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Sanjay Manjrekar      

Full name Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar

Born July 12, 1965, Mangalore, Mysore

Current age 51 years 149 days

Major teams India, Mumbai

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Other Commentator

Relation Great-uncle - DD Hindlekar, Father - VL Manjrekar

Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 37 61 6 2043 218 37.14 5282 38.67 4 9 220 1 25 1
ODIs 74 70 10 1994 105 33.23 3101 64.30 1 15 99 10 23 0
First-class 147 217 31 10252 377 55.11 31 46 103 2
List A 145 138 25 5175 139 45.79 9 38 64 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 37 3 17 15 0 - - - 5.29 - 0 0 0
ODIs 74 3 8 10 1 1/2 1/2 10.00 7.50 8.0 0 0 0
First-class 147 383 238 3 1/4 79.33 3.72 127.6 0 0
List A 145 14 22 1 1/2 1/2 22.00 9.42 14.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov 25-29, 1987 scorecard
Last Test India v South Africa at Ahmedabad, Nov 20-23, 1996 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v West Indies at Rajkot, Jan 5, 1988 scorecard
Last ODI India v South Africa at Mumbai, Nov 6, 1996 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1984/85 - 1997/98
List A span 1985/86 - 1997/98
Profile

Sanjay Manjrekar pursued technical perfection like a man obsessed, but for a batsman hailed as the next Sunil Gavaskar, he ended up with a career that was largely unrealised. Though he never saw his father Vijay bat, those who did couldn't help commenting that the technical rectitude was inherited. His century against a four-prong West Indian pace attack at Bridgetown in 1988-89 was masterful, and he followed it up with a double and single century in Pakistan. But he only managed one other century - a laboured if match-saving effort in Zimbabwe's inaugural Test. He struggled to find his rhythm and form on bouncy pitches in Australia and South Africa, and never recaptured that poise and balance. Manjrekar made an unsuccessful attempt at reinventing himself as an opener in 1997, and faded out of the international scene. He kept wicket occasionally, and often regaled team-mates with his singing. He now works as a television commentator and media pundit.

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May 29, 2016

The commentary team for the final poses with the IPL trophy, Royal Challengers Bangalore v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2016, final, Bangalore, May 29, 2016

The commentary team for the final poses with the IPL trophy

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Sep 5, 2015

Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar signs an autograph at the event, The Insider, Mumbai, September 4, 2015

Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar signs an autograph at the event

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Feb 4, 2015

Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar talks to the Mumbai Ranji side a few days before their crucial match against Karnataka, Mumbai, February 4, 2015

Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar talks to the Mumbai Ranji side

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group C: Andhra v Hyderabad at Lucknow - Dec 7-10
Andhra 190 Hyderabad 81/5 (45 ov)
Group A: Baroda v U. Pradesh at Nasik - Dec 7-10
U. Pradesh 481 Baroda 242/5 (63 ov)
Group A: Bengal v M. Pradesh at Delhi - Dec 7-10
Bengal 475/9d M. Pradesh 19/1 (9 ov)
Group C: Chhattisgarh v J + K at Gwalior - Dec 7-10
Chhattisgarh 370 J + K 33/2 (13 ov)
Group B: Delhi v Saurashtra at Vadodara - Dec 7-10
Saurashtra 92 & 234/5 (77 ov) Delhi 237
Group C: Goa v H. Pradesh at Mumbai - Dec 7-10
Goa 380 H. Pradesh 254/2 (45 ov)
Group A: Gujarat v Tamil Nadu at Belgavi - Dec 7-10
Gujarat 307 Tamil Nadu 154/2 (66 ov)
Group C: Haryana v Tripura at Kolkata - Dec 7-10
Haryana 231 & 186/4 (43 ov) Tripura 178
Group B: Karnataka v Maharashtra at Mohali - Dec 7-10
Maharashtra 163 Karnataka 313/9 (101 ov)
Group C: Kerala v Services at Delhi - Dec 7-10
Services 322 Kerala 31/1 (11 ov)
Group A: Mumbai v Punjab at Rajkot - Dec 7-10
Punjab 468 Mumbai 8/2 (7.2 ov)
Group B: Rajasthan v Vidarbha at Greater Noida - Dec 7-10
Rajasthan 140 & 10/0 (11 ov) Vidarbha 116
4th Test: India v England at Mumbai - Dec 8-12
England 288/5 (94 ov)
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