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Haresh Pandya

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About Me

Haresh Pandya is one of India’s leading cricket writers – highly experienced and widely published in a number of prestigious national and international newspapers and magazines. Over the years he has featured prominently and prolifically in The Hindu, The Times of India, The Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Mid-Day, Mumbai Mirror, Sportstar, Outlook, ESPNCricinfo.com, Rediff.com, The Guardian (UK), The Independent (UK), India Abroad (US), The New York Times and the Wisden group of publications, among others. He has covered Test matches, One-Day Internationals, including two World Cups on the subcontinent, and interviewed scores of Indian and foreign cricketers – Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, AB de Villiers, Glenn McGrath, David Gower, Michael Brearley, et al.

30-Mar-2017 India's man for all seasons

Ravindra Jadeja can contribute a lot more with the bat and become an even better all rounder.

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29-Mar-2017 Tiger Pataudi's quiet sense of humour

The Nawab of Indian cricket was funny with and without saying anything.

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06-Mar-2017 C.K. Nayudu Award for Indian veterans

BCCI honour Padmakar Shivalkar & Rajinder Goel with the prestigious Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award this season.

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28-Feb-2017 BBC commentators and the art of the double entendre

There's no shortage of punning & innuendo in cricket, as these instances show.

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12-Feb-2017 Happy birthday Vishy!

February 12th is the birthday of Indian cricketing legend and wristy maestro Gundappa Viswanath.

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04-Jan-2017 Heavy price for the lawless BCCI

The Supreme Court has snuffed out the dictatorship of the BCCI. Will Indian cricket, or its image, change for the better?

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21-Oct-2016 Beautiful fours vs slogged sixes

There's nothing like a perfectly timed, perfectly placed four racing away along the ground.

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21-Oct-2016 There is no good book on Sachin

Books about Sachin Tendulkar tend to be high on quantity & low on quality.

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