India’s ladies cricket star Shafali Verma has risen to the ranks in Worldwide Cricket. She has featured in 74 senior ladies’s cricket matches and has smashed over 2000 runs and 12 fifties. The Haryana-born Verma made her debut for India on the age of 15 in a T20I recreation in 2019. She has thus far 51 T20Is, the place she has smashed 1231 runs at a strike fee of 134.53. Verma, who now leads India’s U19 ladies’s facet has shared her expertise of taking part in junior-level cricket.
Talking to Star Sports activities, Verma said there may be plenty of distinction between U-19 and senior ladies’s cricket. “There is a lot of difference because the ball is coming in a little slow in the U-19 and the wicket is also on the slower side and we are trying to get used to that. And of course, a little bit of difference, seamers have good pace, a good mindset here also but they are all learning and I am really enjoying playing with them,” Verma mentioned.
The Indian opening batter acknowledged the worth of U-19 cricket in creating a participant. “I think it’s (U-19 T20 World Cup) very important for women’s cricket as the way Mithali (Raj) said that for growing up and developing talented players, for them it’s very good,” she added. Verma has been on fireplace within the U-19 World Cup and has led India to victories in each of their opening matches. She smashed a 16-ball-45 in opposition to South Africa within the first match, whereas she scored a 34-ball-78 within the second match in opposition to UAE.
Verma additionally shared her expertise of captaining the Indian facet. In fact, it is an excellent feeling. “It is my first and last because it’s my last year of U-19. We have a good team, we are really enjoying with the girls and I hope we will play good cricket and of course, we will be here for the world cup and we will try to achieve that. I would say we are doing well in batting, bowling and fielding and as captain, I hope we win the World Cup,” Verma mentioned.
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