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Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun shines for Mumbai in Cooch Behar Trophy

Arjun Tendulkar, son of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, picked up a five-wicket haul for Mumbai as his team beat Railways in U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy.

cricket Updated: Dec 19, 2017 19:32 IST
Press Trust of India
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Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun took 5/44 as Mumbai crushed Railways in the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy. (Twitter )

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar’s son, Arjun, clicked with the ball for the third time in age- group cricket this season, his five-wicket haul paving the way for Mumbai’s win over Railways in the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy.

Arjun had picked up a fifer against Madhya Pradesh three weeks ago and later picked up a four-for against Assam.

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He had remained wicket-less in the first innings, returning figures of 0-23, but came back strongly in the second to take five wickets at the Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana in suburban Kandivili.

Arjun, a promising left-arm pacer, grabbed 5 for 44 in 11 overs as Mumbai bundled out Railways for 136 in their second innings to win the match by an innings and 103 runs.

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Electing to bat, Mumbai had posted 389 courtesy a double century by Yashavi Bhupender Jaiswal in their first innings. They bowled out Railways for 150 with A Vashishtha taking eight wickets for 30 runs.

He picked the first four batsmen of Railways and then the ninth wicket to complete his five-for.

First Published: Dec 19, 2017 19:30 IST