This is the first time that 21-year-old Arjun has been consisted of in Mumbai’s senior team. (File image).

Young left-arm pacer Arjun Tendulkar, who is the son of the famous Sachin Tendulkar, was on Saturday selected in Mumbai’s senior team for the very first time, featuring in an extended 22-member team for the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

This was validated by the Mumbai team’s chief selector Salil Ankola on Saturday.

Apart from Arjun, another pacer, Krutik Hanagavadi, was likewise contributed to a 22-member team.

” Earlier the BCCI had actually asked to select 20 players. However later they said that 22 players can be picked in the squad, accordingly the 2 gamers were contributed to the squad,” an MCA official stated.

This is the first time that 21-year-old Arjun has been consisted of in Mumbai’s senior squad.

He has been playing age-group tournaments for Mumbai and also has actually become part of the team, which plays invitational competitions.

Previously, the pacer has bowled at the Indian national group webs and also represented the India U-19 group, when they had visited Sri Lanka in the past.

The Mumbai team is led by flamboyant batsman Suryakumar Yadav and will be playing all their matches in the state capital.

The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, the nationwide T20 championship, will start from January 10, starting the postponed 2020-21 domestic season.