Arjun Tendulkar has been selected for the 2021 IPL auction.
Legendary cricketer from India Sachin TendulkarArjun Tendulkar’s son has been in the limelight since being selected for the upcoming IPL 2021 auction. He has quoted his base price at Rs 20 lakh and it will be interesting to see if any team s ‘interested in him. Ahead of the auction, Arjun raised his stakes with a jaw-dropping spectacle with the bat hitting five sixes in one.
He currently plays in a local cricket tournament organized by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for the MIG Cricket Club. Present in the second round of the Group A match against Islam Gymkhana, Arjun Tendulkar showed his talent at all levels playing a crucial role in the team’s landslide victory.
At batting first, MIG Cricket Club were propelled by middle-order batsman Pragnesh Kandillewar who hit a century while Kevin D’Almeida scored 96 points. Arjun Tendulkar also racked up the agony of the opposition, crushing 77 balls out of just 31 balls encircling five fours and up to eight sixes.
Five of those maximums came in one on itself out of spinner Hashir Dafedar. On the back of his blitzkrieg, MIG CC managed to post a gigantic total of 385/7 in 45 overs
Arjun Tendulkar also shines with the ball
Arjun Tendulkar then also displayed his prowess with the ball coming back with the numbers 3/41 in his spell. Islam Gymkhana was regrouped for just 191 points, losing the game by a whopping 194 points. Apart from Arjun, Ankush Jaiswal (3/31) and Shreyas Gurav (3/34) as MIG CC won the match very easily.
Arjun made his debut for the senior Mumbai squad last month at the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy but was unable to make an impact. He played in two games choosing just two wickets and only scored three points with the bat. He will be delighted to have regained his lost touch and will be keen to continue in the same vein for the rest of the tournament.
Meanwhile, many believe that Mumbai Indians will bid on Arjun Tendulkar as the versatile player has been the net pitcher for them for the past few years. Even Sachin played for the same team and it shouldn’t come as a surprise if MI manages to secure his services.