Former India batsman and now a famend broadcaster Sanjay Manjrekar on Sunday reacted to being dropped from the commentary panel of BCCI. In a tweet, Manjrekar mentioned that he accepts the choice from the Indian cricket board, and mentioned he took the job as a “great privilege”. “I have always considered commentary as a great privilege, but never an entitlement. It is up to my employers whether they choose to have me or not & I will always respect that,” he mentioned.
I’ve at all times thought of commentary as a nice privilege, however by no means an entitlement. It is as much as my employers whether or not they select to have me or not & I’ll at all times respect that. Maybe BCCI has not been proud of my efficiency of late. I accept that as a skilled.
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) March 15, 2020
The former proper-handed batsman added: “Maybe BCCI has not been happy with my performance of late. I accept that as a professional.”
Manjrekar, who has been a common characteristic within the commentary field throughout India’s dwelling matches for the previous couple of years or so, is now anticipated to not be included in IPL 2020 too, which is now slated to start from April 15, as an alternative of March 29 due to the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus.
He was reportedly not current in Dharamsala throughout the first ODI between India and South Africa, which was washed out with out a ball being bowled on Thursday. Other BCCI panel commentators Sunil Gavaskar, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, and Murali Kartik have been, nevertheless, current on the venue.
While there was no readability on the rationale behind leaving Manjrekar out, a report added that the authorities weren’t completely happy together with his work. “Maybe he will be left out from the IPL panel too. At this stage, it is not on top of our minds. But the fact is they are not happy with his work,” a supply was quoted as saying by Mumbai Mirror.