Former cricketer and popular commentator Sanjay Manjrekar is making it to the headlines these days for all wrong reasons. Just a few days back, he stated that he would not include Ashwin in his all-time great players’ list and made harsh comments on him. Now, a Twitter user publicized the private chat he had with Manjrekar where the latter said Ravindra Jadeja doesn’t know English.
Recently, a Twitter user lashed out at Manjrekar’s comments on Ashwin. Responding to him, Manjrekar said, “You can’t be saying anything about me because you are not even 1% player I was.” Then the user criticized Manjrekar for being a ruthless commentator rather than a constructive critic. Then, Manjrekar wrote, “Sad state you are in. Expecting me to worship players like you do… by the way I am not a fan. I am an analyst. And Jadeja doesn’t know English so he did not know the actual meaning of bits and pieces. And surely somebody spelt verbal diarrhoea for him.”
During the 2019 World Cup, Manjrekar said that he would not rate Jadeja as a proper player in the ODI format. “I am not a big fan of bits and pieces players which Jadeja is at this point of his career in 50-over cricket. In Test matches, he is a pure bowler. But in 50-over cricket, I would rather have a batsman and a spinner,” he said.
Responding to his comments, Jadeja wrote, “Still I have played twice the number of matches you have played and I am still playing. Learn to respect people who have achieved. I have heard enough of your verbal diarrhoea.”
Meanwhile, netizens are now demanding BCCI to sack Manjrekar from his commentating status, stating that he doesn’t deserve to be a commentator anymore.
Mary Kom Says ‘Olympics Is Badly Organised’
MC Mary Kom lost in her quarter final bout against Colombian Rio 2016 bronze medallist Ingrit Valencia at the Tokyo Olympics. She was declared the loser in a 3-2 decision in the quarter-final bout.
Speaking to a news channel, Mary Kom said that, “When I entered the doping centre to give my sample after the fight, even then I couldn’t believe that I lost. My coach was trying to tell me that I won, but what does that mean I’m not able to understand.”
She further added that, “I thought I was winning the fight. Then I saw Kiren Rijiju’s tweet on social media about my defeat, I was shocked and upset after that. I don’t know what to say, I can’t believe a decision like this was made.”
She also said that, “I can’t even protest because we were told that’s not allowed in this Olympics. Things like these have happened to me in the past as well in other competitions. It’s not the case with this Olympics alone. A similar thing happened with me in the last boxing world championships also.”
She asserted that this was the worst Olympics for her and very badly organised.
Mirabai Chanu May Get Gold At Tokyo Olympics 2020
India’s Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu might have a chance of winning Gold medal in the 49 kg women’s category. According to the reports, China’s gold medal winner Hou Zhihui has been asked to stay in Tokyo and is being tested by the anti-doping authorities. If Zhihui fails the test, then Mirabai could get her medal upgrades. If it happens, it is going to be a historic moment for Mirabai who will become the first women to ever win a Gold medal in weightlifting for India.
China’s Zhihui Hou won the gold medal in the women’s 49-kg weightlifting, lifting a total of 210 kg, while Indonesia’s Windy Cantika Aisah won the bronze medal. Chanu lifted a total of 202 kg in the women’s 49kg category. After Karnam Malleswari, Mirabai Chanu became the second Indian weightlifter to win medal in Olympics. A new record was registered by Mirabai Chanu with a successful lift of 115kg in clean and jerk.
Bharat Mata Ki Jai: Mirabai Receives Grand Welcome At Delhi Airport
Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu reached India today after winning the silver medal in the women’s 49kg category at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Everyone in the airport chanted ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and she walked out of the Indira Gandhi International Airport with security and clad in a face shield and mask.
The officials of the Sports Authority of India felicitated Mirabai Chanu. After reaching home, Mirabai Chanu tweeted, “Happy to be back here amidst so much love and support.”
Mirabai Chanu speaking to a news agency said that “It was quite challenging. We started preparation in 2016 and changed the training pattern after Rio Olympics. We (Chanu & her coach) have dedicated the last 5 years to Tokyo Olympics.”
Mirabai Chanu won India’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics. On Saturday, she bagged the silver after she lifted 202kg (87kg+115kg) in the 49kg category. She became the first Indian weightlifter to win the silver medal at the Olympic Games and also became the first Indian to win an Olympic medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games in the Women’s 49kg category.
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