Mumbai. IPL 2022 has been very special for Tilak Verma. He is the highest run-scorer for Mumbai Indians. This 19-year-old young player has grabbed everyone’s attention with his performance. He scored an unbeaten 34 against CSK in the final match and also led the team to victory. However, Mumbai’s team is out of the race for the playoffs. In the match, CSK’s team could score only 97 runs while playing first. In reply, Mumbai achieved the target for 5 wickets with 31 balls to spare. This is only the third win for the team in 12 matches.
Former Indian cricketer Akash Chopra, who was commentating on Star Sports, was impressed by Tilak Verma’s batting. During the match against Chennai and Mumbai, he said that this young batsman is the captain of future Mumbai. He has shown amazing game in the current season of IPL. It is known that Tilak has scored 368 runs in 12 matches at an average of 41. No other batsman of the team could touch the 350-run mark. He has also scored 2 half-centuries. The strike rate is of 133.
Will play team India soon
After the victory against CSK, Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma said that Tilak Verma can soon be seen playing for Team India. He said that he has performed brilliantly in tough conditions. It is not easy to play with such a calm mind. He is a player of all formats. He has technology. He said that he has the hunger to perform well. According to me he is on the right track. We all have our eyes on him.
Till this match, Tilak Verma had scored 715 runs at an average of 33 in 26 T20Is. Had scored 5 fifties. Highest innings of 75 runs. During this his strike rate has been 140. Born in Hyderabad, Tilak has played 4 First Class and 16 List A matches so far. In the first class, he has scored 255 runs at an average of 32. Has scored 2 fifties. In the limited overs format, he has scored 784 runs at an average of 52. Has scored 3 centuries and 3 half-centuries.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 13, 2022, 06:30 IST