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Danielle Wyatt is a renowned England’s woman cricketer. She has, so far, played 74 ODIs and 109 T20Is for her side. The right-hander not only earns the fame through his game but also hogged the light of Indian cricket fans after proposing Indian captain Virat Kohli publicly. She is close to many Indian cricketers and even to Sachin Tendulkar and his son Arjun Tendulkar.
Danielle Wyatt and Arjun share a friendly bond. They have been spotted spending time together during the breaks. Also, earlier in an Instagram question and answer interaction with fans, Arjun picked Wyatt’s name as his favourite women cricketer.
Wyatt, in the recent interview, revealed that How she got close to Sachin and Arjun. In 2009-2010, she had the honour to meet the “God of Cricket“. There, she also introduced herself to Arjun, who was around ten years old.
“So, I first met Sachin and Arjun at Lord’s Cricket Ground. Maybe 2009 or 2010 when I was with MCC young cricketers and they were training in the nets. Literally I went to the nets and said hello and introduced myself saying I am Danni etc,” she recalled. Arjun also got the opportunity to bowl Wyatt in nets.
“Arjun would have been 10 years old back then, he was so small. There is a photo somewhere on Google. I bowled to him that day, he was very good. Since then whenever I bump into Sachin or Arjun or whenever they come to Lord’s to train, I go to the nets and ask him (Arjun) to bowl the new ball to me,” Wyatt added.
Wyatt admits that Arjun is on the path of becoming a lethal fast bowler and now she is wary of facing him.
“But he is getting very quick now. He always says I will bounce you and knock your head off so I don’t like him bowling to me anymore. He is getting too dangerous to face (Laughs),” she said.
Arjun is yet to break in the international scene though he had featured in the age group level competitions. He last featured in the English Second Eleven Championship and T20s in 2019. The left-arm pacer has many eyes on him because of being the son of a legendary Indian cricketer.