IPL 2022
Tilak Varma Hits The Cameraman On His Head With His Six
By CricShots - Apr 2, 2022 7:41 pm
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There have been a plethora of instances when a six has hit a spectator but rarely does it land on a cameraman and the game between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) saw one such incident. Tilak Varma played a straight hit towards long-off to Riyan Parag clearing the fence and the ball hit cameraman on his head.

Tilak Varma
Tilak Varma played a fiery knock

After losing their first game of the IPL 2022 against Delhi Capitals (DC), MI had to chase a daunting target of 194 against RR Jos Buttler scored a century for RR in the first innings and he orchestrated the big total for the team. Chasing a big target, MI lost a couple of wickets early in the innings and the team was reduced to 40/2. Ishan Kishan and Tilak Varma stitched a partnership for the third wicket which steadied the innings for MI but Kishan was dismissed on 54 runs.

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Tilak Varma was at his ferocious best and an unusual incident occurred during his innings. Riyan Parag was bowling 12th over of the innings and 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 but Boult fielding deep checked on the cameraperson before bothering about the ball.

Here is the video of the six from Tilak Verma:

Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Anmolpreet Singh, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills, Basil Thampi

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Rajasthan Royals (Playing XI): Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Trent Boult, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna

Here is how the fans reacted to the incident: