Mumbai Indians lead trainer Mahela Jayawardene said that the side picked Arjun Tendulkar absolutely based on his ranges of abilities. Arjun, who is the child of previous amazing batsman Sachin Tendulkar, was purchased by Mumbai Indians for Rs 20 lakhs in the smaller than usual closeout of IPL on Thursday. Jayawardene said the spell with Mumbai Indians will be a learning cycle for Arjun. The previous Sri Lanka captain additionally said the 21-year-old left-arm medium-pacer will learn and develop his game with time.
“We’ve taken a gander at it simply on an ability premise. That is to say, there will be a major tag on his head in view of Sachin. However, fortunately, he’s a bowler, not a batsman. So I figure Sachin will be exceptionally pleased on the off chance that he could bowl like Arjun,” ESPNcricinfo cited Jayawardene as saying.
“I believe it will be a learning interaction for Arjun. He just began playing for Mumbai, and now the establishment. He will get familiar with everything; he will develop. He’s as yet youthful. An extremely engaged young fellow,” he further said.
“We need to give him time and ideally not put a great deal of focus on him by the same token. Just let him advance and move gradually up, and that is the thing that we’re there to assist him with doing,” Jayawardene added.
Arjun was additionally the Mumbai Indians net bowler during the IPL 2020 and was the last player to be purchased in the IPL closeout on Thursday.
“I have invested a great deal of energy in the nets, attempting to show him a few subtle strategies, he is a persevering child, he is enthusiastic about learning, it is an energizing part. The additional pressing factor of being Sachin Tendulkar’s child will consistently be on him, it is something he needs to live with, the climate of the group will help him. It will help him become a decent cricketer, how often an adolescent gets picked in the sale and everybody is discussing him, he needs to substantiate himself and he needs to show everybody he has the products,” said Mumbai Indians’ Director of Cricket Operations, Zaheer Khan during a virtual question and answer session.
In the players’ closeout hung on Thursday, guarding champions Mumbai Indians additionally got, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jimmy Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen, and Piyush Chawla.
At the point when gotten some information about getting all-rounder Jimmy Neesham, Zaheer said: “He is somebody who has abilities of a decent all-rounder, it is tied in with timing, we have coordinated it well. Neesham has the abilities and that is our opinion, subsequently the chance. It is tied in with timing, it is tied in with getting an opportunity to substantiate yourself.”