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Tilak Varma is an Indian International cricketer who plays as a left-handed batsman and part time off spin bowler. In December 2019, he was named in India’s squad for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In February 2022, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament. He has also been named in the Indian squads for the three-match T20I tour of Ireland and the 2022 Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China. On 3 August 2023, he made his International debut for India against the West Indies. He plays for Hyderabad in domestic cricket and Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). In 2023, Tilak made his ODI debut on 15 September 2023 against Bangladesh Bangladesh Asia Cup.

Birth Name

Namboori Thakur Tilak Varma

Nickname

Tilak

Profession

Cricketer

Batting

Left-handed

Bowling

Right-arm Off Break

Role

Batting All-rounder

Jersey Number

72 – ODI, T20I

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Tilak Varma was born on the 8th of November 2002, in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Age

He’s currently 21 years old.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Ethnicity

Asian

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He has Indian ancestry.

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Varma obtained his early education at Crescent Model English School, Hyderabad. He completed his secondary education in Lepakshi Junior College, Hyderabad, and at present is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Andhra University.

Family Details

  • Father – Namboori Nagaraju (Electrician)

  • Mother – Gayatri Devi
  • Siblings –  Tarun Varma (Older Brother)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tilak Varma has dated –

Tilak has largely opted to keep his personal life away from the public spotlight, which makes it difficult for us to say anything about his love life and dating history.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
  • In centimeters – 182 cm
  • In meters – 1.82 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 74 kg
  • In Pounds – 163 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Tilak became known as an Indian professional cricketer in February 2020, who came to prominence when he helped the Indian squad reach the final of the 2020 ICC (International Cricket Council) Under-19 Cricket World Cup. In 2016, This was India’s 3rd successive appearance in the final of the tournament after a losing effort and in 2018, a winning campaign. In the Indian domestic circuit, Tilak has represented his home city of Hyderabad (2018–Present) in all 3 formats of the sport, as a batting all-rounder. In the IPL (Indian Premier League), Tilak has turned out for the Mumbai Indians (2022-Present).

Tilak Varma Net worth

Tilak Varma has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tilak Varma

  • Varma developed an early interest in cricket and was spotted playing tennis ball cricket by coach Salim Bayash at the age of 11.
  • Bayash took him under his wing and trained him at the Legala Cricket Academy, Lingampally. Bayash would ferry Varma to his academy and back home on his scooter, a journey of more than 40 km each way, until Varma’s family relocated closer to the academy.
  • On 30 December 2018, he made his first-class debut for Hyderabad in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy. On 28 February 2019, He made his Twenty20 debut for Hyderabad in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
  • At the 2022, IPL (Indian Premier League) mega auction, he had been acquired by the Mumbai Indians for INR 1.7 crores (USD 226k), an amount that was 8.5 times more than his base price of INR 20 lakhs.
  • In 2022, he made the record for scoring the most runs by a teenager in a single IPL season by scoring over 368 runs in 12 innings (the figures may change as the IPL 2022 season was still running) while playing for Mumbai Indians (MI). Before him, in IPL 2017, the record was held by Rishabh Pant who had scored 366 runs in 14 innings.
  • In August 2023, Tilak broke the record for scoring the most sixes for India in men’s T20I cricket aged 20 or less after he had slammed 7 sixes for India in T20I cricket.
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