Mumbai: Son of legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun, has been selected to represent Mumbai team for under-14 West Zone league matches to be played from 20th January to 1st February at Ahmedabad.
In June 2012, a month after he scored his first century, Arjun Tendulkar had made it to the under-14 probables list for the off season training camp by the Mumbai Cricket Association.
Arjun, , had slammed the first century of his blooming career in the MCA's Under-14 selection trials held at the Cross Maidan in Mumbai on May 26, 2012.
The 12-year old then made 124 to help Khar Gymkhana beat Goregaon Centre by an innings and 21 runs and enter the final of the tournament. He had hit 14 boundaries and a six during his knock.
Arjun, who is a left hander unlike his father, had made his debut at the national level in January 2011 in the Cadence Trophy in Pune. He has been in news since then. In the same tournament this year, he made 65 off 39 balls against PCMC Varroc Vengsarkar CA.
Arjun, who also bowls left-arm pace, impressed everyone with his bowling prowess when he finished with figures of eight for 22 that helped Dhirubhai Ambani International School beat Jamnabai Narsee School in November 2011.
Born on 24th September 1999, Arjun is often seen going to the stadium to watch his father play and enthusiastically cheering for him.
The following players are selected to represent Mumbai Team for Under-14 - West Zone League Matches
Squad: Akash Savla, Darshan Padare, Vaishnav Narvekar, Tanush Kotian, Arjun Tendulkar, Azim Shaikh, Omkar Rahate, Abhishek Shetty, Agni Chopra, Druv Vedak, Hashir Dafedar, Manas Raikar, Jay Dave, Jahangir Ansari, Yash Joshi.
Story first published on: Thursday, 10 January 2013 13:43 IST