Tilak Varma Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Bio & More

Tilak Varma is a well-known Indian cricketer who plays for Hyderabad in domestic cricket. Tilak is an all-rounder. Varma has also been the captain of the Hyderabad Under-14 team. Born in Hyderabad, the full name of this 19-year-old star player is Namburi Thakur Tilak Varma. Cricketer Tilak played in the Under-19 World Cup for India in the year 2020.

In which he had a great performance. Tilak was included in Indian Premiere League 2022 by Mumbai Indians for INR 1.70 crore. Off-spin all-rounder Tilak has made his debut in the current season of IPL. And he can hit long fours and sixes. He is performing well in IPL 2023, considering that Tilak can make a place in Team India soon in the future.

Tilak Varma Age


Tilak Varma was born on 8th November 2002 (Friday) in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Tilak’s father’s name is Namburi Nagaraju, he is an electrician and Tilak’s mother’s name is Gayatri Devi, she is a housewife. He has completed his studies at a government school. His whole family likes to watch cricket.

Tilak Varma Parents

In the early days of cricket, Tilak used to play tennis ball and his special thing was that he did not play cricket with friends of his age but with older people. Tilak learned the basics of professional cricket from Salam Bayashi at the Meghalaya Cricket Academy, Hyderabad.

Tilak Varma Bio

Full NameNamboori Thakur Tilak Varma
ProfessionCricketer (All-rounder)
International DebutUnder-19– 19 January 2020 against Sri Lanka at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein, South Africa
ODI– Not Yet Played
Test– Not Yet Played
T20– Not Yet Played
Domestic/State Team• Hyderabad
• Mumbai Indians
Jersey Number#9 (India Under-19)
#9 (IPL, Mumbai Indians
Coach/MentorSalam Bayash
Batting StyleLeft-Hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight-Arm Off-break
Favorite Shot
Cover Drive and Straight Drive
Date of Birth (DOB)8 November 2002 (Friday)
Age21 Years (As of 2023)
BirthplaceHyderabad, Telangana, India
HometownHyderabad, Telangana, India
Zodiac SignScorpio

Physical Attribute

Height180 (in centimeters)
1.80 (in meters)
5′ 11″ (in feet & inches)
Weight70 (in kilograms)
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack

Education Details

SchoolThe Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, Hyderabad
College/UniversityNot Known
Education QualificationNot Known

Social Media Info

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Cricket Career

Tilak was fond of playing cricket since childhood, Tilak used to play cricket with the elders of his age. Due to this his batting ability increased a lot. When Tilak went to play in a cricket tournament in summer camp with a tennis ball.

Salam Bayash was impressed by Tilak’s ability to hit sixes and told Tilak’s father that “Tilak’s career is in cricket, you send him to a cricket academy”.

Thereafter Tilak’s father sent him to the Meghalaya Cricket Academy, Hyderabad, Telangana, where Tilak was prepared in cricket by Salam Bayash. Salam used to give him all the necessary things needed for cricket because Tilak’s father could not bring such expensive things to him.

Father once S.S. Had brought the bat of the company. But that bat did not support him much and it broke due to which Tilak was very sad, and then the coach gave him a bat with which Tilak hit many fours, sixes, and centuries.

Tilak Varma gave an attempt for the Hyderabad Under-14 team on behalf of the club. After which he was elected the captain of the team. The situation at Tilak’s house was not good due to which Tilak could not bring the cricket kit.

Tilak Varma Wiki

Then the coach gave him the cricket kit on behalf of the club. Playing in the same kit, Tilak won the Best Captain and Best Batsman awards along with being the highest run-scorer in the Under-14 side. As a result, he got a chance to play in the All India Under-16 team, in which he scored 960 runs in 8 matches.

Tilak was the highest run-scorer in the competition and was also rewarded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Tilak played for the Hyderabad cricket team in First Class, T20, and List-A. On 30th December 2018, Tilak made his first-class debut in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy.

He made his T20I debut on 28 February 2019 in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and his List A debut in the same year in Victory.

Hazare Trophy on 28 September 2019. Seeing his brilliant performance on the list, he got a chance to play in the Indian Under-19 team in December 2019.

IPL Team

In February 2022, Tilak was bought by Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2022 mega auction for Rs 1.70 crore. His base price was 20 lakhs. He made his Indian Premiere League debut in the 1st match opposite Delhi Capitals on 27th March 2022 and scored 22 runs in 15 balls with the help of three fours.

In April 2022, cricketer Tilak Varma scored a half-century for Mumbai Indians (MI) and became the youngest cricketer to do so. Tilak Varma scored a quick 50 opposite Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the year 2022.

Tilak Varma

Some Interesting Facts About Tilak Varma

  • Tilak began his professional cricket at the age of just 12.
  • Tilak has done his cricket coaching at Legala Cricket Academy Hyderabad.
  • A calm mind and aggressive batting are Tilak Varma’s specialties.
  • His coach Salam Bayashi has a huge contribution to Tilak Varma’s playing cricket. Most of Tilak’s expenses have been borne by the coach.
  • Tilak Varma won the best captain and best fielder awards in junior cricket
  • Tilak has played an inning of 110 runs opposite Pakistan.

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