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Couch Talk 193 – R Ashwin

Indian offspinner R Ashwin joins the podcast for a third time to discuss his decision to play county cricket, his experiences in England and rediscovering the love of playing the game, Indian management’s decision to not play him in limited … Continue reading

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The Antigua Pitch

The first Test of the WI v India series reached in to the final session on Day 4, with India registering an innings win by 92 runs, their largest win outside Asia. R Ashwin has continued his remarkable bowling form … Continue reading

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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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It Looked So Out…

“You don’t often see a batsman walk… for an LBW” screams Michael Slater even as the Blackcaps whoop it up in the background. It was Ricky Ponting that decided to walk without really waiting for Umpire Nigel Llong’s decision off … Continue reading

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Dead Men Walking

England 2011. I watched two of the Tests in that 4-match series as a fan, from the stands, living and (mostly) dying with the performance of the Indian team. It hurt. I felt my heart sink, and felt weak in … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 81 with Sunil Subramaniam

In this episode, former Tamil Nadu cricketer and current coach of R Ashwin, Sunil Subramaniam, talks about his playing career and the reasons why he never got a chance to play for India, spin bowling mechanics, what he saw in Ashwin … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 74 with Ravichandran Ashwin

In this episode, Indian Cricketer R. Ashwin talks about his Indian career so far, his approach to the game, his potential as a batsman, domestic cricket, M. S. Dhoni, among other things. Follow Ashwin on Twitter: @AshwinRavi99 You can download … 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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The IPL Finals – Running diary Part 2

Read the Part 1 of the running diary on Chennai Innings Part 2: Mumbai Innings We all settle back in. Some of the CSK fans, including me, bemoan the fact that they have to root against Sachin Tendulkar. Such are … Continue reading

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