ESPN STAR Sports signs Manjrekar


Sports broadcaster ESPN STAR Sports has signed former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar as a presenter and commentator for its cricket-related programming in India.

Manjrekar, who was admired for his impeccable technique as a player, will join a team that includes Alan Wilkins, Wasim Akram and Harsha Bhogle, the channel said in a statement.

He will be part of the channel's panel to cover the coming ICC World Twenty20, the ICC Champions Trophy and the Champions League 2020, it said.

"We are delighted to welcome Sanjay in our expert panel. Sanjay Manjrekar is highly regarded for his crisp and analytical commentary and has a huge fan following in the subcontinent as well as across the globe. I expect that Sanjay will provide an interesting dimension to the team and entertain us in the foreseeable future," Mr R C Venkateish, Managing Director, ESPN Software India Pvt Ltd, said.

Manjrekar, said, "I am delighted to be part of this illustrious list of commentators on the network....I look forward to this exciting new phase of my life."


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