Arjun Tendulkar on Tuesday kept his cool in a tense situation as Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 14 runs in an IPL 2023 game on Wednesday. Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun made his IPL debut against Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday. With SRH needing 20 off the final over to take eight wickets on Tuesday, the 23-year-old Arjun kept his cool as he bowled some good yorkers and also picked up the wicket of Bhuvneshwar Kumar. After the match, Arjun’s maiden wicket was praised by many former cricketers and celebrities.
“Many mocked him for nepotism but tonight he showed that his place is well earned. Congratulations Arjun. @sachin_rt You should be very proud #Arjuntendulkar #SRHvsMI #TATAIPL2023,” Bollywood actor And wrote Preity Zinta, co-owner of the Punjab Kings. Tweet.
Many people made fun of him for nepotism but tonight he has shown his place that Arjun congratulates. @sachin_rt You must be so proud #ArjunTendulkar #SRHvsMI #TATAIPL2023
— Preity Zinta (@realpreityzinta) April 18, 2023
Mohammad Kaif tweeted, “Arjun Tendulkar grew in stature today. Justified the captain’s faith by bowling the tight final overs, held his nerves, took his first IPL wicket. Congratulations Paaji, here’s to a long successful run for Arjun.” Wishing you a great career. @sachin_rt #Arjun.”
Today Arjun Tendulkar’s stature has increased a lot. Justifies the captain’s faith in him by bowling a tight final over, holds his nerve, takes his first IPL wicket. Congratulations Paaji, wish Arjun a long successful career ahead. @sachin_rt #Arjun
– Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) April 18, 2023
Virender Sehwag tweeted, “Delighted to see Arjun doing well. @sachin_rt paji must be a proud father. Arjun’s hard work is paying off and I am blessed that this is just the beginning of great things to come. Well done Arjun! #SRHvsMI.”
Very happy to see Arjun doing well. @sachin_rt Paaji must be a proud father. Arjun’s hard work has paid off and I am blessed that this is just the beginning of great things to come. Well done Arjun! #SRHvsMI
– Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 18, 2023
Irfan Pathan wrote, “Good to see young Tendulkar’s calm attitude.”
Nice to see the calm attitude of young Tendulkar
– Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) April 18, 2023
Ian Bishop said, “That was a brilliant last over from Arjun Tendulkar. Only his second game but his execution was brilliant. Well done on him.”
That was Arjun Tendulkar’s last over. Only his second game but his execution was brilliant. good on that
– Ian Raphael Bishop (@irbishi) April 18, 2023
After taking his first wicket, Arjun talked about Sachin’s inputs on his game.
“Obviously getting my first IPL wicket was great. I just had to focus on what was in hand, plan and execute. Our plan was just to bowl wide and hit long boundaries in the game, So that the batsman can hit it.” on the long side,” he said.
“I love bowling, I’m happy to bowl anytime the captain tells me and just stick to the team’s plan and give my best. We (Sachin Tendulkar and he) talk about cricket , we discuss strategy before the game and he tells me I take back what I do in every game. I just focus on my release, bowl good length and line. If it swings , so that’s a bonus, if it doesn’t happen, that’s okay.”