India is known as the hub of cricket. Even though it has originated in England, it is played more in India. A cricket match is like a festival in India. Thousands of people gather in the stadium to cheer for the team. Apart from stadiums, the sport enjoys viewership of millions through digital platforms.
The God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar, has ruled millions of hearts with his epic batting. The legendary cricketer’s son Arjun Tendulkar is a young cricket player and dreams to become like his father. The young cricketer has been playing and training in camps since years and has always impressed the spectators.
In a recent match against Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat. Captain Anuj Rawat got Arjun to bowl the first over of the match.
Arjun Tendulkar, who is a left arm pacer unlike Sachin took a wicket early for his side against Sri Lanka Under-19 in the first Youth Test match which is being held at Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground, Colombo.
Arjun Tendulkar was dismissed on a duck in his debut India U-19 match during the first Youth Test against the Sri Lanka U-19 team at the Nondescripts Cricket Club in Colombo on Thursday. He played 11 deliveries before he was dismissed by Shashika Dilshan, as he failed to get a single run on the board. Coincidentally, his father, Sachin himself was dismissed for a duck in his debut ODI match against Pakistan in 1989.
India is scheduled to play two Youth Test matches and five ODIs. The second Youth Test will begin from July 24 in Hambantota while the ODIs begin from July 30 in Colombo and will be played till August 10.
For the initiated, India U19 Squad is Aryan Juyal, Anuj Rawat(c), Ayush Badoni, Harvik Desai, Harsh Tyagi, Mohit Jangra, Yatin Mangwani, Devdutt Padikkal, Akash Pande, Pawan Shah, Yash Rathod, Sameer Choudhary, Atharwa Taide, Arjun Tendulkar, Nehal Wadhera.