Mumbai: Arjun Tendulkar (Arjun Tendulkar), son of former legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, has been included in the Mumbai senior team for the first time. His name has been selected in the 22-member team for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Mumbai team’s chief selector Salil Ankola confirmed this. Apart from Arjun, fast bowler Kritik H has also been kept in the team.
An MCA official said, “Earlier, the BCCI had asked to select a 20-member team but later said that 22 members could be elected”.
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The Mumbai Cricket Association had earlier announced a 20-member squad, which did not include Arjun Tendulkar’s name. In fact, the current form of 21-year-old Arjun (Arjun Tendulkar) is going very poorly and in the practice match, he appeared to struggle a lot.
In practice matches of the tournament, Arjun Tendulkar played 4 matches for Team D. But his performance was poor both by ball and bat. He took 4 wickets in 4 matches played. At the same time, he got the chance to bat 3 times in this match, in which he was able to score only 7 runs.
Let us know that Arjun (Arjun Tendulkar) has been selected in the senior team for the first time. Prior to this, he has been playing tournaments of various age groups for Mumbai. He has been bowling on the net to the Indian team and has also been in India’s Under 19 team visiting Sri Lanka.
Mumbai captain is Suryakumar Yadav and in the tournament starting from January 10, Mumbai has to play all the matches on the home ground.