Arjun Tendulkar    Getty Images
Arjun Tendulkar Getty Images

Arjun Tendulkar are all set to play for Mumbai in the under-19 category. Little Master Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun will make his debut appearance for Mumbai in the upcoming the Vinoo Mankad Trophy. Mumbai will be playing against Baroda on October 9 and Saurashtra on October 10.

Mumbai Cricket Association’s (MCA) under-19 selection committee led by Rajesh Pawar announced the team for the first two games. They have appointed Agni Chopra as captain, while players like Atharva Ankolekar, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Anjadeep Lad have also been included.

Arjun is the sides leading all-rounder. Pawar in an exclusive interview to mid-day told, “He will be our main all-rounder. I saw a lot of improvement in his game. When we played in Baroda recently, he bowled well and during our two practice matches here in Mumbai, he bowled and batted well. I consider him as a bowling all-rounder of the team.”

Arjun has represented Mumbai in under-16 level in 2015-16 and has played in the B division just last year.

Mumbai U-19 squad: Agni Chopra (c), Dhruv Brid (wk), Divyansh Saxena, Karan Shah, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Satyalaksha Jain, Tanush Kotian, Atharva Ankolekar, Saksham Jha, Anjadeep Lad, Sylvester Dsouza, Arjun Tendulkar, Abhimany Vashisht, Sagar Chhabaria, Farhan Kazi.