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Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar

A technically gifted batsman, Manjrekar delighted the purists in his short international cricket career. A wonderful singer, he is a sought-after television commentator and columnist

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The quadrennial spike

The 50-over format is going through an interesting phase. Bilateral ODI series

By Sanjay Manjrekar July 13, 2019

World Cup: Predict a winner at your peril, says Sanjay Manjrekar

Someone up there really likes cricket. In what is essentially a format that is

By Sanjay Manjrekar June 15, 2019

The stars of this IPL

Fifty-three matches in total! It goes on non-stop for weeks. An IPL season is like

By Sanjay Manjrekar May 18, 2019

The IPL’s own nerds

Before the T20s and the IPL came along, there were just two formats in cricket—Test

By Sanjay Manjrekar April 20, 2019

The ridiculous imbalance in ODIs

With the cricket World Cup due in a few weeks, the timing of this article is not

By Sanjay Manjrekar March 23, 2019

The coach who runs the team

Ian Chappell once famously said that the only coach a cricket team needs is the one

By Sanjay Manjrekar February 23, 2019

Dhoni’s method and madness

In India, MSD is as famous an abbreviation as RBI or LIC. There will come a time

By Sanjay Manjrekar January 26, 2019

Beat that stump mic

After winning the first Test in Adelaide, India lost the second Test in Perth. The

By Sanjay Manjrekar December 29, 2018

England, the underachiever

England invented cricket and the first Test was played in 1877 between England and

By Sanjay Manjrekar December 01, 2018

Baptised for greatness

Is it the waters of India? How else do we keep producing all-time-great batsmen with

By Sanjay Manjrekar November 10, 2018

Thanks for coming, Afghanistan

In a crowded Indian cricket calendar, an Asia Cup tournament was a hindrance. As

By Sanjay Manjrekar October 14, 2018

Safe and sorry

When it comes to safety, there is no country like England. ‘Safety first’ is their

By Sanjay Manjrekar September 16, 2018

See sceptics, it’s a century

I had once tweeted that the only thing remaining between Virat Kohli and ultimate

By Sanjay Manjrekar August 19, 2018

Kuldeep's not a freak

My calendar can get pretty tight as a commentator, but whenever I get an offer to do

By Sanjay Manjrekar July 22, 2018

A land that has already risen

Ticked off another item on my bucket list last week—a visit to Japan. I knew cricket

By Sanjay Manjrekar June 24, 2018
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