Arjun Tendulkar, the talented all-rounder for the Mumbai Indiansencountered an unfortunate incident prior to the highly anticipated IPL 2023 match against the Lucknow Super Giants at the Ekana Stadium on Tuesday. Tendulkar, who had recently made his IPL debut, revealed that he had suffered a peculiar mishap, adding to the in trigue surrounding his limited appearances this season.
Arjun reveals his bitten hand
Before match number 63 of the IPL 2023, Arjun Tendulkar was spotted discussing an unusual incident with the players from the Lucknow Super Giants. He informed them that he had been bitten by a dog on his bowling arm just a day prior. In response to Yudhvir Singh’s inquiry about his well-being, Tendulkar displayed his Affected hand and disclosed, “A dog bit me, a day before.”
Arjun Tendulkar, the son of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, had participated in a mere four matches this season, where he showcased his talent by claiming three wickets. After making a significant shift to Goa to play Ranji Trophy cricket last se ason, the versatile Mumbai all-rounder was acquired by the Mumbai Indians, five-time IPL champions, for a sum of Rs 30 lakh in the IPL 2023 auction.
The exciting battle between LSG and MI
The upcoming clash between the Lucknow Super Giants and the Mumbai Indians holds even greater excitement as the two teams find themselves positioned closely on the points table. The Mumbai Indians currently occupy the third spot with 14 points, having secured seven victories and suffering five defeats. In close pursuit, the Lucknow Super Giants are placed just below the Mumbai Indians with 13 points, having triumphed in six matches but enduring five losses.
In an intriguing twist, it is worth noting that the Mumbai Indians and the Lucknow Super Giants have crossed paths on two previous occasions in the IPL, but the Lucknow team has emerged victorious in both encounters. The Mumbai Indians, despite their illustrative history and five IPL titles, have yet to secure a win against the formidable Lucknow Super Giants. This adds an extra layer of anticipation and motivation for the Mumbai Indians as they aim to break the streak and finally register a win against their resilient opponents in the IPL.