A week ahead of the beginning of the Indian Premier League 2021, Sachin Tendulkar is ready to sign up for the Mumbai Indians’ camp. He will need to serve a 6-day isolation period in his room.
Sachin to serve 6 day isolation period
Tendulkar, who has been MI’s icon since his retirement, will need to serve a 6-day isolation period before he meets the players and different coaches. Defending Champions MI took to Twitter to make the mega assertion as they shared the pic of Tendulkar’s bag.
The India legend failed to tour UAE for IPL 2020 last year. This year, he had to skip the first half of the season because of COVID-19 as he had been tested positive for the infection after the Road Safety World Series. Tendulkar could be examined at some instances at some point of the isolation period and will be allowed to come out of his room as soon as he clears all of the tests.
Arjun Tendulkar’s addition to MI
Tendulkar will also be seen working together along with his son, Arjun Tendulkar, in the MI’s camp. The left-arm pacer had joined MI at his base rate of Rs 20 lakh in the IPL 2021 auction.
Before becoming a member of MI, Arjun turned in with MI as a net bowler for some years and had additionally travelled to UAE for IPL 2020. He is uncapped in the IPL. It might be for the first time whilst Sachin could be coaching Arjun in MI’s camp.
Sachin’s staggering record in IPL
An MI legend, Tendulkar scored 2334 runs for them in IPL earlier than retiring in 2013. Tendulkar became a part of the Rohit Sharma-led team which won the IPL and Champions League in 2013. As a captain, Tendulkar led MI to 30 wins in 51 matches. Under him, MI made it to the very last of IPL 2009, in which they lost to Chennai Super Kings.
Talking of IPL 2021, MI will kick off their season towards Chennai Super Kings withinside the blockbuster tie on September 19. They will subsequently be facing Kolkata Knight Riders on September 23, Royal Challengers Bangalore (September 26), Punjab Kings (September 28), Delhi Capitals (October 2), Rajasthan Royals (October 5) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (October 8), respectively. With four wins from 7 matches, MI are located on the 4th spot in the points table.