Rasesh Mandani loves a straight drive. He has been covering cricket, the governance and business side of sport for close to two decades. He writes and video blogs for HT.
Articles by Rasesh Mandani
The Trans-Tasman rivals face-off in Dharamsala in one of the few day games in the tournament
The slow Chennai may help rein in the Proteas batters who have amassed runs game after game in this World Cup, provided the Pakistan spinners click
The closing stages of the India-New Zealand match were viewed by a record 43 million, beating the previous peak of 35 million during the India-Pakistan match
South Africa registered another thumping win while the defeat left holders England on the brink of an early 2023 World Cup exit
The defending champions and the Proteas both will look to come roaring back after upsets against Afghanistan and Netherlands respectively
Tendulkar served as a ball boy at the 1987 WC, realised his dream in 2011 and retired 2 years later. He will unveil his statue at the venue in World Cup 2023
Having missed the first three games, the allrounder is set to play his first 2023 World Cup game on Saturday
With virtuoso performances, the speedster is gate-crashing the batters-only endorsement club as brands which stood by him during injury now reap rewards
A record crowd from different financial and social backgrounds, even the differently abled, made it to Ahmedabad on Saturday
BCCI once rejected the International Cricket Council's ‘Project USA’ and was averse to taking the Olympic plunge. Then, things changed
An England team without batting belligerence lacks aura, needs to reclaim that hallmark after Kiwi mauling
At Ahmedabad, plenty of free tickets were offered. Women spectators also came in as part of a mobilisation drive after fan apathy when the match started
The opener hit 152* and Ravindra 123* with their record unbroken stand carrying the team to a nine-wicket win.
This World Cup being of the longer white-ball version, lacking the pace and packaging of T20 cricket and the rich history of Test cricket, surely needs some
Cricket dominates 90 percent of viewership and ad spends in sport, but Neeraj Chopra’s unstoppable run is making heads turn
If R Ashwin makes it to India’s final 15 for the World Cup, he will not have much company with off-spinners being under the pump
The two new teams that together splurged ₹12,715 crore in 2021 look good to recover costs as per the assessment report.
The September 29 game will be played without spectators after the Hyderabad Police expressed their inability to provide security on that day.
The primary reason why India rarely plays bilateral cricket at full strength is workload management but what does that mean for the game itself?
Back in the 90’s, it was the pinch-hitters. Now, a whole new crop of T20 game changers are picked in ODIs just for playing a high-risk, high-reward game
Efforts are on to safeguard the India-Pakistan Super 4 tie on Sunday from being rained out like last week, with a reserve day in place.
Tournament hosts Pakistan Cricket Board unhappy, write back to the Asian Cricket Council asking for a meeting.
The long wait for the white-ball keeper-batter's injury comeback still continues as the selectors meet to name hosts India’s 15-member squad on Tuesday
After acquiring IPL’s digital rights, Viacom 18 went after exclusivity for bilateral cricket, taking home both TV and digital rights
The outcome of Thursday’s sale may depend on the three competing broadcasters’ outlook towards exclusivity
The valuation has exceeded expectations with the Indian board having cut the base prize down to attract bidding interest
Encourage run-scoring, keep minimum 70-yard boundaries and ensure full ground coverage in case of rain, ICC's pitch consultant instructs local curators
At 20, the left-hander in contention for a World Cup berth is set to ink a multi-year deal with a sports apparel major
The former BCCI president who played a part in picking Rahul Dravid as India’s head coach refuses to be drawn into passing a judgement
With consistent performances in ODIs over a period of time, Shardul Thakur is in the running for World Cup selection as a pace-bowling all-rounder