Younger left-arm pacer Arjun Tendulkar, who’s the son of the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, was on Saturday picked in Mumbai’s senior staff for the primary time, that includes in an prolonged 22-member squad for the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
This was confirmed by the Mumbai staff’s chief selector Salil Ankola on Saturday.
Aside from Arjun, one other pacer, Krutik Hanagavadi, was additionally added to a 22-member squad.
“Earlier the BCCI had requested to pick out 20 gamers. However later they mentioned that 22 gamers could be chosen within the squad, accordingly the 2 gamers have been added to the squad,” an MCA official said.
That is the primary time that 21-year-old Arjun has been included in Mumbai’s senior squad.
He has been enjoying age-group tournaments for Mumbai and in addition has been a part of the staff, which performs invitational tournaments.
Earlier, the pacer has bowled on the Indian nationwide staff nets and in addition represented the India U-19 staff, after they had toured Sri Lanka previously.
The Mumbai squad is led by flamboyant batsman Suryakumar Yadav and will probably be enjoying all their matches within the state capital.
The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, the nationwide T20 championship, will start from January 10, commencing the delayed 2020-21 home season.