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newscricket17 days ago

IND Vs ENG | Experts left guessing as Ravindra Jadeja bats ahead of Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant

After India lost three quick wickets, Ravindra Jadeja, on Day 1 of the 4th Test at The Oval on Thursday, walked ahead of Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant. Former India cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Sanjay Manjrekar were left guessing following the arrival of the southpaw in the middle.
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newscricket24 days ago

IND vs ENG | Unlike many greats, Virat Kohli has got a very obvious weakness, states Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that Virat Kohli, unlike other greats of the game, has got an obvious weakness that gets exploited. Kohli could last just 17 balls, scoring 7, on Day 1 of the third England-India Test at Headingley, falling to James Anderson for the seventh time in the format.
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newscricketa month ago

Sanjay Manjrekar picks his Indian XI for Lord's Test, leaves out Ravindra Jadeja 

Renowned cricket expert Sanjay Manjrekar revealed his Indian playing XI for the second Test against England at Lord's and picked Ravichandran Ashwin over all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. He also left out Shardul Thakur from his XI and picked specialist batsman Hanuma Vihari to bat at No.6.
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newscricket2 months ago

SL vs IND | Happy with Shaw getting 40s and 50s if the team has enough batting depth, asserts Sanjay Manjrekar

Indian cricket expert Sanjay Manjrekar has praised Prithvi Shaw and stated that he's happy with him getting quickfire 40s and 50s as long as India have enough depth in the batting department. He also added that people shouldn't pressurize Shaw to get big hundreds as long as he's playing well.
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newscricket2 months ago

SL vs IND | Will pick Kishan ahead of Samson as WK for the series, opines Sanjay Manjrekar 

Indian cricket expert Sanjay Manjrekar has batted for the inclusion of young Ishan Kishan over Sanju Samson for the wicketkeeping role in the series against Sri Lanka. He also expressed his happiness over the selection of 'game-changer' Kuldeep Yadav, who has suffered a lean patch of late.
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newscricket3 months ago

WTC Final | Always against picking Jadeja as batsman, it backfired against NZ, asserts Sanjay Manjrekar 

Indian cricket expert Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that picking Ravindra Jadeja for his batting, something he has always been against, backfired in the WTC Final against New Zealand. He also added that had India picked Hanuma Vihari, they might well have ended with a better score.
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newscricket3 months ago

Shubman Gill will have to work on his footwork, reckons Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has criticized Indian batsman Shubman Gill for his footwork, after being dismissed against Tim Southee in the second innings of the WTC final. The commentator also pointed out that Indian batsmen have the preconceived notion of playing each ball on the front foot.
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newscricket3 months ago

WTC Final | Rahane’s dismissals are associated with his state of mind, believes Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar believes that Ajinka Rahane’s dismissals are associated with his state of mind and tentativeness, after the vice-captain was dismissed attempting to pull Neil Wagner on the third day of the WTC final. Manjrekar feels that Rahane lacks the commitment while playing shots.
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newscricket3 months ago

WTC Final | The bad light rules can be more reasonable, opines Sanjay Manjrekar 

The WTC final between India and New Zealand has been interrupted by spells of rain and bad light, and in wake of that, Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that the bad light rules need to be more reasonable. He added that very rarely does the match officials ask the players to continue in such situations.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sanjay Manjrekar raises questions over Ashwin's 'all-time-great' status; Ian Chappell disagrees

Cricketer turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar raised questions over Ravichandran Ashwin's status as an all-time great, owing to him not being able to match his home dominance in SENA conditions. However, Ian Chappell disagreed with Manjrekar, and argued that numbers don't always tell the full story.
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