Thakur Tilak Varma has become a household name across the world for his exploits in the recently concluded U-19 World Cup. Belonging to a family of sportspersons, his father, Nagaraj, was a league cricketer who played for BHEL. His mother, Gayatri Devi, was a national level sprinter. His elder brother, Tarun, is a national-level badminton player.

His 90-run partnership with Yashasvi Jaiswal in the final of the U-19 World Cup was very crucial. Tilak, in spite of being hit on the knee, showed nerves of steel and stayed in the middle with Jaiswal.

Anurag Mallick

A sports enthusiast, Anurag Mallick is currently working with Newsmeter as a reporter. He is a mass communication graduate from Loyola Academy. He is also a budding presenter and loves talking in front of the camera. His future aim is to discuss cricket professionally. He has earlier interned with a YouTube Channel, "Hind ki Pukaar" where he spoke on various topics infront of the camera. He has also interned with "WrytIn", a content writing platform, where he wrote articles on sports & entertainment. "Lights, Camera, Cricket" is what sums him up. He also loves playing cricket and other sports like Badminton & Volleyball.

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