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Game Time: What worked for India in the test series with England
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time2 days ago
In this episode, hosts Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda are joined by Indian Express’ Sandip G to talk about the recently concluded England vs India test series that finished in India's favour. They discuss what worked for India, the team’s opening combination, Rohit Sharma’s first overseas test century, and Virat Kohli’s captaincy.
No Balls: The Cricket Podcast - Ohhhhh Jimmy, Jimmy!
Test Match Special BBC
access_time6 days ago
Jimmy Anderson (yes, THE Jimmy Anderson) joins Kate and Alex to talk India, Ashes, warm-ups and frogs. Plus, Crossy did something for the first time in seven years this week
Cricketus interruptus
Switch Hit Podcast ESPNcricinfo
access_time6 days ago
Alan Gardner talks to George Dobell and Nagraj Gollapudi about the cancellation - or was that forfeiture? - of the Old Trafford Test
Game Time: Neeraj Chopra and Bajrang Punia on their medal wins
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time9 days ago
Last week, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and wrestler Bajrang Punia were guests at the Indian Express Adda to talk about their historic performances at the Tokyo Olympics. They were in conversation with Indian Express’ sports editor Sandeep Dwivedi and our host Mihir Vasavda. This week we bring you the best of that conversation. You can listen to it in full here - https://bit.ly/38XAkxR. Also note that the conversation is entirely in Hindi.
Final Test cancelled amid Covid concerns
Test Match Special BBC
access_time10 days ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Michael Vaughan, Alison Mitchell, Vic Marks and Deep Dasgupta after the summer's final Test between England and India at Emirates Old Trafford was called off after concerns about Covid 19 cases in the Indian dressing room. We hear from ECB chief executive Tom Harrison on the cancellation and whether the Test may get played at a later date. And Lancashire's Daniel Gidney explains the impact the cancellation will have on the county.
No Balls: The Cricket Podcast -
Test Match Special BBC
access_time12 days ago
After a brief break, Kate Cross and Alex Hartley return to discuss cricket (briefly), best/worst birthdays and getting spotted by No Balls fans. Oh, and Crossy meets her heroes
Indian summer makes England sweat
Switch Hit Podcast ESPNcricinfo
access_time12 days ago
Alan, Miller and George discuss the state of the Test series and England's chances of drawing level at Old Trafford.
England collapse to hand India final day victory
Test Match Special BBC
access_time14 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Deep Dasgupta and Michael Vaughan reflect after an inspired India swept through England’s batting to win the fourth Test by 157 runs.
An enthralling final day anticipated after Burns and Hameed make a promosing start
Test Match Special BBC
access_time14 days ago
Jonathan Agnew is alongside Michael Vaughan and Deep Dasgupta for analysis of the fourth day's play at The Oval. Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed's partnership of 77 leaves all results possible and England needing a record-breaking run chase of 291 to win on the final day. Chris Woakes reacts after day 4, Ebony Rainford-Brent and Rosalie Fairbairn give TMS their thoughts on the progression of women's cricket, and we get the inside story of the iconic "leg over" commentary clip from 30 years ago.
The “Leg over” 30 years on.
Test Match Special BBC
access_time15 days ago
In 1991 Jonathan Agnew and Brian Johnston produced a piece of radio that has been replayed millions of times. Simon Mann is joined at the Oval by Aggers, Brian’s son Barry Johnston, former TMS Producer Peter Baxter and impressionist Rory Bremner.
India gain upper hand after Rohit century
Test Match Special BBC
access_time16 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Deep Dasgupta and Michael Vaughan discuss an intriguing third day at the Oval in which Rohit Sharma's 127 put India in a strong position as bad light stopped play.
View from the Boundary - Chris Addison
Test Match Special BBC
access_time16 days ago
Comedian, actor, writer and director Chris Addison takes a “View from the Boundary” with Jonathan Agnew at the Oval. Addison discusses watching the 2005 Ashes climax at the Oval, his admiration for England opener Tammy Beaumont and what it was like playing Ollie Reeder in “The Thick of It”.
