IPL 2022, CSK vs MI: Rohit Sharma mentioned Tilak Varma, the 19-year-old Mumbai Indians batter, has a shiny future and will play all three codecs for India very quickly. On Thursday, Tilak top-scored with an unbeaten 34 as MI beat Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets.
Tilak Varma will probably be an all-formats participant for India: Rohit Sharma (Courtesy of BCCI/PTI)
HIGHLIGHTSRohit Sharma mentioned Tilak Varma might play all three codecs for India soon19-year-old Tilak Varma has had an excellent first IPL season for MIOn Thursday, Tilak top-scored for MI in a 5-wicket win over CSK
Rohit Sharma heaped wealthy reward on Mumbai Indians teen Tilak Varma and mentioned he’ll quickly play all three codecs for India. Tilak top-scored for MI with an unbeaten 34 in a chase of 98 after a top-order collapse.
At one stage, Mumbai Indians had been in a spot of hassle at 33 for 4 however 19-year-old Tilak and Hrithik Shokeen added 48 for the fifth wicket to steer the facet to victory.
Rohit Sharma, who can also be the India captain, felt Tilak Varma might quickly find yourself representing the nation.
“He (Tilak) has been brilliant, playing for the first year, having such a calm head is never easy. I feel he’s going to be an all-format player for India pretty soon. He’s got the technique and temperament. And there’s hunger as well,” Rohit Sharma informed Star Sports.
Tilak Varma has thus far scored an unbeaten 38 (vs KKR), 36 (vs PBKS), 26 (vs LSG) and a maiden IPL fifty in opposition to CSK of their earlier encounter when MS Dhoni snatched victory from the jaws of defeat for the defending champions.
Tilak Varma additionally scored 38 in opposition to LSG of their second match earlier than smashing 35 in opposition to Rajasthan Royals and 21 in opposition to Gujarat Titans earlier than his matured knock on Thursday.
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Rohit Sharma mentioned there have been some anxious moments within the MI dressing-room in the course of the chase however felt it was good for the bowlers to typically get pitches which assist them.
“Looking at how the pitch was playing and to lose wickets upfront, there were tense moments in the middle. It was just about keeping calm and getting the job done. We were a little calm and got the job done in the end. We have played a lot of cricket here.
“We’ve had pitches like this. It’s good to get bowlers into the sport as nicely at occasions. It’s been batting-friendly throughout, it was good to see bounce and swing from either side which was good to observe,” Rohit mentioned.