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Arjun Tendulkar

Arjun Tendulkar
Personal information
Full name
Arjun Sachin Tendulkar
Born (1999-09-24) 24 September 1999 (age 24)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)[1]
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingLeft-arm medium
RoleBowler
Relations
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2020/21Mumbai
2021–presentMumbai Indians
2022/23Goa
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 3 7 13
Runs scored 223 25 33
Batting average 79.77 6.60
100s/50s 1/0 -/- -/-
Top score 120 14* 15
Balls bowled 959 312 239
Wickets 12 8 15
Bowling average 45.58 32.37 19.33
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 3/81 2/32 4/10
Catches/stumpings 0/– 3/– 0/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 12 January 2023

Arjun Sachin Tendulkar (born 24 September 1999) is an Indian cricketer from Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is the son of former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and is a left-handed medium bowler and left-handed lower-order batsman. He plays for Goa in domestic cricket,[2][3] having previously played for Mumbai and its junior teams.

Arjun Tendulkar has been a part of the Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians since the 2021 season,[4] and made his debut with them in 2023.[5]

Early life and family

Arjun Tendulkar was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra to former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Anjali Tendulkar (née Mehta) in 1999. He has an elder sister, Sara Tendulkar.[6]

His maternal grandparents are Anand Mehta, a Gujarati industrialist, and Annabel Mehta (née Lancaster), an English philanthropist who was awarded the Order of the British Empire for her service to underprivileged communities in Mumbai.[7]

Career

His under-19 debut for India was against Sri Lanka in 2018.[8] He made his T20 debut on 15 January 2021, for Mumbai in the 2020–21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy against Haryana.[9] On debut, he took 1/34 off three overs.[2]

Mumbai Indians brought him in auction ahead of the 2021 IPL.[10][11] In September 2021, he was selected in Mumbai's senior squad for the first time. He was included in Mumbai's 22-man Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy squad.[12] However, he was later ruled out of the 2021 IPL due to injury.[13] In February 2022, he was again brought by the MI, this time in the auction for the IPL 2022 tournament.[14] In August 2022, he quit Mumbai to join Goa ahead of the domestic season. He is playing for them in 2022–23 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.[3]

On 13 December 2022, Tendulkar made his first-class debut while playing against Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy. He scored a maiden century hitting 120 in 207 balls in the first innings.[15][16] He made his IPL debut for the Mumbai Indians on 16 April 2023 against the Kolkata Knight Riders.[17] He also claimed his maiden wicket in the tournament by dismissing Bhuvneshwar Kumar.[18]

References

  1. ^ "Arjun Tendulkar makes it to India U-19 team for Sri Lanka tourism as a tourist". Economic Times. 7 June 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2021. Standing at 6ft 3inch, the 18 year old Arjun is a left arm fast bowler and a handy lower middle order batsman.
  2. ^ a b "Arjun Tendulkar returns 1-34 in unremarkable senior Mumbai debut". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Arjun Tendulkar leaves Mumbai team to join Goa, he was 'UNHAPPY' due to THIS". Zee News. Retrieved 14 August 2022.
  4. ^ "IPL Auction 2021 Players list update: Mumbai Indians buy Arjun Tendulkar for base price of Rs 20 lakh". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  5. ^ url=https://www.indiatoday.in/sports/ipl-2023/story/mi-vs-kkr-arjun-tendulkar-makes-his-ipl-debut-for-mumbai-indians-2358689-2023-04-16
  6. ^ "My career wouldn't have been the same without Anjali's sacrifice: Sachin Tendulkar". India Today. 21 December 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2022. Sachin Tendulkar revealed his wife Anjali decided to sacrifice her fledgling career as a pediatrician to make sure the batting great found success in the sport. Sachin Tendulkar married his girlfriend Anjali in 1995, just 6 years after making his international debut.
  7. ^ Daniel, Vaihayasi Pande (7 January 2020). "Meet Sachin Tendulkar's English mother-in-law". Rediff.com. Retrieved 27 September 2022. Mehta's family, the Lancasters, who hailed from Worcestershire, near Birmingham -- she is the daughter of a chartered accountant turned businessman and has three elder siblings -- were not enthralled with this plan that would take their daughter halfway around the world.
  8. ^ "IPL 2020: Fans curious after spotting Arjun Tendulkar with Mumbai Indians players in UAE". India Today. 15 September 2020. Retrieved 6 September 2021.
  9. ^ "Elite, Group E, Mumbai, Jan 15 2021, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  10. ^ "IPL 2021 auction: The list of sold and unsold players". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  11. ^ "We picked Arjun Tendulkar 'purely on a skill basis' - Mahela Jayawardene". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  12. ^ "Arjun Tendulkar picked in Mumbai's senior squad for 1st time, set to feature in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy". India Today. 2 January 2021. Retrieved 6 September 2021.
  13. ^ "Mumbai Indians rope in Simarjeet Singh as Arjun Tendulkar's replacement". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 September 2021.
  14. ^ "IPL 2022 auction: The list of sold and unsold players". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 13 February 2022.
  15. ^ "Ranji Trophy Day 2 Highlights: Arjun Tendulkar slams a 100 on first class debut for Goa". The Indian Express. 14 December 2022. Retrieved 14 December 2022.
  16. ^ "Arjun Tendulkar Slams Century On Ranji Trophy Debut, Emulates Father's Feat. Cricket News". NDTVSports.com. Retrieved 14 December 2022.
  17. ^ "Arjun Tendulkar makes IPL debut for Mumbai Indians against KKR". The Indian Express. 16 April 2023. Retrieved 16 April 2023.
  18. ^ "Brett Lee praises Arjun Tendulkar for handling pressure in last over". Crickdom.news. 6 April 2023.
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