Sanjay Manjrekar trolled badly on Twitter during India-Afghanistan match

ICC World Cup 2019: Twitter Comes Down Hard On Sanjay Manjrekar For Poor Commentary

Sanjay Manjrekar
Sanjay Manjrekar. Credit: Twitter

Bangladesh made a stunning comeback to restrict India to 314 runs after Rohit Sharma, and KL Rahul got India off to a flying start at Edgbaston in Birmingham. The Men in Blues once again failed to pounce on the death overs as MS Dhoni was unable to take on the Bangladesh bowlers. However, it was former India cricketer turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar who was at the receiving end of the criticisms for his poor commentary.

Manjrekar trolled badly over poor commentary

Batting first, last match centurion Rohit Sharma once again got India off to an excellent start alongside KL Rahul.  They added 180 runs for the first wicket which is also the highest first wicket partnership for India in the World Cups. Rohit took on the Bangladesh bowlers to bring his fourth World Cup century and in the process broke a handful of records. But the Tigers made an outstanding come back to bring down the free flow of run-rate.

Rohit Sharma

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Mustafizur Rahman led Bangladesh with the ball picking five wickets and restrict India to 314 runs. At one time, it looked like Virat Kohli & Co would post a 350+ score, but Mustafizur’s double strike in one over removing Kohli and Hardik Pandya had cut down the run-rate. MS Dhoni once again struggled to get going scoring only 35 runs off just 33 deliveries including four boundaries.

Meanwhile, it was Sanjay Manjrekar who was at the receiving end for his poor commentary during the match. While many muted the television screen during his commentary, others called Star Sports to ban the former cricketer from commentating further in the World Cup. Manjrekar over criticised the Indian players, especially MS Dhoni.

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