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newscricket10 days ago

Request BCCI to reconsider Sanjay Manjrekar sacking, pleads Chandrakant Pandit

Former India cricketer and renowned coach Chandrakant Pandit has requested the BCCI to reconsider their decision to sack Sanjay Manjrekar and believes that the board’s decision to sack the latter sends a wrong message. Manjrekar, last week, was relieved of his duties as a commentator by the BCCI.
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newscricket13 days ago

Accept that BCCI may not have been happy with my performance, says Sanjay Manjrekar

Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar has accepted the BCCI’s decision to remove him from its commentary panel for India's international assignments. Manjrekar has been in hot waters with his commentary ever since the bits and pieces comment on Ravindra Jadeja during the World Cup last year.
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newscricket15 days ago

Reports | Sanjay Manjrekar axed from BCCI commentary panel

Former India international Sanjay Manjrekar has been removed from BCCI’s commentary panel after being indulged in a couple of controversies in the past year or so. Reports suggest that he might not even feature in the IPL and no clear reason for such adverse action is not known as of yet.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | India's lack of pure swing bowlers difference between sides, says Sanjay Manjrekar

Former India cricketer-turned-commentator Sanjay Manjrekar reckons that India’s lack of pure swing bowlers in its attack was the difference between the two sides in the first Test at Wellington. Barring Ishant Sharma, the Indian seamers looked out of sorts in windy conditions at the Basin Reserve. 
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Virat Kohli’s failure in both innings deciding factor of Wellington Test, feels Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar feels that the failure of Virat Kohli in both the innings was the deciding factor as India lost the first Test by ten wickets to New Zealand. On the other hand, Kohli feels that there are no issues with him as he pointed out that sometimes runs don't define how a batsman bats.
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newscricket2 months ago

India under Virat Kohli reminiscent of Pakistan under Imran Khan, says Sanjay Manjrekar

Former Indian cricketer-turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar has compared Virat Kohli’s tenure as Indian captain to that of Pakistan’s World Cup-winning captain Imran Khan after India’s historic 5-0 T20 cleansweep of New Zealand. Manjrekar has also named KL Rahul as the find of the series.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Can’t see Virat Kohli batting at No.4 working for India, opines VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman feels that India made a blunder by sending Virat Kohli to bat at No.4 and stated that he can’t see the plan working out successfully. Former India cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Sanjay Manjrekar also mirrored the views of Laxman, attesting that Kohli should bat at No.3.
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newscricket3 months ago

Four-day Test is worth a try, insists Sanjay Manjrekar

Former India batsman and commentator Sanjay Manjrekar has stated that Test cricket needs to be presented eyeing fans’ interests in the sport and opined that it is worth trying out. The ICC has proposed this latest concept of a four-day Test so as to find space for another World event.
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newscricket3 months ago

Lost my control, was unprofessional and wrong, admits Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar accepted that the year 2019 was his worst year as a commentator and analyst. Manjrekar got into banters with fellow commentators more often than not and also his prediction about Ravindra Jadeja being a bits and pieces player fell flat on its face after the semifinal.
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newscricket4 months ago

A backup middle order batsman would be a good idea for CSK, opines Sanjay Manjrekar

Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar opined that CSK must look to go for a back up middle order batter as he pointed out all the experience and expertise of their senior players. Manjrekar also highlighted Dhoni’s obsession to stick with the experience of aged players when it comes to leading CSK.
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