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Arjun Tendulkar returns 1-34 in unremarkable senior Mumbai debut

Arjun Tendulkar during a training session before India Under-19s' game against Sri Lanka Under-19s AFP via Getty Images

Haryana 144 for 2 (Rana 75*, Chauhan 43*) beat Mumbai 143 (Ankolekar 37, Jaiswal 35, Jayant Yadav 4-22, Chaprana 3-22) by eight wickets

Three years after he was picked for India Under-19, Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun Tendulkar made his senior Mumbai debut in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy game against Haryana, but it didn't go as auspiciously as he would have hoped it would. He didn't get to face a ball, having come in at No. 11. With the ball, he struck in his second over to remove opener Chaitanya Bishnoi, but went on to return expensive figures of 1 for 34 in three overs.

In terms of the bigger picture, Mumbai lost their third match in a row, this one by eight wickets, to effectively be ruled out of a quarter-final berth.

The Elite Group E games are being played across Mumbai, and Suryakumar Yadav's team would have hoped to do much better than they have so far: they had lost to Delhi by 76 runs and to Kerala by eight wickets before this one. The run of poor results has left them bottom of the table with two to play, against Pondicherry and Andhra.

On this occasion, they won the toss and opted for first strike at the Bandra Kurla Complex, but while Yashasvi Jaiswal got going from one end, wickets fell in a heap at the other, with Jayant Yadav picking up two wickets with his offspin, and medium pacer Arun Chaprana and Yuzvendra Chahal getting into the act too.

As a result, Mumbai were 56 for 6 rather quickly, by the ninth over, and got to a respectable score only because of Sarfaraz Khan's 30 in 33 balls and Atharva Ankolekar's 37 in 25. Mumbai were bowled out with three balls left in their innings, Arjun stranded at the non-striker's end, as Yadav returned 4 for 22 and Chaprana 3 for 22.

The chase was a bit of a canter for Haryana even though Haryana lost two early wickets, including Arjun felling Bishnoi. But Himanshu Rana hit 75* in 53 balls and Shivam Chauhan scored 43* in 37 helped Haryana get home easily enough. The result put Haryana at No. 2 on the table, tied on 12 points with table-toppers Kerala but behind on net run-rate.

Haryana 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st23C BishnoiA Chaprana
2nd4C BishnoiHJ Rana
3rd117HJ RanaShivam Chauhan

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Elite, Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
PNJB550202.483
KNTKA541160.292
J + K532120.243
RLYS5238-1.357
UP5144-0.291
TPURA5050-1.427
Elite, Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
TN550201.88
BENG532120.654
JKAND532120.23
ASSAM5238-0.961
HYD5144-0.199
ODSH5144-1.569
Elite, Group C
TeamMWLPTNRR
BRODA550201.465
HP541160.94
GUJ532120.891
UKHND5144-0.981
MAHA5144-1.169
CGARH5144-1.39
Elite, Group D
TeamMWLPTNRR
RAJ541160.493
MP541160.285
SAU532121.56
GOA53212-0.373
SVCS5144-0.145
VIDAR5050-1.907
Elite, Group E
TeamMWLPTNRR
HRYNA550200.869
DELHI532121.913
KER532120.454
PONDI5238-1.192
AP5144-0.593
MUM5144-1.374
Plate Group
TeamMWLPTNRR
BIHAR550201.161
CHGRH540185.738
NAGA540183.047
MEGHA532121.671
MNPR5238-1.055
SIKM5144-2.939
ARPR5050-2.393
MIZOR5050-4.521