Updated: March 15, 2020 7:26:27 pm
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’ve all the time thought-about commentary as a nice privilege, however by no means an entitlement. It is up to my employers whether or not they select to have me or not & I’ll all the time respect that. Maybe BCCI has not been pleased with my efficiency of late. I settle for that as a skilled.
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) March 15, 2020
“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.
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)
📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and keep up to date with the newest headlines
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd