Like father, like son – Arjun Tendulkar slams ton on First-Class debut | Cricket News

Like father, like son – Arjun Tendulkar slams ton on First-Class debut | Cricket News
Like father, like son – Arjun Tendulkar slams ton on First-Class debut | Cricket News
MUMBAI: Just like his well-known father, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar has slammed 100 on his First-Class debut.
Playing for Goa, the 23-year-old slammed a ton -113 off 195 balls with 15 fours and two sixes (on the time of penning this)-against Rajasthan on Day 2 of their Ranji Trophy match on the Goa Cricket Association Academy Ground in Porvorim. Boosted by tons by Tendulkar and Suyash Prabhudessai (172 not out, 357b, 25×4) and their unbeaten 212-run partnership in 362 balls for the sixth wicket, Goa marched to 413 for five.
Almost precisely 34 years again, on 11 December 1988, Sachin Tendulkar, aged 15 years and 232 days, turned the youngest Indian to attain a century on debut in first-class cricket when he scored 100 not out for Bombay towards Gujarat on the Wankhede stadium. Arjun had switched to Goa as a ‘skilled’ this season because of lack of sport time with Mumbai. The left-arm pacer performed 2 T20s (towards Haryana and Puducherry) within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in January final season.

Arjun was included within the Mumbai workforce’s Ranji Trophy squad for the group stage of the match final season, however didn’t get to play a sport. He was then excluded from the aspect’s knockouts squad.
Arjun has been a part of the Mumbai Indians arrange for the final two IPLs, however is but to make his debut for them. Before the season, he was part of MI’ developmental squad, which performed T20 video games in England towards English membership sides.

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