<br /> <div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="Sachin Tendulkar wants people to leave Arjun alone" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130111112004.jpg" title="Sachin Tendulkar wants people to leave Arjun alone" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Sachin Tendulkar said he feels proud about Arjun's (in picture) selection in Mumbai's Under-14 team © PTI</p> </div> <strong>Mumbai: Jan 11, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> <a href="/tags/Sachin-Tendulkar/post" target="_blank">Sachin Tendulkar</a> is a proud father after the selection of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tags/Arjun-Tendulkar/post/page/2" target="_blank">Arjun </a>in the Mumbai’s Under-14 team in the West Zone league matches but urged people to leave the 12-year old alone.<br /> <br /> In an interview to the <em>Indian Express</em>, he said, "Like any other parent I feel extremely happy & proud that he is part of <a href="/tags/Mumbai/post" target="_blank">Mumbai </a>U-14 team. His hard work has paid off. I hope that people leave him alone to enjoy this beautiful game as a normal member of the team."<br /> <br /> <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/cricket-articles/Arjun-Tendulkar-selected-for-Mumbai-Under-14-team/21914" target="_blank">Arjun’s selection</a> came after he slammed his first century in the <a href="/tags/MCA/post" target="_blank">MCA </a>Under-14 selection trials. The junior Tendulkar scored 124 runs as Khar Gymkhana beat Goregaon Centre.<br /> <br /> In June last year, he was named in the Mumbai under-14 probable list for an off-season training camp. That selection had come at the back of good performances in school cricket and local age group cricket. The left-hander is also talented pacer. He <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/cricket-articles/Arjun-Tendulkar-emulates-father-on-debut-in-Harris-Shield/7957" target="_blank">finished with figures of eight for 22</a>, helping Dhirubhai Ambani International School defeat Jamnabai Narsse School in November of last year. The 12-year old made <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/cricket-articles/Arjun-Tendulkar-s-destructive-batting-powers-team-to-victory-in-Cadence-Trophy/11530" target="_blank">his debut in January last year in the Cadence Trophy</a> in Pune. He had scored 65 runs against PCMC Varroc Vengsarakar CA.<br /> <br /> The West Zone tournament begins from January 20.