Mumbai Chief Selector Gives Reasons For Naming Sachin Tendulkar’s Son Arjun In Ranji Trophy Squad | Cricket News

Mumbai Chief Selector Gives Reasons For Naming Sachin Tendulkar's Son Arjun In Ranji Trophy Squad | Cricket News

Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun was named in Mumbai’s squad for his or her first two Ranji Trophy fixtures in opposition to Maharashtra and Delhi. Mumbai Cricket Affiliation (MCA) chief selector and former India quick bowler Salil Ankola gave causes for choosing the younger seam-bowling all-rounder within the senior Mumbai squad. Ankola stated junior Tendulkar “has been bowling nicely” after recovering from an unlucky damage and the group has been picked ” the way forward for Mumbai cricket.”

“Arjun (Tendulkar) has been bowling nicely, sadly, he was injured in between however he did nicely in no matter video games he performed thereafter. We’ve picked a group the way forward for Mumbai cricket,” Ankola instructed Indian Categorical.

Arjun, who has performed two T20s for the senior Mumbai group, is but to function within the Ranji Trophy, which didn’t happen final yr on account of COVID-19 restrictions.

Mumbai can be led by India opener Prithvi Shaw. The group, nonetheless, will miss vital gamers like pacer Tushar Deshpande – out with an damage and Suryakumar Yadav – more likely to be included in India’s ODI squad for South Africa tour.

“Sadly Tushar Deshpande, our seamer, is injured however it’s a promising group. It is a combined group the place we now have picked gamers from under-19 and likewise who’ve been a part of the Mumbai group for a number of years.” Ankola added.

The previous quick bowler expressed confidence within the younger gamers, who’ve been given a chance after performing nicely within the junior circuit.


“Sadly because of the pandemic, red-ball cricket could not happen final yr however we now have tried to cowl all areas. There are a number of younger gamers like Prince Badiani, who did nicely in beneath 19 for us. We needed to advertise them and see how they do on the massive stage. What we now have seen is the gamers coming from beneath 19 have carried out for the senior males group too. We’re hopeful that the group will do nicely going forward,” Ankola added.

Mumbai will being their marketing campaign in opposition to Maharashtra on January 13 and each their matches are in Kolkata as this yr the event is being performed in impartial venues. 

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