, his opening partnership with Justin Langer and his ability to play spin, amongst other things. Follow Matt on Twitter: @HaydosTweets Download the episode by clicking here or listen to it on SoundCloud. … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 147 with Ajit Wadekar

Former Indian captain and coach Ajit Wadekar talks about the landmark tours to England and West Indies in 1971, handling 4 great spinners, taking over as captain from Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, slip catching, coaching India in the 1990’s, etc. … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 81 with Sunil Subramaniam

In this episode, former Tamil Nadu cricketer and current coach of R Ashwin, Sunil Subramaniam, talks about his playing career and the reasons why he never got a chance to play for India, spin bowling mechanics, what he saw in Ashwin … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 76 with Stuart MacGill

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 problems with finding Test quality spinners and the influence of coaching methods, and his recent endeavor … Continue reading

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Pitch it up Bhajji

The pitch at Sabina Park, Jamaica started taking tremendous amount of spin on Day 1 of the first test between India and West Indies. When West Indies came in to bat after bowling out India for 246 in the 1st … Continue reading

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