Former India cricketer turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar on Saturday clarified his on-air comments on Kieron Pollard saying he never called the West Indian “brainless”.While it was clear from the footage that Manjrekar never uttered the word “brainless” but Pollard’s twitter dig at the veteran cricketer saw lot of strong reaction on social media.(Kieron Pollard in Twitter outburst against Sanjay Manjrekar)Range?? and not brain?? or brainless?? – Video of @sanjaymanjrekars remarks on-air right here https://t.co/UjWSkFX5xz #IPL- IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 15, 2017″Said ‘Does he have the range (to bat higher up the order)?’ Using terms like ‘no brains’ or ‘brainless’ not my style. I can be critical but never insulting,” Manjrekar tweeted on Saturday.Said ” Does he have the range? ” Using terms like ‘no brains’ or ‘brainless’ not my style. I can be critical but never insulting.- Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) April 15, 2017″I would also encourage all those reacting to the Pollard issue to hear the footage & not just take my word for it,” he added.I would also encourage all those reacting to the Pollard issue to hear the footage & not just take my word for it.- Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) April 15, 2017Manjrekar’s comment on Pollard’s batting invited a strong response from the Mumbai Indians allrounder apart from being trolled on social media.Pollard had thought that the Indian called him “brainless” on air. (Muttiah Muralitharan slams Sanjay Manjrekar’s comments on Kieron Pollard)”Do you know how I get big so.. about BRAINLESS.. words are very powerful .. once it leaves u can’t take it back.. sins of parents fall on…advertisement”u feel any positive can come out of your mouth bcuz u get pay to talk u can continue with your verbal diarrhea …” Pollard had posted.The West Indian struck a match-winning 70 to script a sensational turnaround for the Mumbai Indians against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday.