Season 4 - Episode 5 - The West Indies taste success despite India's selection mess
The West Indies have recently achieved a bit of success against India in their home white-ball series, despite the visitors bringing over a power-packed side. Nuwan and Hasith explore what this means for India's preparation for the 50-over World Cup, as many pundits believe they were not taking this series very seriously. The absence of some of India's big stars in this series, along with the relatively low team totals in the T20 matches makes many wonder if they even cared about this series at all.
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Does David Warner deserve a farewell Test?
The Ashes has ended in a tantalising draw, with both teams winning two Tests apiece. Nuwan and Hasith unpack the Ashes as whole to work out who was the better side overall despite the stalemate, and review the highs and the lows of arguably one of the most exciting and entertaining Test series for the ages. The conversation meanders towards the future of David Warner, and the duo sit down to examine where he truly sits among the pantheon of modern-day batting greats.
Season 4 - Episode 3 - An unlikely Ashes villain stuns England's Bazball mission
Nuwan and Hasith wrap up the first Ashes Test, where Australia scraped home by just two wickets despite it being a rain-affected game. The In The Salmon duo discuss whether the merits of Bazball have really helped England in this game, and examine if a more typical Test match batting approach would have helped in this situation.England fast bowler Ollie Robinson has come under intense criticism in Australian media, with some news sources labelling him as the 'ultimate Ashes villain.' Nuwan and Hasith unpack whether the backlash from some ex-Australian Ashes legends is warranted given that the home team are already on the backfoot in this series.
Season 4 - Episode 2 - India implode, Bazball to decode in an Ashes to behold
It's all about red-ball cricket in this episode of In The Salmon. Nuwan and Hasith unpack and analyse why it all went wrong for India in the World Test Championship Final, and speculate on whether their once-strong batting firepower is on the decline. The Ashes is also upon us, and the In The Salmon duo get stuck into talking about this Test series that has been highly anticipated by all the purists of the cricketing world. Will this be Warner's last series ever? How does Australia counter Bazball? Which Aussie fast bowler will miss out in the first Ashes Test? All these questions and more to be answered right here on In The Salmon.
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Chennai's supremacy, Dhoni's legacy and the World Test Championship selection mystery
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In The Salmon is back with a bang for season four, with the duo getting stuck into all things finals cricket related. The recently concluded IPL final saw the Chennai Super Kings clinch their fifth title against a gutsy Gujarat Titans, with the ice-man Ravindra Jadeja hitting a six and a four off the last two balls off the final over of the match to script one of the most incredible fairytale finishes. Nuwan and Hasith discuss this game in detail to unpack why the Chennai Super Kings have remained dominant under MS Dhoni's captaincy. They divulge further into what this means for the great man's legacy as a cricketer and leader, given that he alone continues to win the hearts of Indian cricket fans across multiple generations.The World Test Championship final is also due to start this week - Nuwan and Hasith chat about red ball cricket and name their preferred teams for India and Australia in this much-anticipated contest.