May 20, 2024

Shafali Verma is an Indian cricketer who was born on 28 January 2004 in Rohtak, Haryana, India. She is a right-handed batter and an occasional right-arm off-break bowler. Shafali made her international debut for India in September 2019, at the age of just 15 years and 285 days, in a T20I match against South Africa.

Shafali is known for her aggressive batting style and has quickly established herself as one of the best batters in women’s cricket. She holds the record for the highest individual score by an Indian woman cricketer in a T20I match, with a score of 123 runs off just 63 balls against the West Indies in 2019.

In 2020, she was named in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year, becoming the youngest ever to be named in the team. She was also a part of the Indian squad that reached the final of the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup.

In addition to playing for India, Shafali has also played in various domestic leagues around the world, including the Women’s Big Bash League in Australia and The Hundred in England.

At a young age, Shafali has already made a significant impact on the world of cricket and is considered one of the most promising talents in the game.

Here are some of the latest news updates about her:

  1. In February 2023, Shafali Verma was named in the Indian women’s cricket team for the upcoming One Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka. The series is scheduled to take place in March 2023.
  2. In January 2023, Shafali Verma became the first Indian woman cricketer to score a century in a T20 International match. She achieved this feat during a match against Australia in Sydney.
  3. Shafali Verma was also named as the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for December 2022. She was recognized for her impressive performances during India’s tour of Australia, where she scored two half-centuries in three T20Is.
  4. In December 2022, Shafali Verma was included in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year. She was the only Indian player to feature in the team.
  5. Shafali Verma has been playing in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) for Sydney Sixers. She had a successful season in WBBL 2022-23, scoring 426 runs in 14 matches at an average of 38.72 and a strike rate of 153.77.

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