Game Time: India's best medal tally at the Tokyo Paralympics
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time16 days ago
This year at the Tokyo Paralympics, India has achieved its biggest medal haul so far. In this episode, hosts Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda talk about the stories of three Indian paralympians and how they won their medals – Sumit Antil, Devendra Jhajharia, and Mariyappan Thangavelu. And later, they also discuss what has changed and what needs to change at the systematic for disabled athletes.
Test poised after Pope and Woakes shine with bat
Test Match Special BBC
access_time17 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Deep Dasgupta discuss an intriguing day at the Oval which saw Chris Woakes and Ollie Pope fight back after England lost early wickets.
A Sleeping captain, Bella the Elephant and an historic win
Test Match Special BBC
access_time17 days ago
Jonathan Agnew looks back on India’s first Test victory over England at the Oval 50 years ago. We hear from Sunil Gavaskar and Farokh Engineer who played in the game and Deep Dasgupta and Prakash Wakankar put the victory into historical context.
Root wicket leaves Test in the balance
Test Match Special BBC
access_time17 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Deep Dasgupta and Michael Vaughan reflect on an action-packed start to the fourth Test which saw India fight back after being bowled out for 191.
Cook’s Oval farewell
Test Match Special BBC
access_time18 days ago
Sir Alastair Cook looks back on his magical farewell Test against India in 2018. Cook reveals to Jonathan Agnew how he came to his decision to retire from international cricket and the inside story of that last innings century.
Tuffers and Vaughan: ‘What a ridiculous sport this is’
Test Match Special BBC
access_time20 days ago
Mark Chapman is joined by Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan to review England’s victory in the third test against India and the dramatic change of fortune from the second test defeat. Who stood out? And what needs to be improved? The team also look ahead to the fourth test and discuss Jos Buttler’s future. Plus Nat Sciver joins the pod to talk about the women’s T20 series against New Zealand starting in the week. TOPICS: 2.21 – Review of England v India 7.40 – Most impressive part of the performance 19.40 – Review of England’s batting 24.07 – Joe Root beating records 31.15 – Nat Sciver previews the women’s T20 41.40 – Review of England’s bowling
Rampant Robinson blows India away
Test Match Special BBC
access_time23 days ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Michael Vaughan and Deep Dasgupta after Ollie Robinson’s 5-65 wrapped up an innings victory for England to tie the series at 1-1 with two to play.
Game Time: What does the return of the Taliban mean for sports in Afghanistan?
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time23 days ago
With the Taliban returning to power after 20 years, just like everything else in Afghanistan, the future of sports in the country remains highly uncertain. In the past the Taliban has promoted men's cricket, but will it do so this time as well? And what about the participation of women in sports? In this episode, hosts Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda discuss the progress that sports like cricket and football have made over years in Afghanistan, and what they have meant for the people there. Plus, Gaurav talks about Afghanistan’s vibrant parkour scene, and the people that have made it possible.
Pujara digs in to frustrate England
Test Match Special BBC
access_time24 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Deep Dasgupta reflect on a day in which India's top order put in a stubborn performance to keep the tourists' hopes alive in the third Test.
Headingley 81. Botham looks back 40 years on
Test Match Special BBC
access_time24 days ago
Sir Ian Botham joins Eleanor Oldroyd to remember the incredible Test match of 1981 when England produced an amazing fightback to win, despite being forced to follow on.
Root century punishes India
Test Match Special BBC
access_time24 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Deep Dasgupta and Michael Vaughan reflect on Day 2 of the Third Test at Headingly as captain Joe Root hit his third century of the series to put England in command
Total domination for England at Headingley
Test Match Special BBC
access_time25 days ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Michael Vaughan and Deep Dasgupta to discuss an incredible opening day of the 3rd Test in Leeds. England ending 42 runs ahead after bowling India out for 78. We get reaction from James Anderson plus we look back on the amazing Ashes Test that came to an unforgettable climax two years ago. And we discuss the Azeem Rafiq case which has been the backdrop to the build-up to the Test at Headingley.
