Twist in the Tail

Twist in the Tail
A podcast about cricket games and life by Brian, Shourov and Abhik. Each episode, one of us picks an old cricket game and leads a conversation about why it is significant. Somewhere along the line there is a twist, which takes us away from cricket and …

Love Conquers All
Jul 1 • 28 min
A famous Test match illustrates how love, whether of cricket or otherwise, can conquer against the odds.
Good Ol’ Days
Jun 24 • 42 min
Abhik reminisces about an unusual pitch invasion in a benefit match and the boys fondly look back on those things that you just don’t get to do anymore.
Never Give Up
Jun 14 • 45 min
One of sport’s greatest comebacks sparks a discussion about faith, freedom and the power of never giving up.
The Odd Couple
Jun 5 • 33 min
Opposites attract both on and off the cricket field as the boys take a trip back to the Ashes in 1990.
High and Dry
May 22 • 37 min
The boys reminisce about a dazzling partnership and find unconventional analogies between cricket and human reproduction.
Peaking Late
May 13 • 38 min
Iconic victories and surprising career changes lead into a deeper discussion about peaking late in life.
The Step Up
May 4 • 46 min
An Aussie icon’s career and untimely death prompt ponderings on the intangible quality that marks those who excel in their field.
The Iconoclast
Apr 16 • 29 min
The boys reminisce about close encounters with cricket royalty and the decline of the unconventional hero.
An Elegant Obsession
Mar 27 • 32 min
A domestic one-day game from the late eighties leads to a discussion on the nature of obsession.