Star Performers- Indian Premier League, Week II

Deepak Chahar: Deepak Chahar has always been a great prospect as far as I’m concerned. Although injuries threatened to end his career; he’s fought back exceptionally well, emerging a stronger player. He has that natural ability to swing the ball away from right-handed batsmen which is why Dhoni’s locked him early and gives him the […]

Star Performers- Indian Premier League, Week I

KL Rahul: KL Rahul is a much improved batsman these last 6 months; I see that he has a much faster downswing with the bat. He is amongst a new breed of batsmen who are comfortable across all the three formats of the game. He is also looking good behind the stumps & it looks […]

Talent Identification IV

Continuing the thread on tips to guard giving away more product categories than required. Smaller issues like these that are not central to the premise of both parties wanting to partner with each other, can sometimes become an unnecessary distraction to the deal. Sometimes certain “housekeeping items” for you, could become “deal break worthy items” […]

Talent Identification III

As we know the Performance analysis is a big step in the journey. You might need to enlist some professional help. Statistics tell you great stories, and an expert will help you make these numbers more intuitive. Video Analysts are great resources to use, as their software helps in the efficiency of analysis. Performance analysis […]

Talent Identification II

Analysis of a player’s technique should be part of your referencing and you may need to hire a scout or coach for his/ her feedback. There are certain technical traits that are required to give an athlete a greater chance of success when the world is watching. And the presence/ absence/ build-ability of these traits […]

Talent Identification

At the crux of every athlete’s signing are the two P’s – Potential and Performance. It needs to be both – the dosage of each component could be varying, but essentially a player is signed not for what they are only doing TODAY, but what they are capable of doing tomorrow or the day after, and that’s […]