After a heartbreaking loss by India to New Zealand in the semi-finals of the World Cup, Indian commentator Sanjay Manjrekar finally made peace with Ravindra Jadeja on social media. The former Indian batsman criticized Jadeja earlier, calling him a 'bits and pieces' cricketer, posted a message on Twitter, dedicated to the left-hand all-rounder for playing a fighting inning that saw India recover from an early collapse of the top-order.
Manjrekar took to Twitter to write three words for the 'bits and pieces' cricketer. Here's the tweet;
The Men in Blue lost skipper Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma for a run each, even before the Indian innings extended beyond two overs. The highest run scorer for the team and the consistent Kohli could not fire in the crucial semi-final, owing to the brutal pace attack of the Kiwis coupled with the unforgiving pitch conditions. Manjrekar posted a tweet saying that India's worst fears came true at the crucial moment during the semi-finals- Virat and Rohit getting out early in the innings.
Here's the tweet:
India had a successful campaign throughout the World Cup as they won seven games and lost only one to England in the group stage. The loss to New Zealand was their second defeat in the tournament. Manjrekar said that India was no lesser than a champion for him and that they had won seven games while losing two and losing the last one by a very narrow margin.
Read the tweet here:
New Zealand beat India by 18 runs to seal a spot in the finals of the World Cup at Lord's, London on July 14.