Western Suburb Ropes in Arjun Tendulkar for the Mumbai T20 League
Arjun Tendulkar, son of the legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar, is all set to make his debut in the Mumbai T20 League. Western Suburb have roped in the service of the young all-rounder for the upcoming T20 tournament for Rs 5 lakh.
A left-arm medium fast bowler, Tendulkar junior has represented the country in two U-19 ‘Tests’ against Sri Lanka last year, where he got three wickets. The 19-year-old had recently played in the DY Patil T20 tournament and has also made it to the U-23 Mumbai team. He has worked on his action working with biomechanics expert Atul Gaekwad. He has also worked with his father’s one-time India teammate and former Vidarbha bowling coach Subroto Banerjee.
Apart from being a left-arm pacer, Arjun Tendulkar is also an able batsman. He can rotate the strike and also play the long handle which will help the Western Suburb to make a flourishing in this T20 league. It will be an excellent opportunity for the 19-year old to rub shoulders with some of the greats in the game and learn from them.
Western Suburb are one of the two new teams to join the Mumbai T20 League to make it an eight-team affair. The second edition of the Mumbai T20 League will commence from May 14, only two days after the Indian Premier League ends.
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