Posts by Sri Lanka

Couch Talk 141 with Asanka Gurusinha

By thecricketcouch • November 18, 2014

Former Sri Lankan batsman Asanka Gurusinha talks about his batting role models, his Test career, the landmark 1996 World Cup victory including the semifinal …

Couch Talk 129 with Alex Kountouris, Australian Team Physiotherapist

By thecricketcouch • July 30, 2014

Australian national cricket team’s lead physiotherapist Alex Kountouris talks about the health management of cricketers, the impact of T20s, fast bowler injuries, comparing Asian …

Couch Talk 119 with Dav Whatmore

By thecricketcouch • March 25, 2014

In this episode, recent head coach of Pakistan Dav Whatmore talks about working in the subcontinent and dealing with various national boards, leading the Sri …

Interview with Mahela Jayawardene

By thecricketcouch • July 9, 2013

It’s a gorgeous, bright afternoon, belying the rainy season, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. I am stood behind the nets at the Queen’s Park Oval watching …

Couch Talk 72 with Russel Arnold

By thecricketcouch • March 18, 2013

In this episode, former Sri Lankan cricketer and current TV commentator Russel Arnold talks about his playing career, and his current profession, the contract …

Caught Stealing

By thecricketcouch • February 22, 2012

In Baseball, the batter gets a hit and gets on base. While on base, he is allowed to get a lead off the base …

Second Thoughts on Catches

By thecricketcouch • September 13, 2011

On the final day of the 2nd Test between Sri Lanka and Australia at Pallekele, Michael Clarke standing at 2nd slip, took what can …

Century, Interrupted

By thecricketcouch • August 19, 2010

I wanted to avoid writing this. People have talked ad nauseam. TV anchors yelled questions at six different panelists, simultaneously, which included the eminent …

Muralitharan is a funny motherf**ker

By thecricketcouch • August 2, 2010

Or he just confused his turbaned Indian spinners. Of course, Murali is the highest wicket taker in the history of test match cricket, and …

Sinhalese Sports Club Cricket Pitch

By thecricketcouch • July 28, 2010