Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun gives England and Jonny Bairstow massive scare

first_imgSachin Tendulkar, in his time as the greatest batsman in the world, tormented the English attack with alarming regularity.Now, almost five years after the Master Blaster’s retirement, his son Arjun gave England a mighty scare before the Lord’s Test against South Africa got underway.Bowling at England’s nets session, Arjun, a left-arm seamer caught Jonny Bairstow on the foot with a searing yorker. The English wicketkeeper batsman limped out of the ground and had to receive treatment.Tendulkar owns a property near Lord’s and this was not the first time Arjun was seen practicing with the England team.However, it would have been a nightmare for England to lose Bairstow, who was the second highest Test scorer in 2016, just seven runs behind Joe Root, who amassed 1477 runs.Thankfully for England, the injury was not serious and the 27-year-old Bairstow made it to the final XI against the Proteas.last_img read more