Off The Mark

by Sanjeet Ajgaonkar & Nuwan Ranasinghe

Off The Mark is a podcast run by two Melburnian club cricketers with a habitual fear of the short ball featuring news, analysis and debate of the global cricketing scene.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • 6. Will India dominate cricket forever?

    6. Will India dominate cricket forever?

    India's emphatic annihilation of England in the recent Test series has got us thinking - will they be the best team in the world for the next 20 years? Plus insight into England's angst over Indian pitches, appreciation for the amazing James Anderson, and some much deserved praise and acknowledgment for Afghanistan's rise in Test cricket.

  • 5. WINdia conquer the GABBAtoir

    5. WINdia conquer the GABBAtoir

    What an incredible victory by WINdia - conquering the longstanding fortress of Australian cricket that is, the GABBAtoir. In this week's episode, the Off The Mark boys dissect possibly the finest victory in the history of Indian Test Cricket, bow down in fear to what could be a period of dominance for Indian cricket and work through the myriad of issues currently faced by Australian cricket - from the opening pair, right down to the composition of the fearsome bowling quartet!

  • 4. Captain Kane, you've done it again!

    4. Captain Kane, you've done it again!

    It's been a big week of Test cricket, as Nuwan and Sanjeet froth over superstar Kane Williamson with the Kiwi skipper showing why he deserves to be crowned the new number one ranked Test batsman, whilst simultaneously taking New Zealand to the top of the ICC Test rankings. The third Test between Australia and India at the SCG ended in an epic draw with everyone still scratching their heads as to how the visitors pulled off that great escape. Finally, the Off The Mark boys discuss and personally reflect on the implications of racism and racist abuse in professional and community sport, as it reared its ugly head towards the Indian cricket team at the SCG.

  • 3. Captain Jinx

    3. Captain Jinx

    With Ajinkya Rahane scoring one of the great Boxing Day Test hundreds, 'Captain Jinx' and his side completed an unbelievable turnaround to win the second Test and leave the series squared 1-1. Nuwan and Sanjeet discuss the fightback, and analyse what went wrong for the Aussies.

  • 2. All out for 36!

    2. All out for 36!

    India sparked one of the most stunning batting collapses in their second innings of the first Test at the Adelaide oval, getting rolled by the Aussies for just 36 runs. Nuwan and Sanjeet dissect this bizarre match in detail, as well as some deep-dive analysis and insight for the Boxing Day Test.