Arjun Tendulkar impresses in Second XI C’ship contest

The 19-year-old took two wickets for MCC Young Cricketers against Surrey Second XI, one off a beautiful delivery that made a buzz on social media.

Arjun Tendulkar took 2 for 50 in the first innings for MCC Young Cricketers. File Photo: AFP

Nineteen-year-old Arjun Tendulkar, son of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, impressed with his bowling on the first day of a three-day Second-XI Championship contest in High Wycombe on Monday.

Playing for MCC Young Cricketers, Arjun took two wickets against Surrey Second XI, including one off a beautiful delivery that was shown on a video on Twitter via Lord’s Cricket Ground. It made quite a buzz on the social media platform.

Arjun ended his spell with figures of 2 for 50 in 11 overs.

Surrey Second XI posted 340 for 6 before declared its first innings closed.

In July 2018, Arjun was part of the India U-19 team that played the first Youth Test match against Sri Lanka. Last month, he participated in the Mumbai T20 League, playing for Aakash Tigers.

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