Arjun Tendulkar in dream form, picks a five-forLast updated on Nov 25, 2018, 04:18 pm
Arjun Tendulkar is enjoying the form of his life, which bodes well for the youngster as far as his future is concerned.
The left-arm pacer delivered a dream performance for Mumbai in the ongoing U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy, as he picked a five-for against Delhi.
Being Sachin Tendulkar's son, there is a lot of pressure on him but he has been handling that well.
VIDEO: Arjun's 5-wicket haul
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Arjun's 5/98 helps Mumbai restrict Delhi
Arjun ended up with figures of 5/98 to see Delhi wrap up their first innings on 396.
Batting first, Mumbai had posted a challenging total of 453 runs.
Delhi got off to a dream start as well and were aiming to get past the 400-run mark, but Arjun had other plans.
He ran through the lower middle order and stuck to his plans well.
Match ends in draw as Arjun picks 6 wickets
The match ended in a draw after both sides managed to get runs on the board. Mumbai declared at 155 in their second innings, and Delhi managed to get 64/3 at stumps on Day 4. Arjun picked a solitary wicket in the second innings.
Arjun had also picked 6/70 earlier this month
Earlier this month, Arjun was fantastic for Vijay Merchant XI in the KC Mahindra Shield U-19 tournament.
Arjun picked a stunning 6/70 against Vijay Manjrekar XI to claim the bragging rights.
Arjun's show helped his team seal the match in style.
Besides Arjun, batsman Pragnesh Kanpillewar had smashed 155 as well.
Arjun's key performances are coming at the right moment.
Arjun striking the right chords
In recent times, the youngster had performed well in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy, where he helped Mumbai to a victory over Gujarat.
He had picked a five-wicket haul to impress one and all.
Arjun will be hoping to continue his prime show and be in the reckoning for the IPL 12 auction.
As per reports, he might register himself for the money-spinning league.
Arjun a future star in the making
The youngster is touted to be a future Indian star in the making.
He is often seen bowling at the nets to the senior men's Indian team.
He was in England this year and bowled to Virat Kohli and boys.
Tendulkar Jr. has been instrumental till now, and that might help him fetch big bucks in the upcoming IPL 2019 auction.