Arjun Tendulkar is going to make his debut in IPL by playing for Mumbai Indians against Kolkata Knight Riders. This will be a remarkable match to watch Arjun perform for the first time in front of the whole nation.
The match is played at Mumbai Indians’ hometown, Wankhede Stadium. On this auspicious moment, former cricketer Harbhajan Singh congratulated Arjun on his upcoming match and gave him best wishes. He took to Twitter and posted a heartfelt tweet writing, “Good luck Arjun Tendulkar .. what a proud moment for paji and family and for us as well @sachin_rt Have seen him growing up with his dream of wearing @mipaltan jersey .. Go well Arjun❤️”
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 16, 2023
The cricketer has also been wished by many renowned personalities from the cricket field and boosting his morale. Have a look at the tweets.
Arjun Tendulkar receiving the Mumbai Indians cap from Rohit Sharma.pic.twitter.com/jieLS4bQEQ
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 16, 2023
Arjun Tendulkar is finally playing for Mumbai Indians.
Welcome to the family 💙 pic.twitter.com/gk5bkZtFtf
— MI Fans Army™ (@MIFansArmy) April 16, 2023
Father and Son turning out for the same franchise 10 years on. A historic first in the IPL. Good luck Arjun Tendulkar.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) April 16, 2023
Lovely touch by Arjun Tendulkar!
Jersey number 24, debuts in Wankhede 🙂
— Mangalam Maloo (@blitzkreigm) April 16, 2023
In the absence of Rohan Sharma, Arjun was recruited into the playing 11 and the team will be performing under the captainship of Suryakumar Yadav. This will be MI’s second match being held at Wankhede. The team has bagged a position of 9 on the points table with its first win against Delhi Capitals and defeating them by 6 wickets. On the other hand, KKR is currently in 5th position with 2 wins and 2 losses.
The 23-year-old left-arm fast pacer has a total of 12 wickets and an economy rate of 3.24 in his record so far and has showcased his wonderful batting skills by scoring a century in Ranji Trophy by playing against Rajasthan in 2022. He made his T20 debut in 2020 by taking one wicket against the Haryana team.