Sachin Tendulkar’s little master rings alarm bell, hits a ton
Mumbai: Sachin Tedulkar’s 15-year-old son Arjun Tendulkar fired first salvo when he hit a ton to help his team reach semi final of Dhirubhai Ambani International School Under 16s tournament.
His knock will certainly shift the focuss of his legend father Sachin who enjoyed the limelight till last year when he retired.
Arjun hit 118 from 42 balls for to take them into the semi-finals of the Smaaash Master Blaster School Cricket Championship.
Sachin tweeted about it afterwards, posting: ‘Arjun did smash the ball during his knock at the Smaash Master Blaster Tournament’.
Sachin Tendulkar will be handing out trophies at the finals day of the schools’ competition.
Last year he asked that his son to play cricket as any other normal teenager, without scrutiny.
Tendulkar, who retired from cricket last year, said: ‘My son has just started his career and it’s a humble request to let him live his life like a normal 14-year-old, without thinking about anything else but falling in love with the sport.’
However, Arjun will command more attention after this knock and there will be some who will expect him to be added to the number of Test-playing fathers and sons, such as the Broads, the Marshes and the Cairnses.