Indian Premier League 2023: The 22nd match of the 16th season of IPL became very special when Mumbai Indians (MI) decided to include Arjun Tendulkar in the playing 11 in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). After becoming a part of the Mumbai team in the year 2021, all the cricket fans were eagerly waiting for Arjun’s debut, after which he was finally given this opportunity this season. During this, Sara Tendulkar is also present in the stadium to support her brother.
In this match for Mumbai Indians, Suryakumar Yadav, who is handling the captaincy in the absence of Rohit Sharma, decided to bowl first after winning the toss. After this, the responsibility of starting the bowling from Mumbai side was handed over to left arm fast bowler Arjun. On the fourth ball of his first over, Arjun dodged the bat and made a strong appeal for the out but the umpire rejected it. During this, Sara’s reaction after seeing Arjun’s bowling is also becoming very viral on social media.
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Arjun definitely appeared to be successful in swinging the ball in the first over of his first IPL match, but during this time the speed of his balls was definitely a bit slow. In his first over, Arjun was seen bowling at a speed of 130.
Arjun has played 7 first class matches so far
In IPL, Sachin Tendulkar and Arjun Tendulkar have also become the first father-son duo to have played in this T20 league. Mumbai Indians included Arjun in their team for the year 2021 season for Rs 20 lakhs, after that in the year 2022 season, they made Arjun a part of their team for Rs 25 lakhs. In first-class cricket, Arjun made his debut for Goa in place of Mumbai, in which he has scored 547 runs with the bat after playing 7 matches and has taken 12 wickets with the ball.
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