There’s no denying that Tilak Varma is undoubtedly the find of the season for Mumbai Indians. When Mumbai Indians bought the 19-year old for a surprisingly high price of 1.7 Crores, many critiques raised their eyebrows but it turned out to be the right decision for Mumbai Indians as he is totally wreaking havoc in the Indian Premier League this season and has consistently been one of their most consistent batters after Ishan Kishan.
Even in today’s match, Tilak Varma played a great unbeaten cameo of 38 off 27 which was much needed by Mumbai Indians to reach a respectable total and Tilak Varma made sure that they did it. Besides being responsible, he also showed his smartness in tonight’s match and showed that he can play colourful shots like scoop shots as well. Tilak Varma played a sensational Scoop Shot against Pat Cummins which reminded us completely of AB de Villiers as we usually see him playing these shots.
Playing these shots with such precision is not at all easy and moreover, he played it against one of the best pacers in the world right now – Pat Cummins which is even more commendable. It looks like Tilak is learning a thing or two from Suryakumar Yadav in the Mumbai Indians camp as he is also usually seen playing these shots. Coincidentally, Suryakumar Yadav was at the non-strikers’ end when Tilak Varma played the shot and he praised him a lot along with the fans watching the match from the stands and the commentators as well.