Sanjay Manjrekar, former Indian cricketer and present commentator and analyst, sought new contention in the wake of thinking that in his book, expert Indian off-spinner R Ashwin doesn’t fit the bill to be an unsurpassed extraordinary, as Sachin Tendulkar, Sir Don Bradman, Wasim Akram, and others.
During a talk on ESPNCricinfo likewise highlighting previous Australia chief Ian Chappell, Sanjay Manjrekar said that he disapproves of individuals who put Ravichandran Ashwin, who has in excess of 400 wickets in Tests, 150 ODI wickets, and 52 T20I wickets, in the classification ever greats.
His thinking for the equivalent was very offensive, most definitely as he called attention to the fact that Ashwin didn’t have a solitary fifer or a remarkable record in the SENA nations that is South Africa, England, New Zealand, and Australia.
The right handed off-spinner has taken 30 five-wicket pulls in his vocation – 24 of which came in India, 3 in Sri Lanka, 2 in West Indies, and 1 in Bangladesh – none in the SENA nations, which is the thing that Sanjay Manjrekar underlines vigorously.
“When people start talking about him as being one of the all-time greats of the game then I have a few problems. One basic problem I have with Ashwin is that when you look at SENA countries, Ashwin doesn’t have a single five-wicket haul there,”quoted by Manjrekar on ESPNCricinfo.
Indeed, even Ian Chappell was shocked by what Sanjay Manjrekar said and referred to the case of West Indies’ Joel Garner, who at 6’8″ tall, quite possibly the most threatening of the incomparable WI pace group of four of the 1970s and 80s.
Chappell brought up that Garner didn’t have numerous five-wicket pulls but is viewed as an unsurpassed incredible.
R Ashwin, who is as of now in the UK for the forthcoming Final of the World Test Championship (WTC), thought of a mocking method to answer to Sanjay Manjrekar’s appraisal of him not being an untouchable.
He replied over Sanjay Manjrekar’s comment by posting a hilarious picture with mentioning that-
“Don’t say that Bro, It Hurts”
For all those who don’t understand Tamil, it’s a dialogue from the movie Aparachith!
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Ravi Ashwin impressed everyone in the Border-Gavaskar Series where he picked 12 wickets in 3 Tests, including excusing Steve Smith multiple times.