A ton of fun?
Switch Hit Podcast ESPNcricinfo
access_time28 days ago
Alan Gardner is joined by Matt Roller and Paul Muchmore to reflect on the first edition of the Hundred
Game Time: Were you surprised at India's win at Lord's? You shouldn't be.
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, host Gaurav Bhatt is joined by Indian Express' chief cricket writer Sriram Veera to talk about India's spectacular win against England at Lord's on Monday, and why despite India's past such victories should no longer surprise us. They also discuss England's mistakes, India's bowling, the Ravichandran Ashwin debate, and what has made KL Rahul a competent test opener.
Glamorgan claim historic One Day Cup win
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Kevin Howells and former England bowler Graham Onions review Glamorgan’s first ever one day knockout cup win beating Durham by 58 runs. Plus Kevin is joined by Mark Church and Scott Read to reflect on the tournament.
England strike Bumrah note
Switch Hit Podcast ESPNcricinfo
access_time1 month ago
The Switch team sift through the wreckage of Lord's after India took a 1-0 lead in the Test series
No Balls: The Cricket Podcast - Katich us if you can!
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Manchester Originals men's coach Simon Katich talks through his career and reveals who he'd most like to be stuck on a desert island with. Plus, Kate and Alex feel a bit delicate.
Tuffers and Vaughan: “This series has just gone up a notch”
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Mark Chapman, Phil Tufnell and former England assistant coach Paul Farbrace assess where things went wrong for Joe Root’s side on an extraordinary final day against India at Lord’s. England lost the second Test by 151 runs, despite starting the day strongly. The panel look at why England’s batsmen are continuing to struggle, and how things can be improved for the next Test. We also hear from Joe Root, who takes responsibility for the defeat and concedes he got his bowling tactics wrong during India’s second innings. 03:00 – Joe Root interview admitting he made tactical mistakes during the game. 11:30 – Discussion on England’s tactics 19:30 – Lack of batting depth and England’s batting issues 25:00 – Look ahead to the Third Test at Headingley
India take victory on gripping final day
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Deep Dasgupta review a thrilling finale in which India's bowlers shone with both bat and ball to snatch a dramatic victory in the second Test.
Moeen wickets set up final day thriller
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Deep Dasgupta reflect on an attritional fourth day at Lord's as Moeen Ali's two late wickets set up a thrilling finale.
Imperious Root puts England back on track
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew, Mark Ramprakash and Deep Dasgupta reflect on a fascinating day in which captain Joe Root's unbeaten 180 put England 27 runs ahead.
View from the Boundary - Greg James
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Radio One Breakfast host and Tailenders presenter Greg James joined Jonathan Agnew to take a View from the Boundary at Lord’s. They discuss his friendship with James Anderson, love of Graeme Hick, sharing stories with Sourav Ganguly and his forthcoming podcast on the Allen Stanford affair.
Game Time: Tales from Tokyo, and what it was like covering the Olympics
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time1 month ago
With the hectic Olympics schedule behind him, Mihir Vasavda joins Gaurav Bhatt on Game Time this week to talk about what it was like covering the biggest sporting event in the middle of a pandemic. He shares tales of daily rigour, peeking Godzillas, “human” noodles, and kind volunteers, and also answers listener questions.
Anderson five wicket haul leaves Test poised
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonthan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Deep Dasgupta reflect on England's fightback on Day 2 of the second Test after James Anderson took 5-62 to haul the hosts back in to the match.
Rahul century frustrates England
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Deep Dasgupta reflect on a frustrating first day of the second Test for England as KL Rahul's unbeaten 127 sets India up for a huge total.
England's escape Root
Switch Hit Podcast ESPNcricinfo
access_time1 month ago
Alan, Miller and George look back at the Trent Bridge Test and try to solve some of England's (many) issues.
