21 May 2019: T20 Mumbai League: Arjun Tendulkar delivers an all-round performance
Arjun Tendulkar's stock is rising with each passing day as he continues to produce the goods on the cricket field.
The left-arm pace-bowling all-rounder is on top gear in the ongoing Mumbai T20 League.
Playing for Aakash Tigers Mumbai Western Suburb, Arjun dished out an all-round show as his side beat North Mumbai Panthers by six wickets.
Here's more about it.
Performers: Arjun, Mulani help Aakash Tigers seal crucial win
Arjun produced figures of 3/27 that helped Aakash Tigers gain momentum.
Later on, he scored 28 off 24 balls, that included four fours.
Besides Arjun, batsman Shams Mulani smashed an unbeaten 60 off 31 balls.
He struck three hours and four sixes and guided Tigers to a deserved win.
He also did well with the ball with his spin show and amassed 1/33.
T20 match: How did the match pan out?
Batting first, Panthers got off to a flier, before the Tigers came back strongly to restrict them to 169/6.
Mulani stood out and bowled intelligently with his left-arm spin, before Arjun came back strongly.
In reply, Mulani's unbroken 84-run partnership with Suryansh Shedge (27*) saw the Tigers win by six wickets and four balls to spare in the absence of skipper Prithvi Shaw.
Arjun: Arjun has been grabbing the headlines in his debut season
Arjun, who made his debut in the Mumbai T20 League on May 14, was on fire from the word go.
In his debut match, Arjun had produced a commendable all-round show to help his team get the better of Triumphs Knights MNE.
The Tigers have given Arjun the platform to go out and express himself.
And at the moment, they will be satisfied.
Fact: Arjun has been making the right noises
Arjun's target will be to keep putting in the shifts. He has been making the right noise. With youngsters such as Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw getting chances at the top level, one hopes that Arjun too might be considered in the near future.