Arjun Tendulkar selected for U-16 team for Vijay Merchant Trophy

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's 16-year-old son, Arjun is on the road to forging his own career as a top-flight cricketer after being selected as an all-rounder for Mumbai's u-16 team.

Arjun Tendulkar

After scoring a century and taking four wickets in a trial tournament, Arjun Tendulkar was on Thursday named in the 15-strong squad to represent Mumbai in India's main under-16 competition, the Vijay Merchant Trophy.

Arjun's father also began his career in Mumbai's junior team before being picked for the senior side at the age of 15, scoring an unbeaten century on his debut in the Ranji Trophy. He won his first cap for India a year later before going on to become the highest scorer in the history of Test cricket as well as the first player to score 100 international centuries. He retired in 2013.

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