Tag Archives: Bowling

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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Nature v Nurture applied to Cricket

Is it nature or is it nurture? This has been one of the long standing debates in psychology relating to the extent of certain aspects of behavior being a product of either inherited or acquired characteristics. More than a century … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 136 with Ian Bradshaw

Former West Indies bowler Ian Bradshaw talks about his short lived Test career, captaincy aspirations, the famous 2004 Champions Trophy final run chase, Barbados club cricket, bowling a 25 over spell in a Test vs India amongst other things. Download … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 134 with Gavin Larsen

Former NZ bowler Gavin Larsen talks about his bowling style, the phasing out of it from ODI cricket, his career, the 1992 world cup, and his role as operations manager for the 2015 world cup. Download the episode by¬†clicking here¬†or … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 123 with Atul Wassan, Former India Cricketer

Former India bowler talks about his playing career, lack of fast bowlers in India, the current crop of Indian pacers, watching Sachin Tendulkar get to his maiden century, amongst other things.   Atul is on Twitter: @cricketguru Download the episode … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 117 with Snehal Pradhan, Indian Cricketer

In this episode, Indian cricketer Snehal Pradhan talks about her cricketing beginnings, her role models, the saga of her bowling action reported as illegal and her work to get it cleared, various steps for the improvement of Indian women’s cricket … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 48 with Venkatesh Prasad, Former Indian Cricketer

In this episode, former India cricketer and bowling coach, and the current assistant coach for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, Venkatesh Prasad, talks about his coaching stint with India, the role of coaches in cricket, the state of fast bowling in … Continue reading

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Bowl That Maiden Over: Part I

It is always said that, especially in test cricket, the bowling team needs to build the pressure for wickets to fall. More maiden overs are sent down, the batsmen come under the pressure and feel the need to be a … Continue reading

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