New Delhi: India’s young batsman Shefali Verma has earned a lot of name in the cricket world at a young age. In the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020, she led the Indian women’s cricket team to the finals on the basis of her game.
Shefali will be part of ‘The Hundred’
Shafali Verma is now preparing to play for Birmingham Phoenix in ‘The Hundred 2021’ tournament and she will be playing the Women’s Big Bash League later this year. ) Can also play on behalf of the Sydney franchise.
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Included in the list of these players
The 17-year-old Shefali, the world’s number one batsman in the ICC Women’s T20 International rankings, is the 5th Indian woman cricketer to be associated with the 100-ball tournament after her captain Harmanpreet Kaur, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana, Jemima Rodriguez and Deepti Sharma.
Contract will be done with this franchise
A BCCI source told PTI, ‘Shefali was approached by the Birmingham franchise and it is about to be contracted. She will replace Sophie Devine of New Zealand in the team. She is also in talks with the Sydney franchise to play in the Women’s Big Bash.
‘The Hundred’ from 21 July
The Hundred tournament was postponed last year due to the Kovid-19 pandemic. This year the tournament will be played from 21 July and the first match of the tournament will be between Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals.
Earned name in international cricket
The Women’s Big Bash League will be held later this year. This will be the first foreign T20 tournament of Shefali Verma. He has emerged as an explosive batsman in 22 international matches scoring 617 runs with a strike rate of 148.31.