Former India cricketer Murali Vijay expressed his displeasure at Sanjay Manjrekar’s on-air comments during the first Test between India and Australia at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. The commentator’s comment about Murali Vijay’s century conversion rate irked the latter.
During the second day’s play, the broadcasters showed a chart of the Best conversion rates in Tests in India. Murali Vijay topped the list with a conversion rate of 60%, scoring nine centuries and six fifties in thirty games. Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is fourth on the list with a conversion rate of 50%. Sanjay Manjrekar expressed surprise over Murali Vijay’s conversion rate.
Best conversion rate in Tests in India. pic.twitter.com/fXFYJIGIB3
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) February 10, 2023
Reacting to Sanjay Manjrekar’s comments, Murali Vijay took to Twitter and shared, “@sanjaymanjrekar Surprised wow.”
He further tweeted, “Some Mumbai ex players can never be appreciative of the south ! #showsomelove #equality #fairplayforall @sanjaymanjrekar @BCCI”
Some Mumbai ex players can never be appreciative of the south ! #showsomelove #equality #fairplayforall @sanjaymanjrekar@BCCI
— Murali Vijay (@mvj888) February 10, 2023
Murali Vijay announced his retirement from international cricket recently
Last month, Indian cricketer Murali Vijay announced his retirement from International cricket. He played 61 Tests for India from 2008 to 2018, scoring 3982 runs at an average of 38.28, with 12 hundred and 15 fifties. The Tamil Nadu cricketer expressed that post-retirement, he will be exploring new opportunities in the world of cricket and the business side of it.
“My journey from 2002-2018 has been the most wonderful of my life for it was an honor representing India at the highest level of the sport,” shared Murali Vijay announcing his retirement.
“To all the cricket fans that have supported me through the ups and downs of international sport, I will forever cherish the moments I spent with you all and your support has always been a source of motivation for me,” he added.
Murali Vijay also represented the country in 17 ODIs and nine T20Is. The right-handed batter played for the Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, and the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League.
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