Shafali Verma is a right-handed Indian female cricket player, Who started playing cricket at a very young age, and she made her debut in International Women’s Cricket at the age of just 15, and she is the first woman cricketer from India to do so.
And she is playing cricket for the Haryana Women’s team from the year 2017 and for the Indian women’s team from the year 2019. And she is also part of the Delhi Capitals Women in Women’s Premier League (WPL).
|Shafali Verma Biography|
|Full Name||Shafali Verma|
|Nick Name||Shafali Verma|
|Date of Birth||28 January 2004|
|Shafali Verma age||19 years|
|Birth Place||Rohtak, Haryana, India|
|Batting Style||Right-hand batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-spin (Part-Time)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Shafali Verma Height (approx)||In centimeters -162cm|
In meters – 1.62m
In feet – 5’5” feet
|Teams||Birmingham Phoenix (Women)|
Delhi Capitals Women
India A Women
Sydney Sixers Women
|Debut||International Cricket Debut|
She made her WTest debut on 16 June 2021 in the match of ENG WMN vs IND WMN at Bristol.
WODI cricket debut
She made her WODI debut on 27 June 2021 in the match of IND WMN vs ENG WMN at Bristol.
WT20I cricket debut
She made her T20I debut on 24 September 2019 in the match of IND WMN vs SA WMN at Surat
She made her WPL debut on 5 March 2023 while playing against Royal Challengers Bangalore Women, in which she scored 84 runs with the help of 10 fours and 4 sixes.
|Shafali Verma Jersey Number||#17|
|School||Mandeep Senior Secondary School|
|Educational Qualification||Graduation (pursuing)|
|Family||Father- Sanjeev Verma|
Mother- Praveen Bala
Siblings- Sahil Verma
|Shafali Verma Boyfriend||Not Yet Married|
|Favorite Cricketers||Virat Kohli|
Shafali Verma biography (Wiki)
Shafali, who debuted in all formats of international cricket at the age of 15, was born on 28 January 2004 in Rohtak city of Haryana, She is mainly known to play cricket as a batsman in all three formats of Women’s International cricket. Apart from this, she also plays matches in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL).
On the other hand, if we talk about Shafali’s family, then her father’s name is Sanjeev Verma while her mother’s name is Praveen Bala and her younger brother’s name is Sahil Verma.
|Shafali Verma Father||Sanjeev Verma|
|Shafali Verma Mother||Praveen Bala|
|Shafali Verma Brother||Sahil Verma|
She has completed her schooling education at ‘Mandeep Senior Secondary School, Rohtak’, and is currently pursuing her graduation from Rohtak University.
Shafali Verma Cricket Coach
She has learned all the tricks of cricket from her cricket coach Ashwini Kumar, and her cricket coach has contributed a lot to her cricket career.
|Shafali Verma Cricket Coach||Ashwini Kumar|
Shafali Verma Cricket Career
Shafali had such a passion for cricket since childhood that when she could not find any cricket academy for girls’ cricket in her Rohtak city, she played cricket in the guise of a boy.
Shafali’s WT20I Cricket debut
She was selected for the first time in Indian women’s International cricket in September 2019, and she was just 15 years old at that time. And she made her Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) debut on 24 September 2019 against the South African women’s team.
And after that, she was selected for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup to be held in 2020, in which she performed well and became the number one batsman in ICC Women’s T20 Cricket.
And so far, Shafali has scored 700 runs in 29 T20I matches at a strike rate of 141.
Shafali’s WODI & Test Cricket debut
She was selected in ODI women’s international cricket and in Test cricket simultaneously, and she played her first test debut match on 16 June 2021 against the England women’s team in which she scored 96 runs and was the player of the match of that match.
And after that, she made her One Day Women’s International debut on 27 June 2021 against the England women’s team.
Shafali Verma WPL Team & Career
If we talk about Shafali Verma’s WPL team and career, then she was selected in the Delhi Capitals Women’s team with INR 2 crore, and She made her WPL debut on 05 March 2023 while playing against Royal Challengers Bangalore Women, in which she scored 84 runs with the help of 10 fours and 4 sixes.
|Shafali Verma WPL Team||Delhi Capitals Women||INR 2 crore|
Unknown Facts About Shafali Verma
- She is the youngest female cricketer to score a half-century in international cricket.
- And Shafali is also the first Indian woman cricketer to represent India in all three formats of cricket at the age of 15.
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