Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary Indian cricket Sachin Tendulkar, has registered himself for the upcoming IPL 2021 auction in Chennai on February 18. Mumbai cricketer Arjun has been registered in the all-rounder’s class at a base worth of Rs 20 lakh.
The Mumbai all-rounder warmed up in style for this week’s IPL mini-auction for the 14th version of the T20 league, by smashing a 31-ball unbeaten 77 and picked up three wickets for 41 runs as MIG Cricket Club handed Islam Gymkhana a 194-run defeat in a second spherical Group A match of the 73rd Police Invitation Shield cricket event in Mumbai on Sunday.
The event is being organised below the auspices of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and is the primary cricket competitors in the town because the Coronavirus-forced lockdown. The 21-year-old left-handed Arjun hit 5 fours and eight sixes throughout his blistering knock. He picked off-spinner Hashir Dafedar for particular remedy, hitting the bowler for 5 sixes in one over.
Arjun Tendulkar turned out in two T20 video games for Mumbai in this 12 months’s Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 event the place the left-arms paceman managed to select up two wickets.
Besides Arjun’s excellent efforts, the knocks of opener Kevin D’Almeida (96) and No. 4 batsman Pragnesh Kandillewar (112) additionally performed a big function in MIG’s huge victory.
Electing to bat, MIG scored a mammoth 385 for 7 in 45 overs after which Islam Gymkhana discovered the goal too stiff as they have been bundled out for a paltry 191 on 41.5 overs. Ankush Jaiswal (3/31) and Shreyas Gurav (3/34), alongside with Arjun, shared the wickets.
Arjun not too long ago made his senior Mumbai debut when he performed in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He has additionally been included in the listing of gamers for the IPL auction, set to happen in Chennai on February 18.
Earlier, Arjun has bowled to Indian nationwide crew gamers in the nets and likewise represented India U-19 throughout a tour of Sri Lanka.
(with PTI inputs)