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“Mumbai Indians Has Been A Great Franchise For Me” – Tilak Varma

“Mumbai Indians Has Been A Great Franchise For Me” – Tilak Varma
Tilak Verma

India batter Tilak Varma spoke about his Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians in a recent interview. He expressed that they have always backed him in his career, and boosted his morale. He also praised the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, who has led the Mumbai Indians to five Indian Premier League title wins.

Tilak Varma is leading Hyderabad in the ongoing Raji Trophy campaign. He slammed a century against Nagaland in the Plate Group semifinal. Speaking about his performance, the left-handed batter expressed that he never chases any personal milestones, and always wants to contribute to the team’s success.

In an exclusive chat with Sportstar, Tilak Varma also spoke about his Indian Premier League franchise, Mumbai Indians and their former skipper Rohit Sharma. He said, “My first objective is always to help the team win, for whichever team I play in any format.”

“I have been doing what my franchisee Mumbai Indians has been looking for from my side. Focussing on the team’s needs and trying to be consistent. Whatever role I am assigned I am ready for the challenge,” Tilak said.

“Thankfully, Mumbai Indians has been a great franchise for me, always backing me right from the start, mostly playing me in the eleven which is itself a huge morale-booster. With Rohit Sharma bhai being such a successful captain and also my childhood idol, I have been in such a comfort zone, and I am lucky to have played under him,” he added.

My performances with Mumbai Indians helped me in the process of playing for India: Tilak Varma

Tilak Varma further acknowledged that his performance for the Mumbai Indians did help his chances of making it to the Indian Team. He expressed that interacting with senior players in the Indian Premier League has helped to improve his game. Tilak Varma said,

Definitely, my performances with Mumbai Indians did help me in the process of being picked for the Indian team.”

“Frankly, there were no real big changes in my game after joining Mumbai Indians. A little bit of maturity, a different mindset playing with seniors and also interacting with other big players from different franchisees helped me a lot. I want to play freely and consistently every time I am given the opportunity,” he added.

Tilak Varma made his India debut last year in a T20I against West Indies in Tarouba. He has played 4 ODI matches and 16 T20Is, slamming three fifties across formats.

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