Posts by Virat Kohli

Kohli Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk

By thecricketcouch • January 5, 2015

It was during the 2011 tour to the West Indies that India last won a Test series away from home. Virat Kohli was on …

Two ODIs, Two Different Games

By thecricketcouch • November 2, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 saw two one day internationals play out to two different tunes, combining the ridiculous and the sublime, one reminding us …

On Virat Kohli and Greatness

By thecricketcouch • September 23, 2013

He is still a couple of months shy of being quarter century old. Yet, he has been in the national limelight already for 7 …


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 Episode 36 with Chetan Narula, Cricket Writer

By thecricketcouch • March 10, 2012

In this episode, Cricket journalist and write, Chetan Narula talks about his book “Skipper – A definitve account of India’s greatest captains”, including the …

Virat Kohli Needs To Be Persisted With

By thecricketcouch • January 11, 2012

I am not particularly a huge fan of Ricky Ponting. May be it was his goatee in the 90’s, his being a dead ringer …

Hardworking Man

By thecricketcouch • June 23, 2011


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. …

Who’s Next?

By thecricketcouch • June 9, 2010

*This column is cross-posted at my column in CricAges*
If for one fleeting moment, we can push the hullabaloo from India’ disappointing T20 world cup …

The curious case of Yuvraj Singh

By thecricketcouch • April 29, 2010

The current Indian squad for the T20 world cup has a lot of players that pick themselves, starting with the Captain MS Dhoni, Zaheer …