India’s batting legend Sachin Tendulkar’s son, Arjun Tendulkar has been selected for Mumbai’s U19 squad for the JY Lele All India Under-19 Invitational One Day Tournament in Baroda. Arjun has played U14 and U16 cricket for Mumbai but this is the biggest selection for him so far.
Earlier, Arjun has played U-14 and U-16 tournaments for Mumbai but this is the biggest achievement for him so far. The tournament will begin on September 16 and will be played till September 23 at Baroda.
In recent times, Tendulkar Jr. has worked really hard on his craft as he keeps traveling to England and learns the game from the best in the business. Recently a spokesman of MCC explained how Arjun got the chance to bowl to the English players, he said, “Arjun is a regular user of the facilities here. So he was invited to bowl against the England team in training today.”
Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram also had an interaction with Arjun Tendulkar sometime ago and said he was very impressed with his intensity and passion. He said, “He is as enthusiastic as any 15
As per the reports of NDTV, Akram said, “He is as enthusiastic as any 15-year old passionate about cricket in India and Pakistan would be. I gave him some general tips about fitness and wrist position. I told him how to bring the ball back into the right-hander. I told him to practice it for three months and then I promised him to teach how to take the ball away from right-handers.”
Full Squad: Agni Chopra, Divyansh Saxena, Bhupen Lalwani, Anjdeep Lad, Sagar Chabaria, Shoeb Khan, Satyalaksha Jain, Vedant Murkar, Dhruv Brid, Tanush Kotian, Nakul Mehta, Farhan Kazi, Atharva Ankolekar, Abhimanyu Vashisht, Arjun Tendulkar, Saksham Parashar, Saksham Jha, Sylvester Dsouza.