Listed as participant No 212 within the IPL participant public sale in Chennai on Thursday, the 21-year-old’s identify was the final to return within the public sale, with solely MI bidding for him. Only a few days again, on February 14, Tendulkar out in an outstanding all-round present, smashing a 31-ball unbeaten 77 and picked up three for 41 to assist MIG Cricket Membership rout Islam Gymkhana by 194 runs in a Police Invitation Protect recreation.
In January, Tendulkar was added to the Mumbai squad together with fellow pacer Krutik Hanagavadi as an extra member after the BCCI allowed 22-member squads for the Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy. The teen performed two video games, through which he bowled seven overs and conceded 67 runs, taking two wickets. Batting at No 11, he scored three.
Over time, Tendulkar has been an everyday sight within the India and the MI nets.
“Arjun is a proficient and hard-working boy. As a former India quick bowler, I can say that, and you may mark my phrases: Arjun will play for India within the subsequent 5 years,” Mumbai chief selector Salil Ankola advised TOI just lately.
In the previous couple of years, Tendulkar, ranging from the under-14 stage, has performed for Mumbai in all age-group groups, and even performed for the Mumbai senior staff in invitational tournaments. He was part of the India Underneath-19 staff which toured Sri Lanka in 2018 for 2 four-day matches, and has been an everyday in Group India and Mumbai Indians’ internet classes. In 2017, bowling to England’s batsmen at Lord’s, he had badly injured Jonny Bairstow’s toe with a searing yorker.