Anjun Tendilkar faces huge embarrassment at first international appearance

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Anjun Tendilkar faces huge embarrassment at first international appearance

NEW DELHI - Arjun Tendulkar, son of India batting icon Sachin Tendulkar, failed to open his account while batting as he departed for a duck in his maiden Under-19 appearance during the first Youth Test match against the Sri Lankan U-19 team at the Nondescripts Cricket Club in Colombo.

Arjun Tendilkar link dismissed by Shashika Dulshan. The 18-year-old all-rounder played 11 deliveries but failed to score a single run.

Coincidentally, Sachin Tendulkar was also dismissed for a duck in his ODI debut against Pakistan in 1989.

Tendulkar Jr had hogged the limelight after heclaimed his first international wicket link Tuesday. Arjun needed only 12 balls to claim his maiden international wicket. He had trapped Kamil Mishara lbw to bag his first India Under-19 wicket.