IPL 2023

“Arjun, today you have…”: Sachin Tendulkar’s heartfelt message for his son Arjun Tendulkar following his IPL debut

Vikhyat Jain

April 21 2023
Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar takes social media by storm as he shares a heartfelt note for his son, Arjun Tendulkar post his IPL debut

Two years later, another Tendulkar came to the screens of billions of people. This time it was the son of the legendary cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar. Arjun Tendulkar, who was bought by the franchise of Mumbai Indians in 2021, finally got a chance to make his IPL debut against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL 2023.

In an emotional moment for Sachin Tendulkar, the father’s side of him took the social media world with a heartfelt note for his son. “Arjun, today you have taken another important step in your journey as a cricketer. As your father, someone who loves you and is passionate about the game, I know you will continue to give the game the respect it deserves and the game will love you back. (1/2),” the first part of the tweet read.

“You have worked very hard to reach here, and I am sure you will continue to do so. This is the start of a beautiful journey. All the best!” the ex-India opener added in the second part of his tweet.

Sachin Tendulkar and his son Arjun Tendulkar became the first father-son duo to play in Indian Premier League. Following in the footsteps of his father, Arjun Tendulkar will hope for a good start to his career. Big shoes to fill, it is going to be a long journey for Arjun though a promising one.

Both father and son started their IPL career with the same franchise, Mumbai Indians, the former one starting in 2008 till 2013. Sachin has played six IPL seasons, all for Mumbai Indians, amassing 2334 runs in 78 matches at an average of 34.84. In the process, he has 13 fifties and one hundred under his belt, hitting 29 sixes and 295 fours with a strike rate of 119.82.

Arjun Tendulkar kicks off his IPL career with a promising start

Making his debut in IPL in 2023 after being bought by the franchise in 2021, Arjun Tendulkar finally got a chance to represent the franchise against KKR. The left-arm bowler opened the innings with the new ball for MI in the first innings of the game. In his spell of two overs, Arjun Tendulkar gave away 17 runs only but did not account for any wickets.

Not getting to deliver his full quota of four overs, Arjun Tendulkar will hope for a better performance in the upcoming games. With the bat too, Arjun is handy lower down the order and can deliver the big shots. It will be interesting to see Arjun’s performances in the upcoming matches, given the chatter around him.

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