Tag Archives: T20

T20s and Us

Virat Kohli has had a fabulous T20 season both in Internationals as well as in the IPL. He has shown with his remarkable batting abilities a level of consistency in T20s that has never before been seen. To average upwards … Continue reading

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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 186 with Mike Hussey

Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey talks about his new book “Winning Edge: Behind the scenes of elite cricket”, his coaching philosophies, the change in T20 batting approaches, and the various captains he’s played for, amongst other things. The book is … Continue reading

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The Geology of Test Cricket

The movie “Shawshank Redemption” is a treasure trove of quotable quotes. It is one of my favorites and I have seen it several hundred times. There are a couple of quotes that I love from it because they appeal to … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 126 with Colin Croft, Former West Indies Fast Bowler

In this episode, former West Indian fast bower Colin Croft talks about his international career that lasted only 27 Tests, his attitude towards his craft and cricket, the great West Indies teams he played on, the pressure on the modern … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 125 with Kartikeya Date and Ahmer Naqvi

In this episode, two very popular cricket bloggers, Kartikeya Date and Ahmer Naqvi talk about the game of T20, what it has become, how it is perceived, it’s impact on cricket as a whole, what it actually is, and what it should … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 99 with Azhar Mahmood

In this episode, former Pakistan all rounder Azhar Mahmood talks about why his international career was cut so short, about being offered Pakistan captaincy, and the life of globe trotting T20 specialist, amongst other things. Follow Azhar on Twitter: @AzharMahmood11 Download … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 79 with Kartikeya Date, A Cricketing View

In this episode, Kartikeya Date of “A Cricketing View” blog explains why he doesn’t think T20 is not actually cricket but is a different sport altogether. He answers some of the common queries that gets posed to him as a … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 64 with Samir Chopra

In this episode, well known cricket blogger, Samir Chopra talks about his new book “Brave New Pitch” which deals with this crucial juncture we find ourselves in, where there are competing interests, financially and politically, between different formats of cricket … Continue reading

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Couch Talk Episode 42 with Neils Momberg, SA Youth Cricket

In this episode, Cricket South Africa’s Youth Cricket Manager Neils Momberg joins Couch Talk’s South African host Ant Sims, to talk about the challenges faced by Youth Cricket programs in South Africa in terms of funding, the amount of youth … Continue reading

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