Tilak Varma, India’s rising star & answer to team’s no. 4

By Umama Momin
Published on | Aug 29, 2023

MI’s shining star

Southpaw Tilak Varma has been monumental in the past two IPL seasons scoring 740 runs in 25 matches for Mumbai Indians

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IPL star bags Team India spot

Young Varma scored 343 runs at an impressive strike-rate of 164.11 in IPL 2023, earning a maiden call-up for Team India

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A memorable T20I debut

20-year-old Varma scored 39 off 22 balls on his debut vs WI & followed it up with a 41-ball 51 in the 2nd T20I

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Impressed in first 7 T20I games

The prolific Hyderabad batter has amassed 174 runs at a strike rate of 138, with his highest score till date being 51 vs the Windies

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Team India dials Tilak

Varma has received his maiden ODI call-up for Asia Cup 2023, one of the names in 17-man squad

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Can Varma solve India’s no. 4 puzzle?

Batting at no. 4 in four outings, Varma has scored 166 runs at an average of 55.33

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A part-time off-spinner

Varma has bowled just 2 overs so far but scalped the important wicket of Nicholas Pooran in the final T20I vs WI

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