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India vs England: Sanjay Manjrekar trolled by fans after ‘team vs individual’ comment

Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar, who now works as a commentator and TV pundit, had his say on India’s performance at Edgbaston and ruffled the feathers of many fans.

cricket Updated: Aug 07, 2018 11:44 IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Sanjay Manjrekar’s opinion that only Virat Kohli performed well at at Edgbaston did not go down well with fans. (AFP)

The Indian cricket team’s loss in the first Test match against England at Edgbaston was a hard pill to swallow for most fans, especially since the team at one stage looked like they could pull off an upset. (FULL IND v ENG coverage)

Virat Kohli starred with the bat, scoring 149 and 51 in the first and second innings, respectively. However, the overall failure of the batting unit meant India succumbed to a 31 run loss in the first game of the five-match series.

Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar, who now works as a commentator and TV pundit, had his say on India’s performance and his take on things successfully ruffled the feathers of many fans.

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“When it’s a contest between a team and an individual the team generally wins,” he tweeted from his official account.

His tweet received a swarm of responses that ranged from mean to poignant, with many fans pointing out that Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ishant Sharma played well at Edgbaston.

India will next take on England at Lord’s in the second Test, starting from August 9.

First Published: Aug 07, 2018 11:39 IST