Arjun Tendulkar
Arjun Tendulkar was a net bowler for Mumbai Indians during the IPL 2020.

Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene said that Arjun Tendulkar chose the team purely on the basis of his skills.

Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene said that Arjun Tendulkar chose the team purely on the basis of his skills. Arjun, son of former veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar, was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 20 lakh in the IPL mini-auction on Thursday. Jayawardene said that the learning process for Arjun will be tight with Mumbai Indians. The former Sri Lankan captain also said that the 21-year-old left-arm medium-pacer will learn and develop his game over time.

He said, “We have seen purely on the basis of skill. I mean he is going to have a big tag on his head because of Sachin. But, luckily, he is a bowler, not a batsman. So I think “Sachin will be a lot. Proud if he can bowl like Arjun,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Jayawardene as saying.

He added, “I think it’s a learning process for Arjun. He has just started playing for Mumbai and the franchise. He will leave the ropes. He will develop. He is still young. A lot Are focused youth, ”he continued.

Jayawardene said, “We have to give him time and hopefully either don’t put too much pressure on him. Just let him develop and do his job, and that’s what we are there to help him do.”

Arjun was also the net bowler of Mumbai Indians during IPL 2020 and was the last player to be bought in the IPL auction on Thursday.

“I have spent a lot of time in the net, trying to teach him some tricks of the trade, he is a hardworking kid, he is eager to learn, it is an exciting part. There will always be the added pressure of being the son of Sachin Tendulkar. Be on him, this is something he has to live with, the team environment will help him. It will help him to be a good cricketer, how many times a young player picks up at auction and everyone is talking about him, he has to prove himself and they have to show the goods to everyone, “Virtual Operations Conference During the Mumbai Indians Director of Cricket Operations, Zaheer Khan said.

In the players’ auction held on Thursday, defending champions Mumbai Indians also picked Nathan Culter Nile, Jimmy Neesham, Yudhveer Charak, Marco Janssen, and Piyush Chawla.

When asked about acquiring all-rounder Jimmy Neesham, Zaheer said: “He is someone who has the potential to be a good all-rounder, it’s about time, we’ve timed it well. Neesham has abilities. And that’s what we all think., So this is the opportunity. It’s all about time, it’s all about getting a chance to prove ourselves. “

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