Arjun Tendulkar was the ultimate cricketer to be picked within the IPL mini-auctions on Thursday because the 21-year-old was roped in by Mumbai Indians for his base worth of Rs 20 lakhs.
The cricketer, who has typically been noticed with the Mumbai Indians unit as a internet bowler, lastly makes his entry as an official cricketer within the cash-rich league.
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Reacting to the event, Arjun’s sister Sara Tendulkar despatched out a particular message to the 21-year-old and shared tales on her official Instagram account.
Within the first story, Sara shared a publish from Mumbai Indians and wrote “No person can take this achievement away from you. It’s yours.” Whereas within the different she posted a photograph alongside him.
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Apparently, Arjun’s father, Sachin Tendulkar additionally performed for Mumbai Indians throughout his cricketing days and likewise led the franchise within the preliminary seasons.
Commenting on Arjun’s choice, Mumbai Indians head coach Mahel Jayawardene stated the teenager is a really targeted cricketer, earlier than including there can be a giant tag on his head due to his father.
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“We’ve checked out it purely on a ability foundation. I imply, there’s going to be a giant tag on his head due to Sachin. However, fortunately, he’s a bowler, not a batsman. So I feel Sachin can be very proud if he may bowl like Arjun,” Jayawardene was quoted as saying in a report in ESPNcricinfo.
“I feel it’s going to be a studying course of for Arjun. He simply began taking part in for Mumbai, and now the franchise. He’ll study the ropes; he’ll evolve. He’s nonetheless younger. A really targeted younger man,” he additional stated.
The previous Sri Lanka captain additionally insisted that the franchise must again the teenager as a substitute of piling him with strain.
“Now we have to provide him time and hopefully not put quite a lot of strain on him both. Simply let him evolve and work his method up, and that’s what we’re there to assist him to do,” Jayawardene added.