Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar is a former Indian cricketer.
He played international cricket for India from 1987 until 1996 as a
right-handed middle order batsman and occasional wicket-keeper,
and was known for his technically correct batting style. Following the
conclusion of his cricket career, he now works as a successful cricket
‘Vijay Manjrekar's re-incarnation’ ‘The next Sunil Gavaskar’
The names of such legends were used to describe the arrival of Sanjay Manjrekar
Like his father Vijay Manjrekar, Sanjay was a technically gifted batsmen who
played spinners and fast bowlers extremely well. His first major knock came in
the away series against the West Indies in 1989. On a green top at the
Kensington Oval in Barbados, West Indies were armed with several deadly bowlers
including Courtney Walsh, Malcolm Marshall, Ian Bishop and Curtly Ambrose.
Manjrekar batted with great composure as he scored his first Test century.
Although he did not contribute in the later Tests, he showed the world that he
was a technically solid batsman. In the next series against Pakistan in 1989,
Manjrekar demonstrated that he was the next big thing in cricket. He blazed
away to an unbeaten 113 at Karachi. In the next Test at Lahore, he notched up his
highest score by scoring 218. The way how he tackled Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis
and Imran Khan was brilliant. His first class average was 55.14 and his
Test match average is 37.14.
As a successful commentator, he has won numerous awards for
his insightful and analytical style of commentary, with both current and past
international stars praising his in-depth knowledge of the game. He is
considered to be a wonderful singer by some of his former team-mates. He
released an Indipop album called 'Rest Day'. He sang some of his favorite songs
as well as some Indian cricketers' favourites. He talks about strategies, some
very impacting incidents of the cricket and weaves his inspirational journey
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