Mumbai: Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar has been picked in the India Under-19 side which will be touring Sri Lanka in July. The team will be playing two four-day matches and five one-day matches in the island nation which is slated to be held from 11th July to 11th August 2018 .
The 18-year-old failed to find a place in the ODI team, but is expected to play a vital role in the four day game.
The team selection was done by Aashish Kapoor, Gyanendra Pandey and Rakesh Parikh who are India’s selectors at the U-19 level.
India will travel to Sri Lanka next month for the series. The four-day squad will be led by Delhi wicketkeeper-batsman Anuj Rawat, The one-day squad will be led by Aryan Juyal, who had made his List A debut for Uttar Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy.
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