Mumbai Indians Youngster Tilak Varma: The Next Big Thing In Indian Cricket
- Posted on April 20, 2023
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Rohit Sharma's Bombshell: Young Cricket Star Set to Shine on the World Stage
We all know how exciting it is to see Young talent make their mark in any sport. And when it comes to cricket, it's no different. That's why fans all over the world are buzzing with excitement after Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma dropped a bombshell about one of his young players.
Excitement Builds as Rohit Sharma Hints at Young Star's Future in Indian Cricket
After Mumbai Indians' recent victory in the IPL, Rohit Sharma couldn't help but heap praise on the 20-year-old left-hander Tilak Varma. In fact, he went so far as to drop hints that he could soon be drafted into the Indian team.
Tilak Varma's emergence as an indispensable member of the Mumbai Indians batting unit
Varma has been playing for the Mumbai Indians since last year's IPL, and he has quickly become an indispensable member of their batting unit. Despite the loss of key players like Krunal and Hardik Pandya, and Kieron Pollard's retirement ahead of this season, Varma has stepped up to the plate and made sure that the five-time champions don't feel the pinch.
Tilak Varma shines in IPL with an outstanding performance against Sunrisers Hyderabad
And he's been doing it in style. Since his debut last year, Varma has become the player with the highest runs scored during the middle overs of any player, in just his second season of playing in the IPL. But it was his performance in the recent match against Sunrisers Hyderabad that really caught everyone's attention.
Tilak Varma's power-hitting helps MI post a daunting total against SRH
Suryakumar Yadav got out when Mumbai Indians had scored 95 runs for the loss of three wickets in 11.5 overs. They needed someone to bat with Cameron Green, who was playing a fantastic inning. Coming in at number five, Tilak did exactly what was needed. He gave the Mumbai Indians' innings the required acceleration during the middle overs. He hit four sixes and two fours and slammed 37 off just 17 balls, helping MI end up with a formidable total of 192/5. And it proved to be 14 too many for SRH.
Mumbai Indians' Rohit Sharma lauds the fearless approach of young batsman Tilak Varma
Following the match, Rohit Sharma commended Varma for his performance and stated, "We have been observing Tilak since the previous season, and we are aware of his batting skills. He has been exceptional this year."
Sharma added, "I admire his approach towards the game as he doesn't hesitate and focuses on the ball instead of the bowler. Given his young age and impressive performance, he has a promising future in cricket, and we might see him playing for various teams in the future."
Former Australia cricketer Moody praises Varma's maturity and skill
And it's not just Sharma who is excited about Varma's potential. Former Australia cricketer Tom Moody is also a big fan. "He's an absolute jet, isn't he?"
On ESPNcricinfo, Moody expressed his fondness for Varma's batting skills and stated, "I thoroughly enjoy watching him bat. Despite his young age, he displays immense maturity in his gameplay and has a composed mindset, which is impressive. He plays his innings sensibly and never seems perturbed. Additionally, he has a wide range of shots in his arsenal."
Tilak Varma's impressive performance fuels India team aspirations
So what's next for Tilak Varma? It's hard to say for sure, but one thing is certain: he's got a big career ahead of him. Not just with the Mumbai Indians, but with the Indian team as well. And if he keeps playing as he did in the recent match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, it won't be long before we see him wearing the blue jersey for India.