Guest Column

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


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

Indian potentials’ league

I guess 2018 will be the year when the Indian Premier League became truly Indian. A

By Sanjay Manjrekar May 27, 2018

Amar tomar Kolkata

When I got my IPL schedule, I quickly checked how many matches I was slotted to

By Sanjay Manjrekar April 29, 2018

Enchanting island

A TV producer called me two weeks ago, asking if I would be interested in doing a

By Sanjay Manjrekar April 01, 2018

A new captain, a new team

Post 2000, Indian cricket has shown a steady improvement. Sure, there have been

By Sanjay Manjrekar March 04, 2018

What numbers don’t tell

The following was said about Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath, the other day, in

By Sanjay Manjrekar February 04, 2018

From ‘front decks’ to room service

If there is anything I know along with cricket, it’s hotels. From the age of 15, that is all I have...

By Sanjay Manjrekar January 07, 2018

Rahane needs repairs

Ajinkya Rahane is not the same batsman he was a couple of years back. When the Indian team went...

By Sanjay Manjrekar December 10, 2017

Lethal and leather-bound

You don’t see them on billboards. Theirs will not be the faces you will see in TV promos before an...

By Sanjay Manjrekar November 12, 2017

Test of time

My association with cricket is a long one. It started when I was 12 years old, with dreams in my eyes...

By Sanjay Manjrekar October 15, 2017

Open for business, 24x7

USA does not play cricket. Of any note, I mean. And, that is why it is a country I have not visited too...

By Sanjay Manjrekar September 17, 2017

Empire at rest

I have always been a big fan of England, ever since my first visit. ‘Wish my country was like this’ was...

By Sanjay Manjrekar August 20, 2017

Ladies and the gentleman’s game

My wife is not really into cricket. She did follow cricket for a while, only because I was playing it....

By Sanjay Manjrekar July 23, 2017

Eat, walk, love

One of my first tours as an Indian cricketer was to England in 1990. I fell in love with the country...

By Sanjay Manjrekar June 25, 2017
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