Shafali Verma is a right-handed Indian female cricket player. And she 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.
|Full Name||Shafali Verma|
|Date of Birth||28 January 2004|
|Shafali Verma’s age||18 years|
|Birth Place||Rohtak, Haryana|
|Batting Style||Right-hand batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-spin (Part Time)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Shafali Verma (approx)||162cm|
5’ 5” Inch
|Teams||India Women’s Team|
|Shafali Cricket Debut||Domestic |
2019 (Hariyana women’s team)
International WT2OI Debut:
24 September 2019 against the South Africa women’s team.
16 June 2021 against the England women’s team in which she scored 96 runs
|Career Turning Point||–|
|Shafali’s Number||Not Known|
|Shafali Coach/Mentor||Ashwini Kumar|
|School||Mandeep Senior Secondary School|
|Family||Father- Sanjeev Verma|
Mother- Praveen Bala
Siblings- Sahil Verma
|Favorite Cricketers||Virat Kohli|
Shafali Verma biography: 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.
She has completed her schooling education from ‘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 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 Africa 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.
Unknown Facts About Shafali Verma
- She is the youngest female cricketer to score a half-century in international cricket.
- Shafali is the first Indian woman cricketer to represent India in all three formats of cricket at the age of 15.
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