IPL Auction: Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar, was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 20 lakh in IPL auction. Arjun‘s selling made the fans unhappy and took to Twitter to call it Nepotism.
Ahead of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the auction of players ended in Chennai on Thursday.
This year, the auction also bid on some players who had no hope of selling. One of the players is Arjun Tendulkar, son of legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
Arjun was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 20 lakh. Meanwhile, on Twitter, fans was unhappy with Arjun‘s auction and showed their anger there.
‘Nepotism’ is Trending on Twitter
As soon as Arjun Tendulkar was included into Mumbai Indians team, Nepotism started trending on Twitter.
Fans continued to say that Arjun has been replaced in the Mumbai team because of nepotism.
Arjun Tendulkar comes to an auction
Meanwhile MI : pic.twitter.com/X8JhOoyuw5
— unseenRAHUL (@WohiRahulHuu) February 18, 2021
— Jaane bhi do Yaro (@mat_jane_de_yar) February 19, 2021
— Oshin agarwal (@Oshinagarwal2) February 18, 2021
Cricket in his blood. Refined in the nets. Now ready to take the 22-yards by storm 💙
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) February 18, 2021
— Phoenix ✿ (@Phoenix9904) February 18, 2021
Arjun tendulkar pick = ews quota
— Otis Milburn (@The_SuperOne) February 18, 2021
Fans also come into support of Arjun
While many fans were unhappy with Arjun Tendulkar joining Mumbai Indians, some fans were seen accompanying Arjun. Several fans also tweeted in Arjun Tendulkar‘s support.
All the best Arjun Tendulkar. You have quite a legacy to live up to, look forward to seeing you in MI Blues https://t.co/xDu73rhpuM
— Mayank Lodha (@mayank_l18) February 18, 2021
— Arjun Tendulkar Stan🇮🇳 (@Shinde25sneha) February 18, 2021
— Abhishek (@LuckyMeraki) February 18, 2021