All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and former cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar had been concerned in some playful Twitter banter following India’s emphatic win over New Zealand within the second T20I of the five-match sequence.
On Sunday night, Jadeja impressed with the ball as he returned with figures of two/18 which helped India limit New Zealand to 132/5 within the first innings after the hosts gained the toss and opted to bat. Main pacer Jasprit Bumrah had additionally returned with economical figures of 1/21 and did not enable the New Zealand batters to attain many within the loss of life overs.
The Males in Blue chased down the goal with 15 balls to spare, driving on unbeaten half-century from Okay.L. Rahul and an excellent 44 from Shreyas Iyer on the Eden Park.
Rahul was adjudged the Participant of the Match for his unbeaten 57.
Nonetheless, Manjrekar appeared to disagree with the choice. “Participant of the match ought to have been a bowler,” he mentioned on Twitter.
Participant of the match ought to have been a bowler. #INDvNZ
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) January 26, 2020
To this Jadeja responded and requested Manjrekar to call the bowler. “What’s the identify of that bowler?? Please please point out,” together with an emoji.
What’s the identify of that bowler?? Pls pls point out
— Ravindrasinh jadeja (@imjadeja) January 27, 2020
The previous Indian batsman replied to Jadeja and mentioned: “Ha ha…Both you or Bumrah. Bumrah, as a result of he was extraordinarily economical whereas bowling overs no. 3, 10, 18 and 20.”
Ha ha…Both you or Bumrah. Bumrah, as a result of he was extraordinarily economical whereas bowling overs no 3, 10, 18 and 20. https://t.co/r2Fa4Tdnki
— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) January 27, 2020
Manjrekar was earlier concerned in a spat with Jadeja in the course of the 2019 World Cup. Earlier than the semi-final conflict in opposition to New Zealand in July, Manjrekar had known as Jadeja a “bits and items participant” and had excluded him from his taking part in XI in opposition to the Kiwis for which he was trolled closely on social media.
Reacting to Manjrekar’s remark, Jadeja too had tweeted again: “Nonetheless I’ve performed twice the variety of matches you might have performed and I am nonetheless taking part in. Study to respect individuals who have achieved. I’ve heard sufficient of your verbal diarrhea Sanjay Manjrekar.”
Manjrekar had then praised Jadeja following his half-century within the World Cup semi-final in opposition to New Zealand which India ultimately misplaced.