Parents question presence of Arjun Tendulkar in the U-14 team
Zeenews Sports Bureau
Mumbai: Arjun Tendulkar’s selection in the Mumbai under-14 team has raised eyebrows after parents of several non-selected cricketers questioned the presence of less deserved candidates in the squad.
According to a report published in the Times of India on Sunday, several youngsters who had performed strongly in various tournaments were overlooked when the team was selected.
Bhupen Lalwani, student of Don Bosco (Matunga) struck an unbeaten 398 off just 277 deliveries against IES Modern School in the Giles Shield (Elite Division). His name is missing from the team announced for the West Zone league matches. The report gives further example of spinner Satyak Patel who also boasts of a strong record but still missed the train.
The daily quoted parents saying they were surprised over the omission and puzzled by the selection criteria.
The selection of Arjun Tendulkar, son of Sachin Tendulkar, has also ruffled feather considering his best score, 124, had come last year in the Mumbai Under-14 trials for Khar Gymkhana. His next best is a 70 that he scored last week leading parents raising doubts over his presence in the team.
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