Posts by Test Cricket

Couch Talk 106 with Mike Jakeman

By thecricketcouch • November 30, 2013

In this episode, Author Mike Jakeman talks about his new book “Saving the Test”, the various challenges to the continued survival of Test cricket, …

Couch Talk 64 with Samir Chopra

By thecricketcouch • December 20, 2012

In this episode, well known cricket blogger, Samir Chopra talks about his new book “Brave New Pitch” which deals with this crucial juncture we …

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 …

Couch Talk 47 with Ed Cowan, Australian Test Cricketer

By thecricketcouch • June 13, 2012

In this episode, Ed Cowan, the Australian test opener, talks about his test debut on Boxing day 2011 at the MCG, the step up …

Couch Talk Episode 34 with Gideon Haigh

By thecricketcouch • February 28, 2012

In this episode, Gideon Haigh, writer and Cricket historian, talks about the ICC, Woolf review, DRS, BCCI and other national cricket boards, influence of …

15-hour bender of Test Cricket

By thecricketcouch • January 29, 2012

It was set up perfectly. Plan was to be done with work at 4 PM Friday EST and welcome the weekend by immersing myself …

Cricket is doing just fine

By thecricketcouch • July 28, 2011

During my tube ride back from London, I picked up the Evening Standard and came across a column by Tom Collomosse pondering about the …

Father and Son

By thecricketcouch • July 26, 2011

I frequently go to a local minor league baseball park in the town I live in, and watch games. One of the interesting aspects …

Tale of the Three Debutants

By thecricketcouch • June 21, 2011

In the ongoing first test of the India-West Indies test series, 3 Indians made their test debuts: Abhinav Mukund, Virat Kohli and Praveen Kumar. …

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 …