Nitesh Kumar Sahoo

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar ’s son Arjun Tendulkar is in the limelight following his inclusion in Mumbai Indians paltan in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) season. While wishes poured in from different quarters for Arjun, cricket lovers are elated to see another Tendulkar on the field. 

Apart from his IPL debut and on-field performance, the left-hand pacer is also in the news for his ‘lunch date’ with a woman cricketer and the pictures of the duo have stormed the internet. 

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The woman cricketer is Danielle Wyatt from England, who recently hogged the headlines following her engagement announcement with football agent Georgie Hodge . The couple was in a relationship since 2019 and exchanged rings on March 2.

However, Arjun and Danielle share a cordial bond and reportedly they often meet in London. Moreover, reports state that Arjun and Danielle know each other since childhood. 

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Upon the debut of Arjun, Danielle congratulated him through a social media post.

Even, Danielle loves India which is evident from her Twitter post in which she mentioned her dream of playing in the Woman's Premier League. “India is a wonderful place to play cricket,” she wrote.

Earlier in 2020 during an interview, Danielle revealing about her first meeting with Arjun and Sachin said that she met the father-son duo at Lords when she was with the MCC young crickters. quoted Danielle as saying, “So, I first met Sachin and Arjun at Lord’s Cricket Ground. Maybe 2009 or 2010 when I was with MCC young cricketers, and they were training in the nets. Literally, I went to the nets and said hello and introduced myself, saying I am Danni, etc.”

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Further, she added, “Arjun would have been 10 years old back then; he was so small. There is a photo somewhere on Google. I bowled to him that day; he was very good. Since then whenever I bump into Sachin or Arjun or whenever they come to Lord’s to train, I go to the nets and ask him (Arjun) to bowl with the new ball to me.”

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Elaborating Arjun's skills, the England player said that Arjun has managed to increase his pace by a decent margin in recent times. She recalled that the youngster has the ability to knock a batsman’s head off, so she doesn’t like him bowling to me anymore. 

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