Sanjay Manjrekar Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More
|Real Name||Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar|
|Profession||Former 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
|International Debut||Test- 25 November 1987 vs West Indies at Delhi
ODI- 5 January 1988 vs West Indies at Rajkot
|International Retirement||Test- 20 November 1996 vs South Africa at Ahmedabad
ODI- 6 November 1996 vs South Africa at Mumbai
|Nature on field||Cool|
|Likes to play against||South Africa
|Career Turning Point||In 1989, when he scored 218 runs against Pakistan in a Test match.|
|Date of Birth||12 July 1965|
|Age (as in 2017)||52 Years|
|Birth Place||Mangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Late Vijay Manjrekar, Former Indian Cricketer
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 Batsman||Sunil Gavaskar|
|Favourite Bowler||Malcolm Marshall and Wasim Akram|
|Favourite Cricketers||Ian Chappell, Nasser Hussain, Pommie Mbangwa, Simon Doull, Ian Smith, Harsha Bhogle|
|Favourite Commentators||Ravi Shashtri, Harsha Bhogle|
|Favourite Singer(s)||Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Children||Son- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known
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.