Who Will Buy Sachin Tendulkar’s Son, Arjun Tendulkar In The IPL 2021 Auction?
Looking at Arjun Tendulkar’s career, here is taking a look at the teams that will look to buy him in the upcoming IPL auction.
IPL 2020 proved to be a huge hit as it saw the return of Indian cricketers on the field. The players are all set to go under the hammer in IPL 2021 auction. The IPL 2021 auction will take place on February 18, 2021, in Chennai. The countdown to the IPL auction has started with many players ready to go for auction. Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar has also been listed in the list of players ready to go for auction. It remains to be seen if any team will target a young Arjun Tendulkar to be an addition in their squad. Here is a look at the teams who will look to target Arjun Tendulkar in the upcoming IPL 2021 auctions.
Arjun Tendulkar in IPL 2021
In the list of players, only 61 will be selected to be in the team. Arjun Tendulkar has had an average performance in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy this season. After which he became a part of the IPL 2021 auctions. Arjun Tendulkar is a pace bowler and several teams have been looking to add good Indian pace bowler to their squad. His base price is set at ₹20 lakh for the auctions. Here is a look at the teams who are likely to target Arjun Tendulkar in the IPL 2021 auctions.
Rajasthan Royals pace attack is led by Jofra Archer with Jaidev Unadkat. He has proved his worth as a pace spearhead for Rajasthan Royals in the past few seasons. Rajasthan Royals are expected to add some overseas players in their squad. However, they can also buy Arjun Tendulkar to give a sharp edge to their pace bowling unit. The team has a budget of more than 34 crores after releasing several big players like Steve Smith, Oshane Thomas, Ankit Rajpoot, Varun Aaron, Tom Curran among others.
Another name in the list of teams is five times IPL champions Mumbai Indians. Arjun’s father Sachin Tendulkar has been a big part of the team till now since its beginning. Arjun Tendulkar has been a part of Mumbai Indians as a net bowler for the past few seasons. It seems likely that Mumbai Indians will be looking to make him as part of their squad in the upcoming season. With several veteran pacers being released from the squad, Mumbai Indians have a budget of 15.5 Crores in the IPL 2021 auction.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
RCB has released several big names like Chris Morris, Aaron Finch, Isuru Udana, Moeen Ali from their squad. They have a budget of 35 crores to spend in the IPL 2021 auctions. Virat Kohli is known to give opportunities to youngsters in the RCB squad. Therefore it can be said that RCB may have their eyes on the promising youngster.
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