IPL 2022: This player is only 19 years old, but the veterans are already praising him. It has yet to appear in an Indian Premier League match. However, he has recently begun to receive praise from veterans. Mahela Jayawardene, the coach of the Mumbai Indians, has openly praised him. He described Verma as a very talented player before the season began. He’s from Hyderabad, which should be enough to make him a decent wrist batsman.
Based on the Mumbai Indians’ roster, it appears that this player will almost certainly be given a chance. This could be a huge opportunity for Verma in such a situation. He could bat at number three for the Mumbai team. Verma was purchased for Rs 1.7 crore from the Mumbai Indians. Several other teams were interested in acquiring this batsman. Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings, and Rajasthan Royals were all interested in bringing this player in.
In the 2020 World Cup, this Hyderabad batsman was a member of the Indian team. In the final of this world, India had to concede defeat to Bangladesh. In this World Cup, he was unable to show much. He had a half-century in his last four matches in a four-nation tournament before the 2020 World Cup. His performance in the Under-16 tournament catapulted him into the spotlight. He had the most runs in this game. Tilak Verma’s bat accounted for 960 runs.
Verma had a fantastic start to his domestic cricket career. In the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in 2021-2022, he scored 215 runs. The strike rate was 147.26 percent. In the Vijay Hazare Trophy, he continued his good form. He hit 391 runs with an average of 97.75 and a strike rate of 97.26 in 391 at-bats. This left-handed batsman can bat at three or four positions.
Verma has only played 16 games in List A cricket, but this is where he has shown flashes of his talent. He has 784 runs in this game. He has a 52.26 batting average and a 96.43 strike rate. It spans three centuries and as many half-centuries as there are half-centuries. Simultaneously, he is batting even better in T20 cricket. There are 381 runs in 15 matches, with three half-centuries. Batting has a strike rate of 143.77. As a result, these figures indicate that he can bat. And he’s a fantastic batter.
Tilak is actually living out his father’s dream of becoming an electrician. When the father became unable to manage his son’s career, a coach stepped in. He covered all of the costs and went above and beyond. Then this young man from Hyderabad’s Chandrayangutta neighbourhood set about honing his batting skills. His cuts, pulls, and drives, as well as his batting stance, began to shine. Salaam Bayash, Tilak’s coach, was instrumental in his development. They groomed, sculpted, and fed those who were hungry. He also provided Tilak with a place to stay in his home. Salaam covered all of his expenses because Father Namburi Nagaraju couldn’t afford to send him to the academy. ‘Even if you don’t write about me, you must write about Coach Sir,’ Verma had added.