Mumbai Indians all-rounder and son of Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar, has seemed spectacular with the ball since making his debut in IPL 2023 this season. The left-arm pacer picked up his second IPL wicket of his profession, dismissing Gujarat Titans opener Wriddhiman Saha for 4 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.
Arjun Tendulkar additionally proved on Tuesday that he’s no mug with the bat both. Though five-time champions MI had been thrashed by defending champs GT by 55 runs, the MI all-rounder confirmed glimpse of his explosive functionality with the bat, smashing the primary six of his IPL profession en path to scoring 13 off 9 balls.
The left-handed Arjun Tendulkar pulled GT pacer Mohit Sharma away for an enormous six over mid-wicket area. The video of Arjun Tendulkar’s six quickly went viral on social media.
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Social media quickly drew parallels between Arjun Tendulkar and his legendary father Sachin Tendulkar in IPL. Sachin Tendulkar hit his first six of the IPL within the thirty sixth match of the season whereas Arjun Tendulkar achieved this feat within the thirty fifth recreation of 2023 season.
Each Sachin and Arjun Tendulkar had been 5 off 5 balls earlier than they smashed their sixth ball for six. Each had been dismissed by a Sharma from Haryana – Joginder Sharma and Mohit Sharma – within the innings as nicely.
In the meantime, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma was not happy the bowling of his facet after struggling a second successive loss in IPL 2023. “It’s a little disappointing. We pretty much had control of the game till the last few overs when we went for too many runs. It’s just about execution. We need to execute what’s right, who are the batsmen, those kind of things. But in the end we didn’t do that and gave too many runs,” Rohit Sharma mentioned on the post-match presentation.
Captain Rohit was dismissed for simply 2 as MI had been restricted to 152 for 9 chasing an enormous 208 runs to win in Ahmedabad. “You’ve got to look at every team has very different strengths. We have a strong batting lineup to achieve the target. Today our batting couldn’t get going. There’s a lot of dew as well so if we had batted well then maybe we would have chased it. But we didn’t start well and you don’t do that when you are chasing 200-plus,” he added.