Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar divides opinion like no other commentator. The majority, however, more often than not criticise Sanjay Manjrekar. The ex-cricketer-turned-commentator has developed a knack of coming up with controversial statement on air. He also frequently ends up making others angry with his tweets.
In the last few years, we have seen quite a number of notable sports personalities especially from cricket giving an earful to Manjrekar. He was recently slammed by none other than Indian allrounder Ravindra Jadeja. So, here we take a look at five instances when other sports persons slammed Manjrekar for his tweets.
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5. Kieron Pollard
During the 2017 Indian Premier League, Kieron Pollard had slammed Sanjay Manjrekar on Twitter. Pollard was not at all happy with Manjrekar’s comment during Mumbai Indians’ win over Kolkata Knight Riders. Pollard had managed 17 runs from as many balls and Manjrekar had said that the Caribbean allrounder is not good to play higher up the order. A furious Pollard had then take to Twitter to blast Manjrekar.
“@sanjaymanjrekar u feel any positive can come out of your mouth bcuz u get pay to talk u can continue with your verbal diarrhea (sic),” Pollard tweeted
@sanjaymanjrekar u feel any positive can come out of your mouth bcuz u get pay to talk u can continue with your verbal diarrhea ..
— Kieron Pollard (@KieronPollard55) April 9, 2017