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A Cricketing View

Author: Kartikeya Date

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This is an irregular, opinionated podcast on matters cricketing and otherwise.
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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 The Women In Blue (read the report). Karunya Keshav is Editor-at-large at Wisden India. She is the author (with Sidhanta Patnaik) of The Fire Burns Blue: A History of Women's Cricket in India Since retiring from cricket in 2015, Snehal Pradhan has worked as a freelance sports journalist and broadcaster. She has written for ESPNCricinfo, Firstpost, The Economic Times, Scroll, among others. Through her series ‘Cricket with Snehal’ on YouTube, she shares lessons learned over a 15-year career. Karunya tweets @kuks Snehal tweets @SnehalPradhan I tweet @cricketingview Here's an old essay I wrote about women's cricket. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 state policy by the National Party Government in 1948 to South Africa's expulsion from international cricket in 1970 due to these policies. This episode was recorded on May 11, 2020. Arunabha tweets @senantix I tweet @cricketingview --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 about Jack Iverson, Victor Trumper and Shane Warne, reviews and reflections on series, teams, eras and controversies. He does not tweet, use facebook or any other form of social media. I tweet @cricketingview --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 in the problem of assessments. Jonathan Wilson covers football for The Guardian and a few other publications. He's the author of 11 books, including Inverting the Pyramid and Angels with Dirty Faces. Daniel Norcross is a cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special. Daisy tweets @daisychristo Jonathan tweets @jonawils Daniel tweets @norcrosscricket Notes: Daisy's Twitter thread about VAR   My thread about the Stokes DRS review   Jonathan's review of the 2019 Copa America Semi Final  This episode was recorded on February 23, 2020. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 from Indian cricket, Bose has written about Keith Miller, Moeen Ali, Subhash Chandra Bose, Bollywood, Manchester United, Terry Venables, the Aga Khans, the Memon community, the City of London and the boom and bust of the 1980s, the Premier League, and his beloved Tottenham Hotspur among others. His most recent book The Nine Waves presents the story of Indian cricket as a story in Nine Waves from India's international debut in 1933, to Virat Kohli's World Number 1 team of 2019.  In today's podcast we talk about the question of four day Tests. In many ways it is not a new     question. Mihir Bose helps place the question within the business and culture of contemporary     sport and life. This episode was recorded on January 11, 2020. Links: The Nine Waves, Mihir Bose, Aleph Book Company, 2019. (Amazon) Will it help Test cricket if games are reduced to four days?, Kartikeya Date, thREAD, The Hindu, November 1, 2017 Mihir Bose's website:  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 @anthony_mcgowan The ethics of walking in cricket: from Socrates to Nietzsche, Anthony McGowan, The Guardian, December 4, 2019 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 about cricket writing today. We ended up with not only a tour of landscape of cricket writing, but also some lessons in how to become a cricket writer. Apart from writing, Jarrod also conducts his course on sports writing: Fans With Laptops, which is a course in using your passion for sports to improve how you write. This conversation was recorded on November 20, 2019. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 Editor of the Wisden India Almanack.  In this episode, we discuss the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which remains a controversial body coveted by politicians and corporate tycoons alike, and is also the most successful sporting institution in India. Recently, it acquired a new Constitution. What do these changes hold for the future? What do we misunderstand about the BCCI? What does the BCCI misunderstand about the public? Suresh Menon tweets @surmenon. I tweet @cricketingview Please listen to this episode and share it with others. If you like this episode, please subscribe to the podcast at the podcast service of your choice. Please rate the show, so that others might find it more easily. The podcast is also available on youtube. Please do write to us with your thoughts. My conversation with Suresh Menon was recorded on November 13, 2019. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 publications. She also commentates on cricket matches for broadcasters like the BBC. We spoke about the landscape of women's cricket in India in the 21st century. Among other things,  I asked her about the prospects for a Women's IPL, mixed-gender matches and the Indian domestic scene in women's cricket Snehal tweets at @SnehalPradhan I tweet at @cricketingview Please listen to this episode and share it with others. If you like this episode, please subscribe to the podcast at the podcast service of your choice. Please rate the show, so that others might find it more easily. The podcast is also available on youtube. Please do write to us with your thoughts. My conversation with Snehal Pradhan was recorded on November 01, 2019. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
Daniel Norcross (Part II)

Daniel Norcross (Part II)

2019-11-0101:21:10

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 invited Daniel over to reflect on the 2019 English summer season with the benefit of some distance. This episode begins where Part I finished. We discussed Ben Stokes, Pat Cummins, Ravindra Jadeja, India's recent results and ended with some speculation about where cricket might be at the end of the 2020s. Daniel tweets at @norcrosscricket I tweet at @cricketingview Please listen to this episode and share it with others. If you like this episode, please subscribe to the podcast at the podcast service of your choice. Please rate the show, so that others might find it more easily. The podcast is also available on youtube. Please do write to us with your thoughts. My conversation with Daniel Norcross was recorded on October 29, 2019. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 invited Daniel over to reflect on the 2019 English summer season with the benefit of some distance. This episode includes the first part of our conversation which ended up being a reflection on the two outstanding figures of the summer. Daniel tweets at @norcrosscricket I tweet at @cricketingview Please listen to this episode and share it with others. If you like this episode, please subscribe to the podcast at the podcast service of your choice. Please rate the show, so that others might find it more easily. The podcast is also available on youtube. Please do write to us with your thoughts.  My conversation with Daniel Norcross was recorded on October 29, 2019. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
Gary Naylor

Gary Naylor

2019-10-2501:10:55

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 the blog 99.94, and commentates on cricket for Guerilla Cricket. He also maintains a separate weblog called The Sound of the Tooting Trumpet . He tweets @garynaylor999. I tweet at @cricketingview. Do write to us with your thoughts. This episode was recorded on October 21, 2019. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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 Economist and The New Statesman. He tweets at @timwig Freddie Wilde is a cricket writer at CricViz and has contributed to The Independent, Cricbuzz and, Cricket Next. He tweets @fwildecricket I tweet at @cricketingview Do write to us with your thoughts. This episode was recorded on October 16, 2019 Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution, Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde, Polaris Publishing, 2019 Why T20 Leagues need to be longer, Freddie Wilde, Cricbuzz --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
Gaurav Sabnis

Gaurav Sabnis

2019-10-1553:14

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 does it mean for a sport to be viable? This remains a question of interest among people who are interested in cricket. This is the first of hopefully many conversations on this subject with people from different fields. Gaurav tweets at @gauravsabnis I tweet at @cricketingview Do write to us with your thoughts. If you enjoy this episode, please subscribe to the podcast on Google Podcasts, Spotify, Tune In or other podcast portals. This podcast will also be available soon on Apple podcasts. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
Subash Jayaraman

Subash Jayaraman

2019-10-1045:45

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 world and attended matches at every major international venue. He maintains The Cricket Couch, hosts Couch Talk and has contributed reports, interviews, and essays to ESPNCricinfo, Scroll, Livemint, First Post, Sportstar and Cricbuzz. He is the Bradman of cricket hobbyists.  Subash tweets at @cricketcouch I tweet at @cricketingview Do write to us with your thoughts. This episode was recorded on October 5, 2019 Pearls from pressers, Subash Jayaraman, Livemint, September 14, 2015 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cricketingview/message
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