Five-for from Arjun Tendulkar derails Gujarat in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy

Arjun performed well in the youth test against Sri Lanka

XtraTime Web Desk: Though he is better known as legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s son but young Arjun Tendulkar has slowly started to make his name by himself. After showing his ability during India U19 tour in Sri Lanka, on Sunday he bowled his best spell till now of 5/30 to help Mumbai to thrash Gujarat by 9 wickets in a second round faceoff of the Vinoo Mankad Trophy on Saturday.

Arjun Tendulkar’s left-arm pace bowling destroyed the Gujrat top order as they were all out on just 142 runs. In his 8.2 overs spell he took the wickets of Vardhman Dattesh Shah (0), Priyesh (1), LM Kocher (8), Jaymeet Patel (26) and Dhruvang Patel (6). Beside that he also bowled a maiden over as well.

While chasing small total of 143 runs to win, Mumbai openers Suven Parkar (67*) and Divyaanch (45) gave a perfect start to the team as they shared 108-run stand for the first wicket. In the 32nd over of the game Divyaansh was dismissed by SM Prajapati, but Pragnesh Kanpillewar (27) along with another opener Suven took Mumbai over the line with 12 overs to spare. Now Mumbai will face Bengal in their next group game and later they will face Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

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