A Cricketing View

A Cricketing View

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This is an irregular, opinionated podcast on matters cricketing and otherwise.


Karunya Keshav & Snehal Pradhan On Their Report On The State Of The Art Of Women’s Cricket In India
Jul 3 • 54 min
In this episode of the podcast I speak to Karunya Keshav and Snehal Pradhan about their report (co-authored with the late Sidhanta Patnaik of Wisden India and Women’s CricZone) for the Sport Law and Policy Centre title An Equal Hue: The Way Forward For…
A conversation with Arunabha Sengupta about his new book about South African cricket 1948-70
May 11 • 59 min
In this episode I speak to Arunabha Sengupta about his new book Apartheid: A Point to Cover: South African Cricket 1948–70 and the Stop The Seventy Tour. The book focuses of the 22 years of South African cricket from the inception of Apartheid as official…
A Conversation with Gideon Haigh about Politics in Sport
Mar 12 • 42 min
In this conversation the Australian journalist and cricket writer Gideon Haigh discusses the ways in which cricket, and sport more generally is political. Gideon Haigh’s work includes regular columns for The Australian and The Times, biographical essays…
A Conversation about DRS/VAR with Daisy Christodoulou, Jonathan Wilson and Daniel Norcross
Feb 24 • 81 min
This is a conversation about DRS, VAR and the role of technology in decision making in cricket and football. Daisy Christodoulou’s insightful and widely read twitter thread about VAR prompted this episode. She is an educationist who has a special interest…
A conversation with Mihir Bose about four day Tests
Jan 11 • 36 min
Mihir Bose has been a reporter based in London for nearly five decades. He has worked for newspapers and television. He has written more than two dozen books on an extraordinary range of subjects - cricket, football, history, biography and business. Apart…
A conversation with Anthony McGowan about cheating in cricket
Dec 18, 2019 • 53 min
Anthony McGowan is an author who writes for children, young adults and older adults. His most recent book is How to teach philosophy to your dog. In this episode he joined me to discuss the nature of cheating and lying in cricket. Anthony tweets…
Jarrod Kimber on Contemporary Cricket Writing
Nov 26, 2019 • 86 min
In 2007, Jarrod Kimber started a blog called Cricket with Balls. Over the last 12 years he has graduated to writing features, books and match reports, made documentary films and worked as an analyst and a manager in T20 franchises. I invited him to talk…
A Conversation with Suresh Menon about the BCCI
Nov 13, 2019 • 53 min
Suresh Menon is a veteran observer of Indian cricket. He has been a reporter and an editor-in-chief at the Indian Express. Currently, he is a contributing editor to The Hindu where he writes the regular column Between Wickets. Since 2013 he has been the…
A Conversation with Snehal Pradhan about the contemporary landscape of women’s cricket
Nov 13, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode, I speak to Snehal Pradhan. Snehal is a former India fast bowler. In addition to running her youtube channel Cricket with Snehal, she writes and reports on cricket for First Post, News 18, ESPNCricinfo, Economic Times and several other…
Daniel Norcross (Part II)
Nov 1, 2019 • 81 min
This is part two of my conservation with Daniel Norcross. Daniel is a commentator for BBC Test Match Special. He also writes for various publications like ESPNCricinfo. Daniel is also the first guest on this show who commands his own Wikipedia entry. I…
Daniel Norcross (Part I)
Oct 30, 2019 • 50 min
This is part one of my conservation with Daniel Norcross. Daniel is a commentator for BBC Test Match Special. He also writes for various publications like ESPNCricinfo. Daniel is also the first guest on this show who commands his own Wikipedia entry. I…
Gary Naylor
Oct 25, 2019 • 70 min
In this episode, Gary Naylor discusses the art of reviewing and criticism. Gary has reviewed plays, opera, films, cricket and football at various venues. Gary Naylor is chief reviewer for Broadway World in London, writes about cricket for the Guardian on…
Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde
Oct 20, 2019 • 78 min
In this episode, Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde discuss their new book Cricket 2.0 and reflect on past, present and possible futures of T20. Tim Wigmore is a sports journalist for The Daily Telegraph and has also written for ESPN, The New York Times, The…
Gaurav Sabnis
Oct 15, 2019 • 53 min
Gaurav Sabnis is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Stevens School of Business in Hoboken, New Jersey. He is also a cricket fan. I spoke to him about the question of the viability of Test cricket. Is Test Cricket viable as a professional sport? What…
Subash Jayaraman
Oct 10, 2019 • 45 min
In this episode, Subash Jayaraman reflects on the nature of cricket coverage and his experiences as a freelance member of cricket press. Subash Jayaraman has covered cricket as a hobby for over a decade. During this time, he has traveled all over the…