April 19, 2021

Arjun Tendulkar will get maiden IPL deal; Mumbai Indians choose him for base value



MUMBAI: The enduring Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar‘s nascent cricketing profession bought a serious fillip on Thursday when he was picked by Mumbai Indians on the IPL gamers’ public sale, the final identify to go below the hammer in Chennai. The franchise for which his father did not simply play but additionally took up mentorship of kids, purchased Arjun for Rs 20 lakh, which was his base value.

It was hardly a shock provided that he has been a web bowler for the franchise for the previous two-three seasons.

The 21-year-old just lately made his senior Mumbai group debut when he performed within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, the nationwide T20 championship, in opposition to Haryana.

Up to now, the left-handed batsman and left-arm pacer has performed two matches for Mumbai within the T20 format, through which he has scored three runs and brought two wickets.

He got here up by the ranks after enjoying age-group cricket tournaments and has additionally featured within the T20 Mumbai League.

The younger participant additionally just lately shone within the prestigious Police Protect Event.

Beforehand, Arjun has additionally been seen bowling to the Indian nationwide group within the nets. He represented the India U-19 group, when it had toured Sri Lanka up to now.