Arjun will play only in the two four-day matches and failed to make it into the five one-day internationals
The son of legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun, has been picked for the national under-19 team for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.
The team will play five one-day internationals and two four-day matches in Sri Lanka in July.
However, Arjun will play only in the two four-day matches and failed to make it into the five one-day internationals.
“Anjali and I will always support Arjun in his choice and pray for his success,” said Sachin Tendulkar to media.
The four-day squad will be led by Delhi wicketkeeper-batsman Anuj Rawat.
The 18-year-old had garnered much praise in the Australian media as he took four wickets in as many overs at the Bradman Oval and scored a quick-fire 48 runs off 27 balls in the match. He has made it clear that he wants build his own career away from his father's shadow.
Last Updated 8, Jun 2018, 12:01 PM IST