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Sony Sports reinstate Sanjay Manjrekar in the commentary panel for Australia tour

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Manjrekar wasn’t part of the commentary panel throughout the 2020 IPL within the UAE.

Sanjay Manjrekar
Sanjay Manjrekar. (Picture Supply: Fb)

Sanjay Manjrekar, the previous Indian cricketer, is all geared as much as make his return to the commentary field throughout India’s tour of Australia, beginning November 27. The veteran was earlier eliminated by the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the 2020 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL). On fairly a number of situations, Manjrekar confronted the wrath of the netizens for his stern phrases.

Nonetheless, within the 22-man commentary panel for India’s full-fledged tour, Sony Photos Sports activities Community (SPSN), on Thursday, included his identify. India’s marketing campaign begins on the approaching Friday with the ODI sequence adopted by the T20I sequence. The Border-Gavaskar Trophy is scheduled to get underway on December 17. The Indian gamers are at present in Sydney quarantining and coaching after reaching final Thursday.

An opportunity for Sanjay Manjrekar to make a robust comeback

So far as Manjrekar is anxious, he discovered himself in an argument after he known as Ravindra Jadeja a ‘bits and items’ cricketer throughout the 2019 World Cup. Thereafter, throughout India’s maiden Day-Evening Take a look at in opposition to Bangladesh in November on the Eden Gardens, he had an unsightly spat with Harsha Bhogle. Subsequently, the Indian followers known as for his removing from the commentary panel.

Manjrekar will now be eager to make amends in his upcoming stint. Within the meantime, it’s pertinent to notice that the legendary Sunil Gavaskar wasn’t included within the listing of commentators. Arjun Pandit and Harsha Bhogle have been roped in because the official presenters. Zaheer Khan and Virender Sehwag, the members of India’s 2011 World Cup-winning staff, have been additionally included.

Right here’s the listing of commentators 

English & Hindi: Ajit Agarkar, Sanjay Manjrekar, Harsha Bhogle, Murali Kartik, Ajay Jadeja

Hindi: Virender Sehwag, Mohammad Kaif, Vijay Dahiya, Vivek Razdan, Zaheer Khan

English: Glenn McGrath and Nick Knight

Telugu: RJ Hemant, Vijay Mahavadi, Gnaneshwar Rao, C Venkatesh, Illendula Ramprasad

Tamil: T Arasu, Sheshadri Srinivasan, Vidhyut Sivaramakrishna, R Sathish, Naveen Shaur

Again in 2017-18, Cricket Australia penned down a take care of Sony Photos Sports activities Community for six years. As per the contract, all of the dwell cricket matches in Australia might be broadcasted on Sony and live-streamed on Sony LIV. Sony had even broadcasted India’s earlier tour Down Underneath in 2018-19.

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