‘Accept BCCI’s decision as a professional’: Sanjay Manjrekar responds to ouster
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: March 15, 2020 7:26:27 pm

Sanjay Manjrekar says he has all the time thought-about commentary a privilege and never an entitlement. (Instagram/SanjayManjrekar)

Reacting to his ouster from the BCCI commentary panel for the South Africa ODI sequence, former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar on Sunday stated he accepted the decision as a skilled.

“I have always considered commentary as a great privilege, but never an entitlement,” the 54-year-old wrote on his twitter deal with.

“It is up to my employers whether they choose to have me or not & I will always respect that. Maybe BCCI has not been happy with my performance of late. I accept that as a professional.”

Manjrekar, who performed 37 Tests and 74 ODIs for India, had courted controversy throughout final 12 months’s World Cup when he termed Ravindra Jadeja a “bits and pieces cricketer”, one thing that didn’t go properly with the Saurashtra all-rounder, who questioned the Mumbaikar’s cricketing credentials.

READ | Jadeja’s reply to Sanjay Manjrekar goes viral

Manjrekar later admitted that he was off the mark along with his unsavoury evaluation of Jadeja’s cricketing prowess.

He was additionally panned on social media for his on-air remark about fellow commentator Harsha Bhogle throughout the ‘Pink Test’ when he questioned the latter’s credibility since he hasn’t performed on the highest degree. Manjrekar had to apologise for that additionally.

(With PTI inputs)

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