Rajat Patidar and Tilak Verma compiled impressive tons on India A debut against New Zealand A at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. The right-handeder, who made a splash with an IPL ton for Royal Challengers Bangalore, crossed the three-figure mark on Day 3 of the unofficial Test. He completed his century in 143 deliveries and was eventually dismissed for 176. The players received appreciation from all quarters for grabbing their opportunities with both hands. A number of fans took to social media to laud them for the batting exploits that are sure to draw attention from the national selectors.
VHT 2021: 391 runs, 97.75 average.
SMAT 2022: 215 runs, 147.26 strike rate.
IPL 2022: 397 runs, 131.02 strike rate.
Hundred on India A debut.
Remarkable form continues for Tilak Varma.pic.twitter.com/8apzDUNFBz
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