Sanjay Manjrekar

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Sanjay Manjrekar
Personal information
Full name Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar
Born (1965-07-12) 12 July 1965 (age 48)
Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Bowling style Right-arm Off spin
Role Wicketkeeper-Batsman
Relations Vijay Manjrekar (father)
Dattaram Hindlekar (Great-uncle)
International information
National side
Test debut 25 November 1987 v West Indies
Last Test 20 November 1996 v South Africa
ODI debut 5 January 1988 v West Indies
Last ODI 6 November 1996 v South Africa
Domestic team information
Years Team
1984–1998 Mumbai
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC List A
Matches 37 74 147 145
Runs scored 2043 1994 10252 5175
Batting average 37.14 33.23 55.11 45.79
100s/50s 4/9 1/15 31/46 9/38
Top score 218 105 377 139
Balls bowled 17 8 383 14
Wickets 0 1 3 1
Bowling average 7.50 79.33 22.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 0/4 1/2 1/4 1/2
Catches/stumpings 25/1 23/0 103/2 64/0
Source: Cricinfo, 16 January 2013

Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar About this sound pronunciation  (born 12 July 1965) is a former Indian cricketer. He played international cricket for India from 1987 until 1996 as a right-handed middle order batsman. He scored just over two thousand runs in Test cricket at an average of 37.14. He occasionally played as wicket-keeper, and was known for his technically correct batting style. Following the conclusion of his cricket career, he works as a cricket commentator.

Cricket career[edit]

Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar was born in Mangalore in what was then the Mysore State in western India, on 12 July 1965(since his mother hailed from Mangalore);[1] the son of Vijay Manjrekar, who made 55 Test match appearances for India between 1952 and 1965.[2] As a school boy, he competed in the Cooch Behar Trophy between 1978 and 1982.[3] He attended Bombay University,[4] and played in the Vizzy Trophy and the Rohinton Baria Trophy between 1983 and 1985,[3] winning both in 1985, with West Zone Universities and Bombay University respectively.[5][6]

He made his first-class cricket debut on 7 March 1985, scoring 57 runs in his only innings for Bombay during their Ranji Trophy quarter-final victory over Haryana.[7] He retained his place for the semi-final, but did not play again after that until the following season.[8] He performed steadily in 1985–86, averaging 42.40 with the bat, though his highest score was 51 not out.[9] The following season, he struck his first century in first-class cricket, remaining 100 not out during the first innings of a match against Baroda.[10] He scored one other hundred that season, and his season's average was 76.40.[9] He struck a double century for West Zone in October 1987, scoring 278 runs from 376 before being run out.[11]

In late 1987, he made his international debut, facing the West Indies in Delhi. He scored five runs in the first innings, and ten in the second, when he retired hurt.[12] His first half-century in international cricket was made against New Zealand in December 1988, during a One Day International. Manjrekar scored 52 runs during a narrow victory for India.[13] The following April, he scored his maiden Test cricket century, hitting 108 against the West Indies.[14] He scored his second Test century in November 1989, against Pakistan. In the fourth innings of the match, he scored 113 not out to help India draw the match.[15] In the third Test of the same series, Manjrekar made his highest score in Test cricket, reaching 218 runs in the first innings, before being run out.[16] He did not score another international century for two years, when he hit 105 runs from 82 balls in an ODI against South Africa.[17]

Domestically, he enjoyed success in the 1990–91 season, scoring four centuries and one half-century in eight first-class appearances. During the season, he scored his highest total, 377,[9] in the Ranji Trophy semi-final against Hyderabad.[18] He played in the final of the 1994–95 Ranji Trophy, scoring 224 runs to help Bombay to a total of 690/6 declared in their first innings, a total that saw them win the trophy.[19]

He scored his final international century against Zimbabwe, in October 1992, reaching 104 in a drawn Test match.[20] He continued to play for India until November 1996, making his final appearance in the first Test against South Africa. He scored 34 runs in the first innings and 5 runs in the second, playing as an opening batsman.[21][8] He completed his international career with 2,043 Test runs, including four centuries, scored at 38.67, and 1,994 ODI runs at an average of 33.23.[1] He won a second Ranji Trophy final in 1996–97, captaining his team, by this stage renamed Mumbai. Manjrekar scored 78 runs in the match, in which both sides only batted one innings.[22] He kept playing domestic cricket until the end of the 1997–98 season, and had a batting average of 55.11 in first-class cricket, and 45.79 for List A cricket. After retiring from professional cricket, Manjrekar works as a cricket commentator.[1] 24.[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Player Profile: Sanjay Manjrekar". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Player Profile: Vijay Manjrekar". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Miscellaneous Matches played by Sanjay Manjrekar (60)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Tikekar, Aroon; Ṭikekara, Aruṇa (2006) [1984]. The Cloister's Pale: A Biography of the University of Mumbai. The University of Mumbai. p. 234. ISBN 81-7991-0 Check |isbn= value (help). 
  5. ^ "North Zone Universities v West Zone Universities: Vizzy Trophy 1984/85 (Final)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Bombay University v Delhi University: Rohinton Baria Trophy 1984/85 (Final)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Haryana v Bombay: Ranji Trophy 1984/85 (Quarter-Final)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by Sanjay Manjrekar (147)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c "First-class Batting and Fielding in Each Season by Sanjay Manjrekar". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Bombay v Baroda: Ranji Trophy 1986/87 (West Zone)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "Central Zone v West Zone: Duleep Trophy 1987/88 (Semi-Final)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  12. ^ "India v West Indies: West Indies in India 1987/88 (1st Test)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  13. ^ "India v New Zealand: New Zealand in India 1988/89 (4th ODI)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "West Indies v India: India in West Indies 1988/89 (2nd Test)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  15. ^ "Pakistan v India: India in Pakistan 1989/90 (1st Test)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  16. ^ "Pakistan v India: India in Pakistan 1989/90 (3rd Test)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  17. ^ "India v South Africa: South Africa in India 1991/92 (3rd ODI)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "Bombay v Hyderabad: Ranji Trophy 1990/91 (Semi-Final)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  19. ^ "Bombay v Punjab: Ranji Trophy 1994/95 (Final)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  20. ^ "Zimbabwe v India: India in South Africa and Zimbabwe 1992/93 (Only Test)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  21. ^ "India v South Africa: South Africa in India 1996/97 (1st Test)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  22. ^ "Mumbai v Delhi: Ranji Trophy 1996/97 (Final)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  23. ^ "Sanjay Manjrekar's Mangalore origin".