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‘Khamosh’: Fans vent their ire as Sanjay Manjrekar lauds Jadeja with ‘wink’ emoji

Indian Express 2019-07-10 09:14:14

Sanjay Manjrekar's tweet lauding Jadeja garnered a lot of attention online and got fans talking as people took offence to the emoji used by him.

Indian cricket fans have given a hard time to former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar even since he called a “bits and pieces player”. Besides lashing out at Manjrekar over his Jadeja’s performances in the two matches he played turned the tables against the former player.

Coming to bowl in the 11th over against Sri Lanka, in his very over and not only won hearts but also shut Manjrekar’s criticism and Twitterati had a field day trolling the commentator.

In the semi-finals against New Zealand, it was Jadeja who shined once again, , taking India closer to the target. Although India lost, people hailed the all-rounder and even Manjrekar lauded him. “Well played Jadeja!” the former Test player tweeted with a wink emoji.

Well played Jadeja! 😉

— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar)

The tweet quickly garnered a lot of attention online and got fans talking, with people taking offence to the emoji used by him.

Manjerkar is happiest man at this moment. Might have prayed to get Jadeja out. Sorry you have fallen lower than lowest

— Dhritiman (@dhritiman_7)

Manjrekar in got panned for
1. His commentary
2. Bits and pieces player comment
3. Now this tweet.

Time sacked him.

— Sanjeev (@agrawalsanjeev)

— தீரன் (@karthik_nmkl)

Is it a teaser? You seem to be in a cheeky mood.. Are you happy that India lost?

— Keh Ke Peheno (@coolfunnytshirt)

Hate is too strong a word to use for anyone.

Hate is too mild a word to use for this lowlife.

— The Zucker Doctor (@DoctorLFC)

take whatever you want just throw this man out of the commentary. He is soo full of negativity & hatred i bet there are better commentators from India you can hire them.

— Astronaut 🐒 (@TheRobustRascal)

We would have accepted it as a sportsman spirit but the way u used a winking emoji 😉, you lost people’s respect. As if u r happy that couldn’t take the team to the finals. Disgusting. You were never a great player and doesn’t seems to be a good human being too

— Anil Singhvi Zee Business (@AnilSinghviZEE)

Wow..indian selfcentrism is staggering.

— BChidam (@BChidam)

— Vamsi Kaka (@vamsikaka)

— Pranjul Sharma (@Pranjultweet)

Never hated you more! Our team just got knocked out of the keep your personal agendas to yourself moron, the country is sad.

— 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿Habibti🇮🇳 (@Yas_Queen17)

Yes – just the way you played it dirty by being anti – India throughout – that wink is disgusting!! This bits-n-pieces commentator needs to be thrown out!!

— 🇮🇳 Moshka 🇮🇳 (@MoshkaNazar)

— राहुल उपाध्याय (@Rahul0427111)

Winkkkk…. Beta izzat pani hai to Izzat dena seekh
Karam apne apne ne dil jeeta hai
Tumne ki peti badi wali 😄😄

— Vandana Ruhela (@Vandanaruhela)