|Tilak Verma Quick Information|
|height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Date of birth||8 November 2002|
|eye color||dark brown|
Tilak Verma is an Indian professional cricketer who came to prominence in February 2020 when he helped the Indian team reach the finals of 2020 ICC (International Cricket Council) Under-19 Cricket World Cup, This was India’s third consecutive appearance in the final of the tournament after a losing effort in 2016 and a winning campaign in 2018. In the Indian domestic circuit, he has represented his home city Hyderabad (2018–Present) in all 3 formats. game, as a batting all-rounder. In IPL (Indian Premier League), he has turned out for Mumbai Indians (2022-present).
name at birth
Namburi Thakur Tilak Verma
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
- father Namburi Nagaraju (Electrician)
- Mother – Gayatri Devi
- siblings – He has an older brother.
9 – Mumbai Indians
5 feet 11 inches or 180.5 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Caste / Ethnicity
- toned physique
- short cut, side parted hair
- friendly smile
- often have a thin beard
Tilak Verma Facts
- India’s first match in 2020 ICC Under-19 Cricket World CupAgainst Sri Lanka, Tilak scored 46 to help India reach a total of 297 runs, good enough to register a 90-run victory.
- He was not required to bat in the next (and last) 2 matches of India’s group stage matches. Against Japan, India achieved the modest target of 42 runs in just 5 overs without losing a wicket. Against New Zealand, India’s openers had made an unbroken stand of 115 runs in 23 overs after which rain interfered and India’s innings had to be declared closed. India eventually defeated New Zealand by 44 runs to top the group with 3 wins from 3 matches.
- He was dismissed for just 2 in the quarter-final against Australia as India stumbled upon a total of 233 runs. India’s bowlers then stepped up to a massive 74-run victory. He did not need to bat in the semi-final against arch-rivals Pakistan, as India’s openers chased down a target of 173 runs without losing a wicket on their opponents’ bowling.
- In the final, he scored 38 runs which was the team’s second highest individual score. India’s batting, their strength throughout the tournament, betrayed them in the final as the team was bundled out for just 177 runs. In a tense, casual and often struggling run chase, Bangladesh’s batsmen were holding their nerves well enough to lead the competition by 3 wickets and secure their maiden win. ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup title.
- 2022. In IPL (Indian Premier League) mega auction, he was acquired by Mumbai Indians For INR 1.7 Crore (USD 226k), an amount that was 8.5 times higher than his base price of INR 20 Lakh.
- In his second game for the franchise, against Rajasthan RoyalsHe impressed fans, commentators and cricket analysts by scoring 61 runs in just 33 balls with the help of 3 fours and 5 sixes. Although Mumbai Indians After losing the match by 23 runs, his performance was widely praised, with many experts hoping that he would lead the franchise’s middle-order batting in the future.
Featured image by Tilak Verma / Instagram