Salil Ankola said Arjun Tendulkar “looks like a bowling alley” after recovering from a serious injury and that the team have been selected as “looking at the future of Mumbai cricket.”
Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar has been named to the Mumbai squad for his first two Ranji matches against Maharashtra and Delhi. Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) selection director and former Indian football player Salil Ankola explains why Mumbai Senior Squad selects the all-time youth brand.
Ankola said young Tendulkar “is doing well” after recovering from a serious injury and that the team were selected “looking to the future of Mumbai cricket”.
“Arjun (Tendulkar) is good at football, but unfortunately he was injured in the middle, but he was good even though he played after that,” Ankola told news agencies. “We have chosen a team that is looking to the future of Mumbai. Bricks.”
Arjun, who has played T20 twice for the Mumbai senior team, has yet to feature in the Ranji Trophy, which was not available last year due to the COVID-19 ban. Mumbai will be led by Indian opener Prithvi Shaw.
However, the group will not be short of elites like Tushar Deshpande, who started off with injury, and Suryakumar Yadav, who appears to be part of the Indians ODI group on the South African Tour.
“Unfortunately our sailor Tushar Deshpande was injured but the team is optimistic. It is a mixed team that we have joined in Mumbai for many years with players under 19.” Ancola added.
The former fastpitch player regained confidence in the youngsters who had the opportunity after a successful run at the junior tournament. “Unfortunately, due to the global spread, red football did not take place last year, but we tried to cover the whole area. For us there are a few young players, like Prince Badiani who has excelled before the age of 19.
We support them and they “I want to, and see what they do on stage. What we have seen is that the under 19 athletes also play in the senior men’s team. We hope the team will perform well in the future, ”added Ankola.
Mumbai will vote against Maharashtra on January 13 and two tournaments will take place in Calcutta as this year’s tournament takes place at the halfway point.