Arjun Tendulkar picks fifer against Delhi in Cooch Behar Trophy

Mumbai U-19 player Arjun Tendulkar returned with figures of 5/98 as Delhi U-19 slumped to 394 for 9 in its first innings on day three in a Cooch Behar Trophy match.

Arjun Tendulkar, a promising left-arm pacer, is a regular member of the Mumbai U-19 team.   -  AFP (File Photo)

Arjun Tendulkar, son of batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, shone bright with the ball as he picked up a five-wicket haul against Delhi in a Cooch Behar Trophy match in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Representing Mumbai, Arjun returned with figures of 5/98 as Delhi U-19 slumped to 394 for 9 in its first innings on day three at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. His wickets included rival skipper Ayush Badoni, Vaibhav Kandpal, wicket-keeper Gulzar Singh Sandhu, Hrithik Shokeen and Prashant Kumar Bhati.

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Arjun, a promising left-arm pacer, is a regular member of the Mumbai U-19 team and has also played two U-19 games for India against Sri Lanka, where he claimed three wickets.

Put in to bat first, Mumbai scored 453 in its first innings with opener Divyaansh (211) scoring a double century. Delhi trails Mumbai by 59 runs.

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