Chennai: The cricketing career of Arjun Tendulkar (Arjun Tendulkar), son of India’s great batsman Sachin Tendulkar, was strengthened when Mumbai Indians bought this young all-rounder in the IPL Auction 2021 auction.
Mumbai bought Arjun for 20 lakhs
After playing for Mumbai Indians, Sachin is now playing the role of mentor in this team and the same franchise bought Arjun at his base price of Rs 20 lakh. Being the son of Sachin Tendulkar, there is also a different kind of pressure on Arjun Tendulkar.
Mumbai Indians have given their reaction after buying Arjun Tendulkar. Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene said, ‘Arjun Tendulkar was selected by the team because of his talent. Arjun will get to learn a lot in Mumbai Indians. Arjun will improve his game over time.
Jayawardene made it clear that Arjun Tendulkar is going to have a big tag on his head because of Sachin Tendulkar, he is a bowler, not a batsman. This is a big opportunity for Arjun to learn. He is still young.
Got a chance because of Sachin?
Mumbai Indians director Zaheer Khan said, ‘Arjun Tendulkar is very hardworking, he wants to learn a lot, this is the most exciting thing. The extra pressure of being the son of Sachin Tendulkar will always be on him, this is something with which he will have to live, the team atmosphere will help him.
Arjun Tendulkar was playing the role of net bowler for the last two to three seasons. 21-year-old Arjun made his debut for the Mumbai senior team recently when he played in the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament against Haryana.