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Couch Talk 127 with Curtly Ambrose

Former West Indies great Sir Curly Ambrose talks about the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20, his new role as bowling consultant of West Indies, his playing career, his memorable contests and also bowling alongside Courtney Walsh. Download the episode by clicking … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 126 with Colin Croft, Former West Indies Fast Bowler

In this episode, former West Indian fast bower Colin Croft talks about his international career that lasted only 27 Tests, his attitude towards his craft and cricket, the great West Indies teams he played on, the pressure on the modern … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 122 with Roland Butcher, Former England Cricketer

Former England batsman Roland Butcher, now director of sports at the University of West Indies, talks of his cricket and football careers, and his work in developing sport in the Caribbean, and the responsibility of being the first black cricketer … Continue reading

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

In this episode, Richard Pybus, the former head coach of Pakistan and Bangladesh national teams and several domestic sides around the world, and now the director of cricket at West Indies Cricket Board, talks about his new role, the challenges … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 109 with Alvin Kallicharran

In this episode, former West Indian cricketer and captain Alvin Kallicharran talks about his humble beginnings, playing alongside WI legends, rebel tour to South Africa, his controversial run out by Tony Greig, lack of “maroon cap” pride in current WI … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 96 with Tony Cozier

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 commentary, cricket’s role in the West Indian struggle for self-governance, his favorite commentary stint amongst other … Continue reading

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Being Darren Sammy

After a long training session under the hot Trinidad sun, Darren Sammy lumbers down the steps of the dressing room, sweat still streaming down his face. The face itself is hidden behind the wrap around glasses. He is hobbling a … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 56 with Ian Bishop

In this episode, former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop talks about the motivation behind becoming a fast bowler, what it takes to be a fast bowler, current state of West Indies fast bowling and the injuries that curtailed his … Continue reading

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

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 did not account for one thing – the fact that I am an idiot. You … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 51 with Peter Della Penna, USA Cricket Reporter

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 West Indies and New Zealand, and compares them to the ones held between Sri Lanka and … Continue reading

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