Sachin Tendulkar’s son again grabbed headlines with his phenomenal five-wicket spell in the ongoing U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy against Delhi. His was shouldering the responsibility for Mumbai with the ball and he brought all his experience into play as he ripped apart the Delhi line-up. He finished with figures of 98/5 to leave Delhi reeling. He picked the wickets of Delhi skipper Ayush Badoni, Vaibhav Kandpal, wicket-keeper Gulzar Singh Sandhu, Hrithik Shokeen and Prashant Kumar Bhati. His spell helped Mumbai bundle out Delhi for 396 in their first innings. Also Read - Sidhu, Mongia Find Place Alongside Captain Ganguly and Tendulkar in Warne's All-Time India XI
Watch the youngsters rivetting spell of fast bowling. Also Read - On This Day: Sachin Tendulkar Scales Mount 10000 in ODIs
Earlier, batting first, Mumbai stamped authority straightaway, thanks to Divyansh’s 211. Pragnesh Kanpillewar and Manal Kawle smashed crucial fifties to help Mumbai post a mammoth 453 in their first innings. The game ended in a draw with Mumbai taking three points from the match because of their first innings lead, Delhi had to settle with a solitary point.
Meanwhile, Arjun made his India U-19 debut against Sri Lanka in a 4-day two-match series. He might not play for India U-19 team again as Arjun is not eligible to play the next junior World Cup.
Arjun is usually seen training in England and was also seen helping the Indian cricket team in the nets with his bowling. He was also seen getting tips from Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri. The young kid is certainly on the right track and could soon be seen pushing for a place in the senior Mumbai squad.
The left arm pacer has often been seen taking advice from his legendary father Sachin Tendulkar.