16-year-old Shafali Verma on Sunday broke a world file even earlier than the primary ball of India vs Australia Girls’s T20 World Cup ultimate on the Melbourne Cricket Floor on Sunday. At 16 years and 40 days, Shafali Verma turned the youngest cricketer to characteristic in any World Cup ultimate (together with males’s cricket).
The file was beforehand held by West Indian ladies’s cricket Shaquana Quintyne when she performed the ODI World Cup ultimate in 2013. She was 17 years and 45 days previous.
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In males’s cricket, the file belongs to Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir. He was 17 years and 69 days previous when Pakistan performed the T20 World Cup ultimate towards Australia in 2009.
Youngest participant to characteristic in a cricket World Cup ultimate:
16y 40d Shafali Verma (IND), Girls’s T20I, 2020
17y 45d Shaquana Quintyne (WI), Girls’s ODI, 2013
17y 69d Mohammad Amir (PAK), Males’s T20I, 2009
18y 15d Hayley Matthews (WI), Girls’s T20I, 2016#T20WorldCup #AUSvIND
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Shafali Verma is slated to open the batting for India ladies with Smriti Mandhana within the huge ultimate towards Australia Girls on Sunday. However she should anticipate her likelihood to bat as Australia captain Magazine Lanning received the toss and opted to bat first.
Shafali has been in super kind on this T20 World Cup. With 167 runs in solely 4 matches, she is India’s main run-scorer. Her blitz within the present Girls’s T20 World Cup made her the youngest to achieve the No. 1 spot within the ICC rankings for batters in T20Is.
Verma was one in every of India’s key weapons even within the group stage encounter towards Australia. She hit Australia’s premier quick bowler Megan Chutt for 16 runs in an over to gave India flying begin. India had ended on the successful facet in that match.
“I simply hate taking part in India – they’ve acquired the wooden over me,” Megan Schutt was quoted as saying by the official ICC web site forward of the IND W vs AUS W World Cup ultimate. “Smriti and Shefali have gotten me coated. That six Shafali hit me for within the tri-series was in all probability the most important one I’ve ever been hit for,” she stated.