Arjun Tendulkar Biography, Age, Height, Career, Stats, Wiki

Arjun Tendulkar born on 24 September 1999 at Mumbai (Maharashtra) at 10.30a.m. is an Indian cricketer and son of the great cricketer Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. He is a left-handed  batsman and a left-handed fast bowler.

Arjun Tendulkar Biography

Arjun Tendulkar Age

Arjun Tendulkar age is 22 years.

Arjun Tendulkar Biography

Arjun Tendulkar Age22
Height6'3"
Weight176lbs (80kg)
Zodiac SignLibra
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
FatherSachin Ramesh Tendulkar
MotherAnjali Tendulkar
SisterSara Tendulkar
CasteRajapur Saraswat Brahman
ReligionHindu
Martial StatusUnmarried

The Indian cricketer is the son of the great batsman Sachin Tendulkar.

Arjun is a left handed batsman and left arm seamer, who was included in the under-14 probable’s list of Mumbai Cricket Association for off-season training camp. In January 2013 he was selected in Mumbai under-14 team for the west zone league.

In 2015, he became a net bowler for English batsmen, having been a net batsman for India back in 2011 as an 11-year-old.

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Arjun Tendulkar Beliefs

Following the footsteps of his great father he is also a practising Hindu and the devotee of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh who also happens to be quiet popular in the state of Maharashtra.

He has also been seen in the recent times celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with his family at home and quite often likes to to visit temples of Lord Ganesh during night when its quiet at night.

Arjun Tendulkar Career

Arjun Indian U-19 team

Arjun Indian U-19 team

Arjun with his tally of 18 wickets from five Cooch Behar Trophy (National U-19) games is 43rd in the list of wicket-takers for the season. He had one five wicket haul (5/95) against MP made it to the U-19 team of the India during the India’s tour to Sri-Lanka during the two four-day game. Two India U-19 squads were announced today in Bengaluru with Anuj Rawat and Aryan Juyal leading the side.

However, an innocuous selection meeting became interesting as the three member selection committee comprising Ashish Kapoor, Gyanendra Pandey and Rakesh Parikh selected Tendulkar junior for the longer version.

In the first innings he scored fourteen from eighteen balls with the help of two fours without any sixes before being run out by Perera. in the same innings he bowled with an economy of 2.20 conceding thirty-three runs with zero wickets by bowling five maiden overs.

In the second innings he bowled with an economy of 4.33 conceding thirty-nine runs by taking an lbw wicket of the opener Kamil Mishara.

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Arjun Tendulkar Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Game against Haryana

It was for the first time when Arjun Tendulkar was picked for the Mumbai’s senior squad three years after he was picked for the Indian U-19 team against Sri-Lanka. Though an all-rounder he was brought to the spotlight by his left arm fast bowling which also gave him a chance to perform in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Games.

However it auspiciously came against his will as he didn’t get a chance to perform his batting half being at number eleven  in the squad.

Arjun Tendulkar Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Game against Haryana

With the ball he went on to dismiss the opener Chaitanya Bishnoi but returned an expensive figure of getting a wicket conceding thirty-four runs in three overs.

In the longer vision Mumbai lost the third game in a row being ruled out of the quarter -final birth effectively .

The Elite Group E games are being played across Mumbai, and Suryakumar Yadav’s team would have hoped to do much better than they have so far: they had lost to Delhi by seventy-six runs and to Kerala by eight wickets before this one.

The run of poor results has left them bottom of the table with two to play, against Pondicherry and Andhra.

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Arjun Tendulkar IPL Team 2021

Arjun Tendulkar IPL Team 2021

Adding one more chapter to the IPL auction drama Arjun Tendulkar’s name was the last one to pop out in the accelerated part of the auction and Mumbai Indian’s owned by the Ambani’s was the only team providing a bid for the great last name.

Arjun Tendulkar was then bought by the Mumbai Indians at a base price of Twenty-lakh rupees to perform in the team in which his legendry father once played .

Head coach Mahela Jayawardene , director of cricket association Zaheer Khan and owner Akash Ambani argued that the selection was purely on the merit and talent basis.

They also stated that it is nothing more than an opportunity that a young cricketer needs to prove himself and his worth in his initial playing career by providing him a chance to perform against the world’s best T20 teams and in the world’s best T20 league.

 “We’ve looked at it purely on a skill basis, I mean, there is going to be a big tag on his head because of Sachin. But, luckily, he’s a bowler, not a batsman. So I think Sachin will be very proud if he could bowl like Arjun.”

“I think it’s going to be a learning process for Arjun. He just started playing for Mumbai, and now the franchise. He will learn the ropes; he will evolve. He’s still young. A very focused young man. We have to give him time and hopefully not put a lot of pressure on him either. Just let him evolve and work his way up, and that’s what we’re there to help him to do.” said Mahela Jayawardene.

