Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar has defended his comment about Ravichandran Ashwin not being an all-time great according to him. Manjrekar was trolled on social media for his recent observation that, while Ravichandran Ashwin is a good bowler, he cannot be placed in the category of all-time great.
India’s domestic cricket legend Rajinder Goel, often referred to as one of ‘India’s nearly men’, died on Sunday after a prolonged illness. Goel was 77. A left-arm spinner, Goel picked up a massive 750 first-class wickets in a career that spanned two and a half decades
Former India cricketer-turned-commentator Sanjay Manjrekar, who played a fair amount of his cricket in the 1990s, has reiterated that Indian cricket was way too dependent on Sachin Tendulkar the batsman back in the era. Speaking to Ravichandran Ashwin in 'Reminisence with Ash' show on Instagram, Manjrekar admitted what a lot of other experts have also spoken about.
A few former cricketers, including Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar, have recently spoken out in favour of having Day Night Tests as the way forward to revive the oldest and most challenging format of the game.
Former India Test cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar turns 47 today. And like it has often happened with father-son duo of cricketers, the pressure of being a legend’s son possibly never allowed Manjrekar to blossom at the international level.