Archive for the ‘Silly Point’ Category


In second of the two part series, Island Cricket‘s Hilal Suhaib discusses various things ranging from the mismanagement funds in the world cup, and the need for minimal government intervention in selection policies. Also in discussion are the controversial selection of Sanath Jayasiriya for one last game in England, Dilshan’s captaincy and batting and the need for vision in SLC to take its cricket forward.

Sri Lanka’s domestic league T20 league being postponed is also discussed along with the impact the IPL and BBL will have on world cricket and on the cricketers.

You can listen to Part II of the conversation here: Silly Point – Episode 3-part2. You can listen to Part I here.


In a two part discussion, The CouchExpert’s Goutham Chakravarthi talks to Island Cricket‘s founder and owner, Hilal Suhaib, to discuss about islandcricket, cricket in Sri Lanka, cricket literature in Sri Lanka, issues of corruption with the board and the impact of T20 cricket

In part 1 of the discussion, Hilal discusses the origins of islandcricket, the need for fan generated content, need for satire in cricket writing, Sri Lanka’s ability to produce uniquely original cricketers and the need to groom these original cricketers to deal with success and mental approach at the top level and the cricket literature available in Sri Lanka.

In Part II of the episode, Hilal discusses corruption in Sri Lanka cricket – the mismanagement funds in the world cup, the need for proper administration and the government interference in selections. Also, he discusses the future of Sri Lankan bowling and batting and the impact of T20 cricket on the world game and the need for Sri Lanka Cricket to look beyond India in staging its own T20 league.

You can listen to Part I of the conversation here: Silly Point – Episode 3-part1. Please check here for part II.


In this episode, The CouchExpert’s Goutham Chakravarthi, Chandra Jayarama Krishnan, Rajat Jain are joined by Aravind Srivathsa, columnist and analyst with the popular cricket portal Cricbuzz. They discuss England’s ascent to the top of the world rankings, debate if this is England’s best Test side in the last 20 years, England’s immediate tours of Sri Lanka and U.A.E and the threat from South Africa to the no. 1 ranking and India’s immediate Test future following the annihilation in England.

Sit back and enjoy the show.

Silly Point – Episode 2


In this episode, CouchExpert’s Goutham Chakravarthi, Chandra Jayarama Krishnan and Rajat Jain discuss Spirit of Cricket, India’s injury woes with Zaheer the latest to be injured, the return of Sehwag, Rahul Dravid’s dramatic re-entry to ODI cricket, Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe’s return to Test cricket.

Sit back and enjoy the show.

Silly Point – Episode 1