Fans Come Up With Hilarious Memes To Troll Sanjay Manjrekar After Jadeja Strike

Updated: 06 July 2019 17:14 IST

Ravindra Jadeja struck while the former India batsman was on-air commentating on the Sri Lanka vs India match at Headingley in Leeds.

Fans Come Up With Hilarious Memes To Troll Sanjay Manjrekar After Jadeja Strike
Ravindra Jadeja struck in his first over to get Kusal Mendis. © AFP

Sanjay Manjrekar became a target for social media trolls after Ravindra Jadeja claimed a wicket in his first over of World Cup 2019. Jadeja struck while the former India batsman was on-air commentating on the Sri Lanka vs India match at Headingley in Leeds on Saturday. Before India's World Cup 2019 clash against Bangladesh, Sanjay Manjrekar, speaking to IANS, had said that he is not a big fan of "bits and pieces" players, which he said Ravindra Jadeja was at this moment. The comments didn't got down too well with the India all-rounder, who snapped back at Manjrekar, tweeting that he had "enough of your verbal diarrhea".

Fans came flooding in to make light of the whole situation and trolled the cricketer-turned-commentator with some hilarious memes.

"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," Manjrekar was quoted as saying by IANS on July 1 (Monday).

"Still I have played twice the number of matches you have played and I m still playing. Learn to respect people who have achieved. I have heard enough of your verbal diarrhea. @sanjaymanjrekar," was Jadeja's retort.

Jadeja didn't feature in any of the playing XI in India's last eight matches at World Cup 2019. However, he made valuable contributions with remarkable efforts as a substitute fielder on various occasions.

Spinner Jadeja, who was included in the playing XI in place of fast bowler Mohammed Shami, struck in his first over after Kusal Mendis was stumped by MS Dhoni. 

Despite opting to bat, Sri Lanka were reduced to 53 for three in 10.4 overs in their last World Cup 2019 league stage match.

Jasprit Bumrah struck twice to give India an early advantage in Leeds.

Highlights
  • Sanjay Manjrekar became a target for social media trolls
  • Ravindra Jadeja claimed a wicket in his first over of World Cup 2019
  • Manjrekar said he is not a fan of "bits and pieces" players like Jadeja
Related Articles
India vs South Africa 3rd Test: India Eye Clean Sweep To Extend World Test Championship Lead
India vs South Africa 3rd Test: India Eye Clean Sweep To Extend World Test Championship Lead
India vs South Africa: Mayank Agarwal Credits Virat Kohli
India vs South Africa: Mayank Agarwal Credits Virat Kohli's Knock For Allowing Extra Time To Pick 20 Wickets
"Pitches Are Boring": Vaughan Slams Test Cricket In India, Twitter Fumes
"Pitches Are Boring": Vaughan Slams Test Cricket In India, Twitter Fumes
IND vs SA: Ravindra Jadeja Retweets Fan Who Questioned Virender Sehwag For Not Praising Him
IND vs SA: Ravindra Jadeja Retweets Fan Who Questioned Virender Sehwag For Not Praising Him
India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma Attains Career-Best Ranking, Virat Kohli Drops Points
India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma Attains Career-Best Ranking, Virat Kohli Drops Points
Advertisement