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Tilak Varma Biography: Young Batsman Making Waves in Cricket

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When he hit the finest innings in the 2020 Under-19 World Cup final, Tilak Varma grabbed headlines. Tilak Varma, who made his IPL debut at the age of 20, was born to a middle-class family on November 8, 2002, in Hyderabad. Tilak’s entry into domestic cricket in Hyderabad—followed by his entry into first-class cricket at the age of 18—was his most notable feat. He began playing cricket when he was just 16 or 17 years old, making his Ranji, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, and Vijay Hazare debuts for Hyderabad in 2018–19. T Varma is a promising young Indian cricketer known for his powerful batting and agile fielding skills. He is a significant figure in domestic cricket as well as the IPL. With his consistency, Varma is considered one of the rising stars of Indian cricket. In this blog, we will look at T Varma’s age, IPL, stats, family, etc.

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 About Cricketer Tilak Varma

Full Name Namboori Thakur Tilak Varma
Tilak Varma Age 21 Years
Gender Male
Sport Category Cricket
T Varma Date of Birth 8th November 2002
T Varma Hometown Hyderabad
Height 5’’11
Weight 70 kg
T Varma Batting Left-Handed
T Varma Role Batting all-rounder
Domestic T20 Debut 28 Feb 2019 vs Delhi Team
T20I Debut 27 November 2023 v West Indies
ODI Debut 15 September 2023 v Bangladesh
IPL Debut 27 March 2022 vs Delhi Capitals
Tilak Varma IPL Team MI (Rs 1.70 Cr)
Teams played for Hyderabad, India U19 B, India U19, Mumbai Indians, India A

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Tilak Varma Family

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Namboori Nagarju, Tilak Varma’s father, is an electrician. His father, who came from a poor household, put a lot of effort into his career and never told Tilak to give up on his dreams. Cricketer Tilak Varma reportedly remarked that his father never prevented him from playing cricket. Gayatri Devi, Tilak Varma’s mother, is a housewife. He acquired a strong interest in cricket throughout his school days, and whenever he had time away from his schoolwork, he would play for joy and amusement. Tilak Varma is the family’s youngest child, with an older sibling.

Tilak Varma (First-class debut)

He played his first-class debut against the Andhra domestic team on December 30, 2018. Additionally, he has had four chances to play first-class cricket, in which he has recorded two half-centuries and 255 runs.

Tilak Varma (List A debut)

He made his List A debut for the Hyderabad team on September 28, 2019, against the Saurashtra side in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Tilak has so far participated in 16 List-A games and amassed 784 runs, including three centuries and three half-centuries.

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Tilak Varma (U19s Cricket Debut)

He was chosen for India’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2020, and he made 86 runs with a decent strike rate in six matches.

Tilak Varma International career

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In July 2023, he received his inaugural selection for the Indian cricket team during the T20I series in the West Indies. His T20I debut occurred on August 3, 2023, in the series’ opening match. Notably, he led India’s scoring with 39 runs off 22 deliveries and also secured 2 catches in the same game.

By August 6, 2023, he marked his first half-century in international cricket during the second T20 match versus West Indies, becoming the second youngest Indian to achieve a 50 in Men’s T20I, following Rohit Sharma’s record. Furthermore, he emerged as the top run-getter for India throughout that tour.

Later, on September 15, 2023, he made his ODI debut against Bangladesh during the 2023 Asia Cup.

Tilak Varma Career Stats

  • Tilak Varma Batting & Fielding Stats
FORMAT Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 1 1 0 5 5 5.00 9 55.55 0 0 1 0 1 0
T20Is 14 13 5 310 55* 38.75 218 142.20 0 2 27 15 10 0
FC 9 15 1 523 121 37.35 950 55.05 1 2 51 15 4 0
List A 26 26 3 1241 156* 53.95 1225 101.30 5 5 96 48 13 0
T20s 68 66 17 2016 121* 41.14 1414 142.57 1 13 160 96 33 0
  • Bowling Stats of Tilak Varma
FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
ODIs 1 1 24 21 0 5.25 0 0 0
T20Is 14 2 24 22 2 1/5 1/5 11.00 5.50 12.0 0 0 0
FC 9 3 54 27 3 3/13 3/13 9.00 3.00 18.0 0 0 0
List A 26 12 254 196 8 4/23 4/23 24.50 4.62 31.7 1 0 0
T20s 68 16 154 186 6 1/5 1/5 31.00 7.24 25.6 0 0 0

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Tilak Varma’s IPL

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In 2022, he made his debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with the most successful side, the Mumbai Indians. Tilak was purchased by the Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2022 auction for Rs 1.7 crore. In IPL 2023, MI retained him.

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And franchises such as the Mumbai Indians have spent so much money because their performance in first-class cricket, particularly in the Under-19 final, has been outstanding. As a result, the Mumbai Indians paid a lot of money to bring them into their team. 

Facts on Tilak Varma

  • He is a spiritual man, and Ganesha is his favorite god.
  • Pets are incredibly important to Tilak Varma, and he now has a dog named Trigger.
  • He was highly passionate throughout the IPL auction, and his parents began to cry as his offers increased.
  • Tilak Varma is a Mumbai Indians fan who grew up watching Rohit Sharma and Sachin Tendulkar.

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Is Tilak Varma from Kerala?

Tilak Varma, born on November 8, 2002, hails from a Telugu-speaking household in Hyderabad. His father, Namboori Nagaraju, is employed as an electrician, while his mother, Gayatri Devi, manages their home. He also has an elder brother named Tarun Varma.

What is the height of Tilak Varma?

Tilak Varma’s height is around 1.93m.

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How old is Tilak Verma?

Indian cricketer Tilak Varma is 21 years old.

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