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Nepotism or Talent : Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar trolled for his India U-19 squad selection

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 8 June 2018, 15:01 IST

Issues of nepotism highlighted once again when the 18-year-old Arjun Tendulkar, the son of legendary of Indian Cricket Sachin Tendulkar, has been selected in the India Under-19 squad for two four-day matches in Sri Lanka in July.

Arjun was a part of the Mumbai Under-19 squad last year in the Cooch Behar Trophy where he scalped 18 wickets.

The 18-year-old Delhi wicketkeeper-batsman Anuj Rawat will lead the four-day squad, who had scored two half-centuries, including one on debut, in as many matches for Delhi during the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy.

Squad for four-day games: Anuj Rawat (Captain & WK), Atharva Taide, Devdutt Padikkal, Aryan Juyal (VC & WK), Yash Rathod, Ayush Badoni, Sameer Choudhary, Siddharth Desai, Harsh Tyagi, Y.D. Mangwani, Arjun Tendulkar, Nehal Wadhera, Akash Pande, Mohit Jangra, Pawan Shah.

Squad for One-dayers: Aryan Juyal (Captain & WK), Anuj Rawat (WK), Devdutt Padikkal, Atharva Taide, Yash Rathod, Ayush Badoni, Sameer Choudhary, Siddharth Desai, Harsh Tyagi, Y.D. Mangwani, Ajay Devgaud, Y. Jaiswal, Mohit Jangra, Akash Pande, Pawan Shah.

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First published: 8 June 2018, 15:00 IST
 
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