Tilak Varma is an all-rounder Indian cricketer. He plays in the middle order. He plays domestic cricket for Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
Tilak Varma Personal Life & Career
Tilak was born on 8th November 2002 in Hyderabad, Telangana. His father’s name is Namboori Nagaraju, he is an electrician. He developed a great interest in sports when he was too young. Though his family was financially weak, his father enrolled him in the Legala Sports Academy, Telangana, to get trained in cricket, when Tilak was 10 years old. He was mentored by Salam Bayash.
His father worked very hard to support his cricket training. When his father could not afford to provide for his cricket expenses, his coach took care of all his expenses.
He made his first-class debut on 30th December 2018, in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy. He played for Hyderabad and made his debut against Andhra Pradesh. In the complete tournament, he played 7 matches and scored 215 runs at a strike rate of 147.26.
On 28th September 2018, he made his List A debut for Hyderabad in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy. In the tournament, he scored 180 runs in 5 games and took 4 wickets. In December 2019, he was named into the U-19 Indian cricket team for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He scored 86 runs in 6 matches.
In February 2022, he had a base price of ₹20 lakhs in the 2022 Indian Premier League auction and he was bought by Mumbai Indians at ₹ 1.9 crores. He scored a 33-ball-61 against Rajasthan Royals at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.
Tilak Varma Education
He completed his schooling at The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, Hyderabad
Tilak Varma Instagram Account
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Tilak Some Interesting Facts
- He has a deep faith in Lord Ganesha.
- He loves dogs and owns a pet dog named Trigger.
- In an interview, Tilak revealed that he wanted to purchase a house for his parents with his IPL remuneration.
- In march 2022, his father had never seen him play cricket before a match in IPL.
- In April 2022, Tilak scored a half-century for Mumbai Indians, becoming the youngest cricketer to do so.
Tilak Varma Physical Stats
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm|
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 70 kg|
in pounds- 154 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 40 Inches|
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
Tilak Varma Cricket Info
|Jersey Number||#9 (India Under-19)|
#9 (IPL, Mumbai Indians)
|Domestic/State Team||• Hyderabad|
• Mumbai Indians
|Batting Style||Left-Hand Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-Arm Off-break|
|Favourite Shot||Cover Drive and Straight Drive|
Tilak Varma Wiki/Bio
|Date of Birth||8th November 2002|
|Full Name||Namboori Thakur Tilak Varma|
|Parents||Father- Namboori Nagaraju (electrician)|
Mother- Name Not Known
|Siblings||He has an elder brother.|
|School||The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, Hyderabad|