‘In some ways, a TV director plays God’ – Hemant Buch‘In some ways, a TV director plays God’ – Hemant Buch

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In the latest episode of the podcast we chat with Hemant Buch, who is a broadcast consultant with over 25 years’ experience as an executive producer, director, and producer. Hemant guides us through the responsibilities of a live TV broadcast director. He also talks about his recent assignment in Sri


‘It struck me that you can score 574, declare twice, and still lose a Test’ – Allan Border‘It struck me that you can score 574, declare twice, and still lose a Test’ – Allan Border

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We talk to legendary Australian captain and batsman Allan Border about his experience of touring the subcontinent in the 1980s –  taking in the tied Test in 1986, the World Cup win in 1987, and the controversial tour of Pakistan in 1988. Joining Border is veteran journalist Mike Coward, whose


Radio commentary lets you dream about the game – ‘Reds’ PerreiraRadio commentary lets you dream about the game – ‘Reds’ Perreira

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In the latest episode of the podcast we chat with one of the most prolific radio broadcasters: Joseph ‘Reds’ Perreira. In a career spanning over 50 years, Reds has commentated on 152 Tests and close to 500 other matches – including ODIs, first-class, and List A games. Note: Readers in


‘What a bowler thinks and what he actually does are different things’ – Bharat Arun

‘What a bowler thinks and what he actually does are different things’ – Bharat Arun‘What a bowler thinks and what he actually does are different things’ – Bharat Arun

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We speak to the former India allrounder and, until recently, the national team’s bowling coach – Bharat Arun. Arun gives us a lesson in the craft of bowling, guiding us through what a coach looks for and how he suggests minor adjustments. He assesses Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj,


‘For cricketers in Brazil, it is so much more than a game’‘For cricketers in Brazil, it is so much more than a game’

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In the latest episode of the podcast we chat with Roberta Moretti Avery, the captain of the Brazilian women’s cricket team. Roberta talks about how she stumbled upon cricket and describes the growing popularity of the game in Brazil – especially among women. Note: Readers in India can now buy


‘A TV producer needs to catch the pulse of where the game is going’ – Ajesh Ramachandran‘A TV producer needs to catch the pulse of where the game is going’ – Ajesh Ramachandran

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In the latest episode of the podcast we chat with Ajesh Ramachandran, who is an Executive Producer at the ICC and their Broadcast and Content Lead. Ajesh takes us through the typical day in the life of a TV producer, and goes on to explain the intricacies of a live


‘This is the country of hospitality’ – Australia tour to Pakistan review

‘This is the country of hospitality’ – Australia tour to Pakistan review‘This is the country of hospitality’ – Australia tour to Pakistan review

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In the latest episode of the podcast we chat with cricket journalists Adam Collins and Bharat Sundaresan about their unforgettable trip – covering Australia’s first tour to Pakistan in 24 years. Note: Readers in India can now buy Mike Marqusee’s classic cricket book War Minus The Shooting on Flipkart and


The promise of 83… and the eventual disappointment

The promise of 83… and the eventual disappointmentThe promise of 83… and the eventual disappointment

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In the latest episode of the podcast, we discuss the recent Bollywood movie 83 – which retells the story of India’s miraculous victory in the 1983 World Cup. Note: Readers in India can now buy Mike Marqusee’s classic cricket book War Minus The Shooting on Flipkart and Amazon. Readers outside