Manoj Badale on IPL lessons, cricket growth prospects and the future of sports investment
Published by: SportsPro
SportsPro editor at large Eoin Connolly speaks to Manoj Badale, owner of Indian Premier League cricket team Rajasthan Royals, where they discuss new opportunities and the potential of Indian sport.
They discuss the lessons of Manoj’s new book – A New Innings, co-authored with cricket writer, analyst and broadcaster Simon Hughes – and track some of the trends that have marked his work in the sport and a few that will define its future.
On the agenda are the tensions between protection and progress, the export and domestic growth potential of Indian sport, the need to rebalance commercial models and re-establish priorities, weathering Covid and preparing for new opportunities.