After doing quite well in a various domestic tournament, Arjun Tendulkar continued to do well in the opening game of the Mumbai T20 League which commenced from today. Arjun Tendulkar who represents Aakash Tigers Mumbai Western Suburb chipped in with his all-round performance and as a result, his team went on to defeat the Triumph Knight Mumbai North East by five wickets. Arjun Tendulkar not only scored 23 runs for the side but also snapped a wicket giving away 21 runs from three overs. T20 Mumbai League: Sachin Tendulkar’s Son Arjun Tendulkar Picked for Rs 5 Lakh by Aakash Tigers Mumbai Western Suburb.

The Triumph Knights Mumbai North East did not get a dream start as the openers Karan Shah and Shikhar Thakur made way to the pavilion on the score of 14 and 7. However, it was Suryakumar Yadav who scored the maximum runs for the team. The Mumbai Indians player made 90 runs from 56 balls. Aakash Tigers Mumbai Western Suburb restricted the team to a total of 147 runs.

Kaustubh Pawar and Aakarshit Gomel were the ones to give a flying start scoring 34 and 41 runs respectively. Arjun Tendulkar scored 23 runs from 19 balls. No other batsman from the team could touch a total of 20 runs. But with a little contribution from rest of the team members helped the Aakash Tigers Mumbai Western Suburb achieve the target with three balls to spare.

Brief Scores: Triumph Knights 147/6 (Surya Kumar Yadav 90 not out, A Lad 2-12, Arjun Tendulkar 1-21) lost to Aakash Tigers 148/5 ( Aakarshit Gomel 41, Kaustubh Pawar 34; K Sawant 2/30) by five wickets.

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