Arjun Tendulkar, son of former legend Sachin Tendulkar is following the footsteps of his father. He is currently in Australia, taking part in Spirit of Cricket global challenge. It is a competition organized by Sydney Cricket ground.
Arjun Tendulkar, who is not only a fast bowler in the making, but he is also a very good batsman. Playing a T20 match for the Cricket Club of India at the Sydney Cricket ground against Hong Kong Cricket Club, he picked 4 wickets in 4 overs. Not only with bowling, he was clinical with the bat was as well. As an opener, he scored 48 runs off just 27 balls.
I like my Fast bowling, said Arjun
Arjun Tendulkar who is a left-arm fast bowler and left-handed batsman said he enjoys his fast bowling. “I just got stronger, grew taller and I loved bowling fast from my childhood. I thought I may as well be a quick bowler because there aren’t many in India,” Arjun was quoted as saying by abc.net.au.
I do not feel pressure being Sachin’s son, said Arjun
When asked about if he feels any pressure of enormous expectations from him being Sachin’s son, 6 plus foot tall Arjun said he do not think about it. “I don’t take that pressure, when I bowl I just hit the deck hard on every ball and when I bat just play my shots and choose which bowlers to take on and which bowlers not to,” he said.
The Spirit of Cricket Global Challenge is to “promote the spirit of the game and celebrating the many friendships built through it.” The tournament began on January 7 and will continue through 14 January. Eight teams have participated in this competition including SCG XI, Marylebone Cricket Club, Cricketer’s Club of India, Singapore Cricket Club, Hong Kong Cricket Club, South Australian Cricket Association, Singalese Cricket Club and Izingari.