There have been many instances of the ball hitting the spectators but rarely does it hit the cameraman and the game between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals saw one such incident. Tilak Varma played a straight hit towards the long-off which cleared Riyan Parag and also cleared the fence and the ball hit the cameraman at the boundary ropes on his head.
After losing their first game against Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians were chasing a huge target of 194 against Rajasthan Royals in their second game of the season.
Chasing a huge total MI lost two wickets at 40 for 2 then Tilak stitched a partnership with Ishan Kishan before Kishan was dismissed on 54 runs. Tilak Verma continued his way and scored an excellent 61 of 33 balls with 3 boundaries and 5 sixes, During the 12th over which was bowled by young Riyan Parag he bowled a full-length delivery on the penultimate ball of the over. Tilak lofted it straight towards long-off and cleared the fence. The ball hit the cameraman’s head who was at the boundary line, Boult fielding deep checked on the cameraperson.
Tilak Verma has already shown in the two-match he played what he is capable of, he has already hit a six against the likes of Ashwin, Chahal, and Boult and he is just 19 years old. During the Auction, Mumbai Indians got the services of Tilak Verma for 1.7cr after fighting with Chennai Super Kings and Sunrises Hyderabad.
Mumbai Indians talent scout team has again unearthed a champion player after Hardik, Nitish they have unearthed another superstar.
As far as the game is concerned, Rajasthan Royals after putting in to bat scored a huge total of 194 thanks to a signaling century from Jos Butler and late hitting from Hetmyer. During the chase, Mumbai Indians struggled throughout their innings and fell short by 23 runs Five-time champions still searching for their first win of the season.
Mumbai Will now face Kolkata knight riders in their 3rd game of the season on the 6th of April at MCA Stadium in Pune.
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