Posts by West Indies

Couch Talk 115 with Richard Pybus, Director of Cricket, WICB

By thecricketcouch • February 25, 2014

In this episode, Richard Pybus, the former head coach of Pakistan and Bangladesh national teams and several domestic sides around the world, and now …

Couch Talk 109 with Alvin Kallicharran

By thecricketcouch • December 23, 2013

In this episode, former West Indian cricketer and captain Alvin Kallicharran talks about his humble beginnings, playing alongside WI legends, rebel tour to South …

Couch Talk 96 with Tony Cozier

By thecricketcouch • September 9, 2013

In this episode, the voice of West Indian cricket and a broadcasting legend Tony Cozier, talks about his beginnings, the art of TV and radio …

Being Darren Sammy

By thecricketcouch • July 6, 2013

After a long training session under the hot Trinidad sun, Darren Sammy lumbers down the steps of the dressing room, sweat still streaming down …

Couch Talk 56 with Ian Bishop

By thecricketcouch • August 21, 2012

In this episode, former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop talks about the motivation behind becoming a fast bowler, what it takes to be …

How to make a 4-hour flight to Antigua in to 12 hours of running around Manhattan?

By thecricketcouch • July 23, 2012

It was a pretty simple, straightforward plan. Take the bus to Manhattan. Take the NYC Airporter to JFK. Fly out to Antigua. Watch cricket.
I …

Couch Talk 51 with Peter Della Penna, USA Cricket Reporter

By thecricketcouch • July 13, 2012

In this episode, USA Cricket Correspondent for ESPN Cricinfo and DreamCricket.com, Peter Della Penna, talks about the T20s recently held in Florida between the …

On Ramdin’s Note to Sir Viv and the ICC

By thecricketcouch • June 11, 2012

On Day 4 of the third England-West Indies test match at Edgbaston, after Denesh Ramdin completed his century, pulled out a folded piece of …

Diary from Port of Spain, Trinidad: Day 5

By thecricketcouch • April 19, 2012

Test cricket by virtue of spanning five days, allows for narratives to develop, within the scope of the game. The psychological back and forth, …

Diary from Port of Spain, Trinidad: Day 4

By thecricketcouch • April 19, 2012

I have been to 6 test matches since July 2011 across 4 continents, including this one, and the day 4 here was easily …