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Arjun Tendulkar Mumbai Indians IPL 2023: Has the road ahead in the IPL become difficult for Mumbai Indians fast bowler Arjun Tendulkar? Arjun Tendulkar played four consecutive matches for his team Mumbai Indians in the IPL, but after that he was dropped from the playing XI. The special thing is that the player who got a place in the playing XI in place of Arjun Tendulkar has performed so well that now Arjun Tendulkar’s comeback in IPL this season seems difficult. Although he can still play more in IPL, but what the captain and team management of Mumbai Indians think about it, it has to be seen and understood.
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Arshad Khan replaces Arjun Tendulkar in Mumbai Indians playing XI
In IPL 2023, Arjun Tendulkar got a chance to play for Mumbai Indians for the first time. When he came out to play against KKR in the first match, he gave 17 runs, but did not get a single wicket. Against Sunrisers Hyderabad, he took his first wicket in IPL and dismissed Bhuvneshwar Kumar. After this took one wicket against Punjab Kings and spent 48 runs. This was the match when he spent 31 runs in a single over. Even after this, Rohit Sharma kept him a part of the playing XI, but in the next match against Gujarat Titans, he could take only one wicket for nine runs. The special thing about these four matches was that even once they could not bowl the full four overs of their quota. After this, he was dropped from the playing XI in the next match. And Arshad Khan enters the team. Arshad Khan has also made his IPL debut this year, he could not do anything special in the first, after that Arjun Tendulkar was given a chance, but did wonders in the last match.
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Arshad Khan and Rohit Sharma
Arshad Khan took three wickets against Rajasthan Royals
Arshad Khan made his debut this year against RCB, in this match he took one wicket for 28 runs. After this, he gave 35 runs against Chennai Super Kings and did not get a single wicket. Arshad Khan did not get a single wicket even against Delhi Capitals. After this he was dropped from the playing XI and Arjun Tendulkar was given a chance, but when he returned again in the match against Rajasthan Royals, he took three wickets for 39 runs. Arshad Khan bowled only three overs in this match, but the wickets he has taken are amazing. He dismissed Sanju Samson cheaply, followed by the relief of the pavilion to Shimron Hetmyer. After this, Arshad Khan succeeded in stopping Yashasvi Jaiswal, who is running in excellent form and scored a brilliant century. Now Mumbai Indians are standing at that point, from where the defeat of one match can block the way to the playoffs. In such a situation, it has to be seen whether Rohit Sharma gives a chance to Arshad Khan or Arjun Tendulkar in the next match.
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