Shafali Verma: Shafali Verma, the explosive opener of the Indian women’s team (Shafali Verma) Team India’s Under 19 Women’s World Cup these days (under 19 women world cup 2023) Representing in. Where under his captaincy, Team India has made a place in the finals by showing a great game. Now Shefali’s team is going to clash with England in the final match. In such a situation, all the Indian fans would like nothing more than Shefali Verma to win the World Cup. So come, before that we are going to tell you some interesting things about Shefli Verma.
How was Shefali’s early life
Shefali Verma was born on 28 January 2004 in Rohtak, Haryana. His father’s name is Sanjeev Verma. Shefali’s father liked cricket. When he saw the passion for cricket in Shefali, he started training Betty at his home.
Her father made many efforts to get Shefali professional training. But due to Shefali being a girl, she could not get admission in the academy. After which, at the age of 9, the father cut Shefali’s hair and gave her the form of a boy. After which Shefali joined the Academy.
After which Shefali started training. In such a situation, Shefali had to face a lot of critical comments from relatives, but she did not stop. Due to the support of her father, Shefali decided the way forward.
How did Shefali make it to Team India?
Shefali performed brilliantly while playing for Haryana in domestic cricket. After which she got a chance to show her mettle in the Women’s Mini IPL. Where Team India’s captain Mithali Raj tested her and included her in the team. With this, Shefali got a place in Team India. Apart from being a right-handed batsman, Shefali also bowls off-spin. Shefali made her debut for Team India at the age of 15.
Shefali made her debut for India in the year 2019 through T20 cricket. After this, Shefali made a place in the ODI team in 2021. So on the other hand, Shefali has made her Test debut for India in the year 2021 itself. Now she is captaining Team India in the Under 19 World Cup. Shefali is 19 years old at this time.
Shefali has scored 1231 runs in 51 T20 matches for India with five half-centuries. So there he has scored 531 runs in 21 ODIs. During this, four half-centuries have also come out of his bat. Shefali has also scored 242 runs in 2 Test matches with 3 half-centuries. Apart from this, Shefali has taken 1 wicket in ODI cricket and 6 wickets in T20 cricket with the ball.
Shefali broke Sachin’s record in the fifth match
Shefali scored an inning of 73 runs in 42 balls against the West Indies on 9 November 2019. Along with this innings, he also broke the record of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar. Shafali scored a half-century in her fifth international match at the age of 15 years 285 days. Earlier, Sachin had scored a half-century against Pakistan at the age of 16 years 214 days. After this inning, Shefali became the oldest batsman to score a half-century for India.
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