IPL 2021 Public sale: Arjun Tendulkar was offered to Mumbai Indians at his base worth of Rs. 20 lakh.© Arjun Tendulkar/Instagram
Arjun Tendulkar, son of the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, went to Mumbai Indians at the IPL 2021 auction for his base price of Rs. 20 lakh. Arjun’s was the final title to come back up within the public sale and Mumbai Indians had been the one workforce to bid for the 21-year-old as he was taken in by the workforce his father had as soon as performed for. Arjun, who has bowled in India nets many instances, performed for India U-19 and not too long ago made his debut for the senior Mumbai T20 team within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, hit the suitable notes simply earlier than the public sale. He hit 77 runs off just 26 balls and picked up three wickets to assist MIG Cricket Membership win within the Police Protect Invitation Match in Mumbai.
A left-handed batsman and a left-arm quick bowler, Arjun is available in with a high quality that IPL groups take care of – the variability that left-arm pacers convey.
Within the two T20s Arjun performed for Mumbai this season, he picked up two wickets with a better of 1 for 33.
Nevertheless, the expertise that Arjun brings when it comes to studying from India gamers whereas bowling at them within the nets ought to maintain him in good stead in a event that’s prone to be not like something he has performed in his profession to date.
Nevertheless, for that, he should make the Mumbai XI first. To try this he could need to compete with some veterans of T20 cricket who’ve helped Mumbai turn out to be the workforce with essentially the most variety of titles in IPL historical past – 5.
Mumbai prolonged their title run to an unprecedented 5 trophies in 2020 after they beat Delhi Capitals within the remaining.
Mumbai have additionally gained the IPL in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019. They’re the second workforce after Chennai Tremendous Kings to win back-to-back IPL titles – in 2019 and 2020.
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