The long wait of cricket enthusiasts across India finally came to an end on Sunday after Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar , made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut.
Mumbai Indians (MI) picked Arjun in MI Paltan’s playing XI ahead of their encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
While social media is flooded with appreciation, blessings congratulatory messages, and good wishes from different quarters, the ‘God of Cricket’ penned an inspiring note for his son today evening.
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Master Blaster shared two pictures on social media with a caption reading: Arjun, today you have taken another important step in your journey as a cricketer. As your father, someone who loves you and is passionate about the game, I know you will continue to give the game the respect it deserves and the game will love you back. (1/2)
While in one picture, Arjun is seen on the field in a bowling pose, in the other picture, he is seen with his father.
Further, Sachin wrote, “You have worked very hard to reach here, and I am sure you will continue to do so. This is the start of a beautiful journey. All the best!”
Arjun, today you have taken another important step in your journey as a cricketer. As your father, someone who loves you and is passionate about the game, I know you will continue to give the game the respect it deserves and the game will love you back. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/a0SVVW7EhT— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 16, 2023
Of course, fans are hopeful that Arjun won’t let down the hopes of his admirers and his father’s fans.
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Former all-rounder Yuvraj Singh also expressed his happiness and shared a picture of Rohit Sharma putting a cap on Arjun.
Congratulating Junior Tendulkar, Yuvi wrote: The long-awaited occasion is finally here congratulations #ArjunTendulkar proud moment for the master @sachin_rt @mipaltan
The long-awaited occasion is finally here 🧢 congratulations #ArjunTendulkar 🙌🏻 proud moment for the master @sachin_rt 🤗❤️ @mipaltan pic.twitter.com/PoHgFa8KGB— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) April 16, 2023