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World Cup 2019 | Ravindra Jadeja Left Out Of Sanjay Manjrekar's XI ahead Of India Vs New Zealand Semi-final Clash

Written By Koushik Narayanan | Mumbai | Published:


  • Ravindra Jadeja was once again left out of Indian commentator Sanjay Manjrekar's list of the the probable playing eleven for team India ahead of their semi-final clash against New Zealand on 9 July
  • The former Indian batsman had earlier called Jadeja a 'bits and pieces' cricketer following which the all-rounder lashed out at Manjrekar for disrespecting the players
  • Manjrekar has witnessed the wrath of netizens since the World Cup begun as his analysis was not taken in good spirit by some fans

India's all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja once again disappeared off the list of the probable eleven chosen by veteran Indian commentator Sanjay Manjrekar ahead of the clash against New Zealand on 9 July at Old Trafford. The former Indian batsman, who had earlier included Jadeja in the playing eleven after Sri Lanka's game, left out the left-arm spinner's name, sparking a fresh row on social media. 

Here's Sanjay Manjrekar's list of probable eleven for the semi-final clash:   

Jadeja and Manjrekar had a small showdown on Twitter after the latter called the all-rounder a 'bits-and-pieces' cricketer following which the former lashed out at the commentator. During India's last group stage match against Sri Lanka, Jadeja had silenced Manjrekar after he took a wicket in his first over, right after Manjrekar had said that the bowler's average was higher than that of the spinner duo Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal. 

Jadeja finished his spell with figures of 1/40 in his 10 overs at an economy rate of 4.00 against Sri Lanka. 

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Here's the list of probable eleven Manjrekar put out after the India-Sri Lanka game:

Questioning the logic of leaving Jadeja behind in his playing eleven, netizens replied to Manjrekar's post, with some fans pointing out there was no logical reason to leave the all-rounder behind. Here are some of the reactions: 

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