By Subash Jayaraman
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Cricket from the fan's perspective. We bring you thoughts and opinions from people who are passionate about the game.
||ExplicitCouch 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 →||5/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCouch Talk 188 with Sanjay Bangar||Former India cricketer and currently their batting coach Sanjay Bangar talks about the responsibilities of his job, the influence of a great generation of batsmen like Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid on the current side, batting plans in Tests vis-a-vis||5/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCouch Talk 187 with Anjali Doshi, “Tendulkar in Wisden”||Anjali Doshi, editor of “Tendulkar in Wisden” talks about the idea behind the Wisden Anthology, the process of distilling 24 years of writing on Tendulkar in Wisden, her own experiences of covering Tendulkar and discusses the Sachin phenomenon||4/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCouch Talk 186 with Mike Hussey||Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey talks about his new book “Winning Edge: Behind the scenes of elite cricket”, his coaching philosophies, the change in T20 batting approaches, and the various captains he’s played for, amongst other t||3/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCouch Talk 185 with Graeme West, WI U-19 Coach||West Indies U-19 side’s coach Graeme West talks about moulding a side of young individuals from the different regions of the Caribbean as a unit, the game plans, the Keemo Paul Mankading incident and the fall-out from it, and looks … Continue||3/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCouch Talk 184 with Shoaib Naveed, Project Manager, Pakistan Super League (PSL)||In this episode, Shoaib Naveed talks about his journey from being a student-blogger to becoming the Project Manager of PSL, his position paper that envisioned the PSL, his entry in to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the various hoops he and … Continue||3/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCouch Talk 183 with Matthew Hayden||Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden talks about his pre-match visualization techniques, his opening partnership with Justin Langer and his ability to play spin, amongst other things. Follow Matt on Twitter: @HaydosTweets Download the episode||2/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCouch Talk 182 with Shikha Pandey||In this episode, Shikha Pandey, India women’s national team’s allrounder talks about her cricket journey through her college education, serving in the Indian Air Force, being part of a team that defeated England in England – on her debut||2/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCouch Talk 181 with Edward Fox and Archiwal||In this episode, Edward Fox, who is an Aussie that moved to the U.S. 24 years ago, and Archiwal, who took to cricket in the Afghan refugee camps in Pakistan, and now lives with Edward Fox through his work with the … Continue reading →||1/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Amazingly good interviews with cricket journalists, bloggers, fans. Very intelligent conversations on cricket.
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I love the way Subash does these telephonic interviews and most of the discussion is questiones based on genral audience preferences - its like knowing the answers to questions you always wanted to ask that particular interviewee. Thanks a lot sir.