10 Jan, 2024

Shrikant Wagh

  • Head of Sport
  • Leeds, UK
Cricket Director of Sport

Personal Summary

Accomplished Cricket Expert and Sport Business Management Professional with 16+ years in Professional cricket, including INDIA-A, IPL, and Ranji Trophy, and certified as a Level 2 Cricket Coach by the ECB. Holds an MSc in Sport Business Management from Leeds Beckett University. As the current Director of Cricket Development and Marketing, excel in strategic planning, team leadership, and driving sports initiatives. Experienced in enhancing cricket engagement and operational roles at Manchester United, I blend practical sports experience with academic insights to foster growth in cricket and sports business management.

Work Experience

Cricket development Director & Marketing
Apr 2023 - Rastrick Cricket Club

o   Strategic Cricket Development: Spearheaded comprehensive cricket development programs, increasing player engagement by 30%.

o   Performance Optimization: Led and mentored a team of coaches, achieving a 20% improvement in team performance metrics.

o   Youth Talent Cultivation: Established a youth talent identification and nurturing system, enhancing the club's talent pool by 40%.)

Professional Cricketer
Jan 2007 - Oct 2022 BCCI, IPL

Indian Premier League Achievements (IPL)

Awarded 'Man of the Match' in IPL debut.

Represent Rajasthan Royals and Pune Warriors India.

International Representation:

Represented India-A in international tours across New Zealand and Australia.

Legends Cricket League Participation:2023

Playing as overseas professional in UK 2015 -2023

First-Class Cricket Milestones:

Played over 250 first-class cricket matches.

Domestic Cricket Victories:

Winner of Ranji Trophy in 2018 season.

Championed the Duleep and Deodhar Trophies in the 2013-2014 season.

Early Career Recognition:

Education

MSC SPORT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Sep 2022 - Oct 2023 LEEDS BECKETT UNIVERSITY
ECB LEVEL 2 CRICKET CERTIFICATE
Apr 2015 - ECB