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Mumbai T20 League: Tendulkar all praise for Prithvi Shaw

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Batting maestro was today all praise for the progress shown by young opener and India's ICC U19 winning

"I saw play in (in the U19 World Cup). How he has progressed is remarkable", said Tendulkar at the opening ceremony of the inaugural T20 League here today.

Shaw, who will play under Ajinkya Rahane for North Panthers, was present in the audience along with members of all six teams taking part in the tournament starting tomorrow at the


Tendulkar, named the brand of the league, said the tournament will provide an ideal platform for young players and experienced ones to express themselves.

"To me this tournament is the ideal platform for cricketers to express themselves. All sportsmen look for recognition and appreciation and this league will provide them the opportunity. This league is really important for cricket", said Tendulkar.

The league's Commissioner, Sunil Gavaskar, and mentor Dilip Vengsarkar, both former and captains, were present at the event, along with former Test players Sandeep Patil and Vinod Kambli, mentors of two of the teams.

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 21:20 IST
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