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United States

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A weekly podcast show featuring interviews with Cricketers, Journalists, Fans, Administrators, Bloggers and writers to explore issues surrounding Cricket.

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English


Episodes

Couch Talk 189 with R Ashwin on T20s

5/11/2016
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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 →

Couch Talk 188 with Sanjay Bangar

5/2/2016
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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 … Continue reading →

Couch Talk 187 with Anjali Doshi, “Tendulkar in Wisden”

4/7/2016
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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 that transformed … Continue reading →

Couch Talk 186 with Mike Hussey

3/30/2016
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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 things. The book is … Continue reading →

Couch Talk 185 with Graeme West, WI U-19 Coach

3/22/2016
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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 reading →

Couch Talk 184 with Shoaib Naveed, Project Manager, Pakistan Super League (PSL)

3/5/2016
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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 reading →

Couch Talk 183 with Matthew Hayden

2/27/2016
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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 by clicking here or listen to it on SoundCloud. … Continue reading →

Couch Talk 182 with Shikha Pandey

2/16/2016
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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, no less, … Continue reading →

Couch Talk 181 with Edward Fox and Archiwal

1/31/2016
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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 →

Couch Talk 64 with Samir Chopra

12/20/2012
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In this episode, well known cricket blogger, Samir Chopra talks about his new book “Brave New Pitch” which deals with this crucial juncture we ...

Duration: 00:37:16


Couch Talk 63 with Rahul Dravid

11/30/2012
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In this episode, former India batsman and captain Rahul Dravid talks about his methods to prepare for a Test series, the adjustments he made ...

Duration: 00:22:01


Couch Talk 62 with Simon Taufel

11/14/2012
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In this episode, Umpire Simon Taufel talks about his decision to call time on his international umpiring career, his new role at the ICC ...

Duration: 00:48:58


Couch Talk 56 with Ian Bishop

8/21/2012
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In this episode, former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop talks about the motivation behind becoming a fast bowler, what it takes to be ...

Couch Talk 55 with Firdose Moonda, ESPNcricinfo

8/12/2012
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In this episode, ESPN Cricinfo’s South Africa correspondent, Firdose Moonda, talks about her experiences of her first trip to England to cover the England ...

Couch Talk 54 with Sambit Bal, ESPN cricinfo

8/4/2012
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In this episode, editor-in-chief of ESPN cricinfo, talk about the role of his organization in cricket’s vast landscape, cricinfo’s editorial processes, cricket media in ...

Couch Talk 52 with Anjum Chopra, Indian Cricketer

7/17/2012
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In this episode, former captain of India who represented the nation in six world cups, and Arjuna Award winner Anjum Chopra, talks about the ...

Couch Talk 51 with Peter Della Penna, USA Cricket Reporter

7/13/2012
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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 ...

Couch Talk 50 with Vikram Kumar, Former Tamil Nadu Cricketer

7/6/2012
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In this episode, former Tamil Nadu Ranji wicket-keeper Vikram Kumar talks about his career path in cricket, from age level cricket to Ranji, the ...

Couch Talk 45 with Andrew Miller, The Cricketer Magazine

5/9/2012
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In this episode, the editor of The Cricketer Magazine and former U.K. editor of ESPNCricinfo, Andrew Miller, talks about his career move and what ...

Couch Talk Episode 44 with Dirk Nannes

5/5/2012
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In this episode, Victoria/Australia/Netherlands fast bowler Dirk Nannes, currently with the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the IPL, talks about his late start to ...
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