No Balls: The Cricket Podcast - South Africa's finest
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Kate and Alex chat to Manchester Originals' and South Africa's Lizelle Lee and Mignon du Preez. There's some new language, some holiday tales and some lies about coriander.
Tuffers and Vaughan: Silverwood’s Selection and Bresnan’s funny bone
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Eleanor Oldroyd, Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell discus England’s 1st Test with India before looking ahead to the 2nd at Lords. You’ll hear from the England Head Coach Chris Silverwood on the likelihood of changes to personnel and the former Indian batsman Deep Dasgupta on how the tourists will react to the rain forcing a draw at Trent Bridge. Tim Bresnan also drops by to explain how he’s been helping Jofra Archer, having had multiple elbow surgeries himself. TOPICS: 10.40 – Discussion on how test match cricket deals with weather 17.30 – Joe Root’s form 23.30 – Likelihood of the Ashes being postponed 24.30 – Silverwood and changes for the 2nd Test 39.00 – Deep Dasgupta on India 45.45 – Tim Bresnan on Jofra Archer’s elbow injury
Pod of the Rings: A final look back at Tokyo 2020 and what made it special
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time1 month ago
The Tokyo Olympics have come to an end and so has the Pod of the Rings series. In our final episode, Mihir Vasavda and Gaurav Bhatt go over the differences between the nervy opening ceremony and the peppy, dignified closing ceremony. They also discuss how high-tech microphones captured every sound and relayed it to millions watching on television as well as what you can expect when our regular show 'Game Time' resumes this Saturday.
Rain ruins the final day of the first India test
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew, Deep Dasgupta, Michael Vaughan, Joe Root and Virat Kohli react to a draw in the first test between England and India. Also featuring a discussion with Stephan Shemilt from the BBC website, Nagraj Gollapudi from CricInfo and Emma John from The Guardian.
Cheteshwar Pujara
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Isha Guha spoke to the Indian batsman about his life, career and Peppa Pig.
Pod of the Rings: Why Neeraj Chopra is an athlete worth his weight in gold
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time1 month ago
Gaurav Bhatt recaps how Neeraj Chopra provided a golden end to India's campaign. Mihir Vasavda captures scenes from the venue and the magnitude of the gold medal and Nihal Koshie breaks down the javelin thrower's technique and confidence which proved key.
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew with Analysis of a thrilling Day 4 at Trent Bridge, as Joe Root stroked a century of the highest class to give England hope of beating India. With reaction from Deep Dasgupta, Michael Vaughan,Mark Ramprakash, Joe Root and Jasprit Bumrah.
View from the Boundary - Nigel Boyle aka H from Line of Duty.
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
The actor Nigel Boyle joined Jonathan Agnew to discuss his newfound love of cricket and what it was like to be unveiled as “The fourth man”.
Pod of the RIngs: Sour secret to the untiring women's hockey team
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time1 month ago
Mihir Vasavda and Gaurav Bhatt discuss how shots of pickle juice kept the Indian team running without cramping. They also talk about Bajrang Punia's defeat and the javelin throw final featuring Neeraj Chopra and German great Johannes Vetter among others.
Robinson claims a maiden five-wicket haul
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
Analysis of day three of England's first test against India with Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan, and Deep Dasgupta. Including reaction from Ollie Robinson and KL Rahul.
Michael Holding
Test Match Special BBC
access_time1 month ago
West Indies legend Michael Holding joined Jonathan Agnew at Trent Bridge to talk about his book "Why we kneel, how we rise".
Pod of the Rings: India's first hockey medal in 41 years and the euphoria
Express Sports The Indian Express
access_time2 months ago
Mihir Vasavda and Gaurav Bhatt talk about the celebrations on the pitch after Indian men's hockey team beat Germany to take the bronze medal, in a match that was no less than an action-thriller. They also discuss Ravi Dahiya's silver and Vinesh Phogat's disappointing outing. Read Sandip G's profile on goalkeeper PR Sreejesh here: https://indianexpress.com/article/olympics/india-vs-germany-p-sreejesh-india-win-hockey-bronze7439254/