tilak varma struggle story selected in team india west indies t20 series


New Delhi: The Indian team has been announced for the T20 series against the West Indies. Hyderabad’s young batsman Tilak Verma has got a place in the team. The story of Tilak reaching Team India, who played for Mumbai Indians in the IPL, is nothing less than an inspiration. Tilak has been the best batsman for Mumbai Indians in the last two IPL seasons. His record in domestic cricket is also excellent. This got his entry in Team India.

Coach used to bear Tilak’s expenses

Tilak Varma’s father Namburi Nagaraju works as an electrician in Hyderabad. Now unable to continue his son’s cricket coaching. In such a situation, coach Salam Bayash helped Tilak Verma. He took care of all the expenses. He was trained as well as provided with the necessary kit for cricket.

In an interview, Tilak Verma had told that he had once broken his bat. He could not buy the bat for a long time due to poor financial condition. In such a situation, Tilak continued to play him with the bat. With that broken bat, Tilak scored the most runs in Under-19 cricket. When his coach saw this, he bought a new bat.

Tilak was also a part of the Indian team in the 2020 Under-19 World Cup. But no one could do any big miracle there. In the 2022 IPL auction, Mumbai bought him for 1.70 crores. Chennai Super Kings also wanted to buy him.

How is the record in IPL

Tilak Verma has played two seasons in IPL so far. During this, in 25 matches, his bat scored 740 runs at an average of 38.95. He scored these runs at a strike rate of 144.53. During this, he has also hit 55 fours and 39 sixes. Tilak can play anywhere from No.3 to No.6. In List A cricket, he has scored 1236 runs at an average of 56. At the same time, he has scored 409 runs in 7 first class matches. He scored a century in his debut match for India A.

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