Sanjay Manjrekar Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Sanjay Manjrekar

Real NameSanjay Vijay Manjrekar
ProfessionFormer Indian Cricketer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx,)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 25 November 1987 vs West Indies at Delhi
ODI- 5 January 1988 vs West Indies at Rajkot
International RetirementTest- 20 November 1996 vs South Africa at Ahmedabad
ODI- 6 November 1996 vs South Africa at Mumbai
Coach/MentorSubhash Bandiwadekar
Domestic/State TeamMumbai
Nature on fieldCool
Likes to play againstSouth Africa
Career Turning PointIn 1989, when he scored 218 runs against Pakistan in a Test match.
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 July 1965
Age (as in 2017)52 Years
Birth PlaceMangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Late Vijay Manjrekar, Former Indian Cricketer
Sanjay Manjrekar father Vijay Manjrekar
Mother- Late Rekha Manjrekar
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Anjali and 1 more
Controversies• In 2009, he was criticized for making a controversial statement against Sachin Tendulakr. He said by targeting Tendulkar, "elephant in the dressing room".
• In 2016, he got involved in an unnecessary controversy by re-tweeting a tweet about Harsha Bhogle in which he said, "Quite amused Harsha retweeted that the current IPL commentary team is like a pizza without toppings".
Favourite Things
Favourite BatsmanSunil Gavaskar
Favourite BowlerMalcolm Marshall and Wasim Akram
Favourite CricketersIan Chappell, Nasser Hussain, Pommie Mbangwa, Simon Doull, Ian Smith, Harsha Bhogle
Favourite CommentatorsRavi Shashtri, Harsha Bhogle
Favourite Singer(s)Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeNot Known
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known

Sanjay Manjrekar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanjay Manjrekar

  • Does Sanjay Manjrekar smoke?: No
  • Does Sanjay Manjrekar drink alcohol?: No
  • His Father, Vijay Manjrekar, also played for the Indian National Team (1952-1965) and was considered as the best player to face fast bowlers of his time.
  • He got retired hurt in his debut test match after scoring 5 runs and 10 runs in the first and the second innings respectively.
  • In 1988, he made his first half-century against New Zealand in an ODI.
  • In April 1988, he made his maiden Test Century by hitting 108 runs against West Indies.
  • His father once told him, “Never make cricket your life, play it as a game”.
  • In an interview, he revealed that his mother used to collect his press clippings.
  • He considers his 100 at Barbados in 1989 as his best knock.
  • After his retirement from the International Cricket, he kept playing domestic cricket until the end of 1997-1998.
  • After his retirement from all the formats of cricket, he joined the commentary box which is still continued.
  • He is an ardent follower of singer Kishore Kumar and is considered to be a wonderful singer by his team-mates.