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newscricket19 days ago

No need for India to implement split captaincy, opines Sanjay Manjrekar

Renowned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar is of the opinion that India should continue with Virat Kohli as the captain of the side in all three formats and stated that there is no need for the team to do otherwise. Manjrekar stated that all-round Kohli is the right man at the helm for all formats.
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newscricketa month ago

Defensive batting is a ‘fair assessment’ of my style, admits Rahul Dravid

Regarded as one of the greatest Test players, Rahul Dravid has admitted that he did bat defensively during his time but also regarded his style as one of his biggest strengths. Dravid has also revealed that growing up, he idolized the batting of the legendary Sunil Gavaskar and Gundappa Vishwanath.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar getting out is a very rare thing, notes Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has noted that throughout his career, Sachin Tendulkar getting out to was a very rare thing, adding that he brought in a batting revolution in the country. Manjrekar also revealed that the Indian team were dependant on the Mumbaikar to perform home and away in the mid-90s.
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newscricket2 months ago

No cricketer is going to be dropped because I said it, states Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has admitted that no cricketer is going to be dropped from the national team because he criticised a player for their performance. He also revealed that players are highly sensitive and added that he would have been finished as a commentator if he crossed his boundaries.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Best Books on Indian cricket

One of the most underrated aspects behind the popularity of the Indian Cricket is the literature that drives it. From the days of MAK Pataudi to Virat Kohli, it has been a rich one, even though the English aficionados will disagree. Here we dive deep into some of the best books on Indian cricket.
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newscricket3 months ago

Mumbai Indians has threatened CSK in the last few years as a team, claims Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has opined that Mumbai Indians as a team are changing the dynamics of the IPL and have emerged as a constant threat to Chennai Super Kings. He has also pointed out that Mumbai's better record in the final is the reason behind his assessment of MI being better than CSK in the IPL.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL should happen as it will kickstart the economy, opines Sanjay Manjrekar

According to Sanjay Manjrekar, the upcoming cricketing season should kickstart with the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as it will boost the economy. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the IPL - that was supposed to begin on March 29 - has been pushed to April 15.
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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months 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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