“We are looking at things under a very simple lens – it’s just a youngster coming in the side, he has to prove himself, he has to show all the coaching staff and the think tank of the team that he’s got the goods to belong there” said Zaheer Khan.
The Mumbai Indians have done well with raw talent in the past, Jasprit Bumrah and the Pandya brothers foremost among those, and their decisions during Thursday’s auctions revolved around that tenet, they said, and that Arjun, like their other uncapped bowling pick Yudhvir Singh, were earmarked during the last IPL.
The attribute about Arjun that has impressed both Jayawardene and Khan seems to be his work ethic. But his ultimate development, they said, would be up to how he performed. Khan said the pressure of his name was something he would have to learn to live with.
“I have spent a lot of time with him. In the nets, working alongside him, trying to teach him a few tricks of the trade. And that has been going well,” Khan said. “Like Mahela was mentioning, he’s a hard-working kid and is really keen on learning.
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So that is something which is an exciting part. And look, the added pressure of the name Sachin Tendulkar is always going to be there on him and something which he will have to live by. But we’re very hopeful that the environment we have around the team is definitely going to help him become a better cricketer.
Arjun has a beautiful skillset, he’s a left-arm fast bowler and can bat left-hand. There’re not many of those in world cricket,” Ambani said. “But it’s very important that his process and his progression happens as any other young cricketer’s. Fortunately, at MI, we help individuals reach their potential. It’s all on their hard work but we believe we have the environment to do that.
“Hopefully we can see Arjun reach his potential in the coming years as many youngsters without taking names, have”

Arjun Tendulkar Batting Stats

 MatchesInnsNORunsHS
T20s 22133
Youth Test2201414

Arjun Bowling Stats

 MatchesInnsMaidenRunsWickets
T20s 220672
Youth Test2281373
T20s debut Mumbai v Haryana at Mumbai, Jan 15, 2021
Last T20s Mumbai v Puducherry at Mumbai, Jan 17, 2021

Arjun Tendulkar Nets and Training

A tall lanky lad has been given the best of the resources and guidance to learn the fast bowling and in the initial phase of his his carrier he has made the full use of this opportunity by developing a curved run-up and a genuine out swinger’s action . He is capable of getting the ball to swing late and a significant pace of his age.

He is also a capable low middle order batsman who can use his long hands but this is a secondary priority after fast bowling. His bowling action has been closely monitored and been worked on by Atul Gaikwad, coach and the expert in the biometrics and aerodynamics of the fast bowling.

After been falling into a couple of stress fractures he had to tweak his bowling action and also suffered with his bowling action during the year of 2016-17 that had to be a crucial and one of the deciding periods in the career of his fast bowling .

Arjun Tendulkar Nets and Training

Some sources also report that these injuries also costed him a couple of days rehearsing his batting stance with a complete week or two getting pored into his batting tricks directly.

Only after some time that his action and bowling speed were moderate had helped him feel settled in the nets.

Gaikwad’s knowledge has been put into a great use in the National Cricket Academy that has also been to a good use for Arjun’s slow but steadily progressing career . Other than Gaikwad Arjun has also been training with his father’s teammate Subroto Banerjee who has been credited by the Indian test bowler Umesh Yadav and Vidarbha .

The teenager has regularly bowled in the Indian nets to the Indian team that has given him loads of exposure against the best in the country. he has also been in the news for bowling to the Indian Women’s Cricket Team in the preparation for the the world cup final at the Lords in 2016.

More recently, he made news for the right reasons when he gave one of England’s best batsmen, Jonny Bairstow, an injury scare as a Yorker from Arjun speared into his toe ahead of the South Africa Tests.

As Rahul Dravid is away with the India A team in England, Arjun has worked with WV Raman, who is India’s interim coach for the tour of Sri Lanka. Arjun attended an NCA residential camp in Dharamsala and impressed with his pace and accuracy during the academy games in Himachal Pradesh.

His performances in Mumbai’s age-group cricket have also made him shoot through the ranks as he continues to improve his pace and skillset every day.

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In his last competitive tournament for assessment, Arjun claimed a staggering 19 wickets in just 5 games for Mumbai Under-19 in the 2017-18 Cooch Behar Trophy to further strengthen his resume.

In January 2017, he represented a CCI XI at the Bradman Oval in Adelaide, where he made a swift 48 in his first outing as an opening batsman; not to mention his four scalps with the ball.

In July 2017, he was also included in the MCC squad to play against Namibia Under-19 in England and impressed as MCC’s spearhead, picking up four wickets to decimate the opposition.

Nevertheless, that’s a part and parcel of a legacy. If he does eventually make it into the Indian national team, the pressure on him is likely to be more than that on his legendary father: the expectations of a billion Indians, plus the legacy of one Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.

Arjun Tendulkar Controversies

Arjun Tendulkar Controversies

There have been some controversies over Arjun Tendulkar’s inclusion and Pranav Dhanawade’s exclusion from west zone squad. The huge furore over the selection of the Arjun Tendulkar in the under-16 West Zone squad I.

It is said that it was done over the cost of the kid named Pranav Dhanawade who broke the 1000 run barrier in a single knock recently. The selection procedure for he west zone U-16 said that Pranav was not eligible for the selection.

It said that a player must have played for Mumbai for being selected in the under sixteen squad , but Pranav’s path breaking knock came after Mumbai U-16 team was picked and had played a few games.

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“The selection for Mumbai’s U-16 team happened before Pranav’s record. They had also played a few matches. So since Pranav didn’t feature for the Mumbai U-16 team, he cannot be a part of the West zone side, that’s the procedure,” Prashant told .

“Arjun and Pranav are good friends, they speak regularly with each other,” he added, refuting claims of any preference given to the former. “Pranav still has time. Maybe another two years to even make it to the U-19 team. We don’t need to pressurise him. Just let him enjoy the game,” Sheikh was quoted.

Regarding this reason Arjun was also bashed heavily on twitter for using the name of his great father Sachin Tendulkar and for not being able to copy his footsteps.

Also being an example of the father-son legacy’s to be a failure in the game of the cricket and to be following Rohan Gavaskar for not being a worthy successor of his father Sunil Gavaskar’s  legacy rather using his father’s name as a ladder to climb certain levels and achieving none.

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