70 episodes

The Cricket Library Podcast has the aim of providing a platform for people to share their stories of how the game of cricket has impacted their lives and the lives of others in a positive way. Guests range from people who have had a career in elite level cricket as well as cricket tragics from all walks of life.

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    • 4.8 • 100 Ratings

The Cricket Library Podcast has the aim of providing a platform for people to share their stories of how the game of cricket has impacted their lives and the lives of others in a positive way. Guests range from people who have had a career in elite level cricket as well as cricket tragics from all walks of life.

    Surbhi Vaid - Star on the Rise

    Surbhi Vaid - Star on the Rise

    Surbhi Vaid is a young broadcaster on the rise, having worked as an on-air talent in the IPL and WPL.
    She sits down with Matt Ellis to share the origins of her passion for cricket, embracing the nerves that come with being on camera, working with Aussie legend Brett Lee, the positive impact of the WPL and of course Surbhi will reveal the three people that she would invite to a dream Cricket Net session.
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    • 51 min
    Tatenda Taibu - Keeping The Faith

    Tatenda Taibu - Keeping The Faith

    Tatenda Taibu had a meteoric rise in the cricket world, making his First Class debut as a 16-year-old and taking on the Zimbabwean captaincy at just 20 years of age.
    In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast, Tatenda takes us back to the origins of his passion for the game, the influence of Andy Flower, Zimbabwe's memorable T20 win against a star-studded Australian side, some of his individual achievements, leaving the game to pursue his Christian faith, playing in the IPL and what he is up to now.
    We of course make sure we ask him who he would invite to his dream cricket net session.

    You can read his full story in his book Keeper of the Faith.
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    • 47 min
    Alan Curr - Adventures In Japan & Beyond

    Alan Curr - Adventures In Japan & Beyond

    Alan Curr has an adventurous spirit that has taken him to all corners of the globe. In this edition of the Cricket Library Podcast, he shares the origins of his passions for the game, organising a game of cricket on Mt Everest, landing a job with Japan cricket & the emergence of cricket in Japan.
    The conversation would not be complete without Alan telling us who he would invite to his dream cricket net session.
    Make sure you are following Japan Cricket on all of their social media platforms and read the full story of the cricket games on Mt Everest by getting yourself a copy of the book.

    • 46 min
    David Hussey - A Life In Cricket

    David Hussey - A Life In Cricket

    Dive into our latest Cricket Library Podcast episode featuring the incredible David Hussey! Join us as we explore the origins of David's cricketing passions, his breakthrough into the Victorian team, the unforgettable double century against NSW in Newcastle, and the thrill of representing Australia on the international stage. Discover the secrets behind multiple Sheffield Shield triumphs and gain insights into the positive impact of T20 cricket.
    In our chat, David opens up about his transition from player to coach, shedding light on the invaluable lessons learned throughout his playing career. His wisdom and experience inspire us as we delve into the highs and lows of a remarkable cricketing journey.
    But that's not all! David shares his dream net session lineup, featuring a mix of a cricketing legend, a hilarious comedian, and a baseball icon. Make sure you tune in to find out who is on the invitation list.
    Listen now to be inspired, and subscribe for more great conversations that will keep your passion for the game burning. Don't miss out – your cricket library is waiting to be enriched!
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    • 41 min
    Jimmy Adams - Grateful

    Jimmy Adams - Grateful

    Join us for the latest edition of the Cricket Library Podcast as Matt Ellis sits down with former West Indies captain Jimmy Adams.
    Jimmy shares about his love of the game growing up in rural Jamaica, what wearing the maroon West Indies cap meant to him, the keys to his success with the bat on the sub-continent, scoring a test match double ton against New Zealand, his match-winning marathon 48 not out against Pakistan, the memorable 1999 series against Australia and of course we find out who he would invite to his dream cricket net session.
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    • 50 min
    Richard McInnes - All The Good Stuff Happens On The Other Side Of Fear

    Richard McInnes - All The Good Stuff Happens On The Other Side Of Fear

    Join us for the latest edition of the Cricket Library Podcast as Matt Ellis sits down with Richard McInnes. He shares his remarkable story, from growing up in country Queensland to working with some of Australia's best male and female cricketers.
    Richard gives insights into his time working with John Buchanan and the Australian men's cricket team, coaching in Bangladesh and as coach of the Australian Women's cricket team.
    He shares how his coaching philosophy evolved over time and his desire to create environments where his players could get the best out of themselves.
    Of course we ask Richard to give us the names of who is on his list to invite for a dream cricket net session.
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