Chennai: The cricket career of Arjun Tendulkar (Arjun Tendulkar), son of great Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, was bolstered when the Mumbai Indians bought this versatile youngster in the IPL 2021 auction.
Mumbai bought Arjun for 20 lakhs
After playing for the Mumbai Indians, Sachin now plays 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 another kind of pressure on Arjun Tendulkar.
Mumbai Indians gave 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 learn a lot from the Indians of Mumbai. Arjun will improve his game over time.
Jayawardene has 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 drummer. It’s a great opportunity for Arjun to learn. He’s still young.
Do you have a chance because of Sachin?
Mumbai Indian Director Zaheer Khan said, “Arjun Tendulkar is very hardworking, he wants to learn a lot, that’s the most exciting thing. The added pressure of being Sachin Tendulkar’s son will always be on him, it’s something he will have to live with, the team vibe will help him.
Arjun Tendulkar has played the role of net pitcher for the past two to three seasons. Arjun, 21, recently made his debut for the senior Mumbai squad when he played in the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament against Haryana.