Last year, Shafali Verma created history by becoming the youngest Indian cricketer to score a half-century in international cricket, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s 30-year-old record.
“They have all the facilities at their disposal now, at par with men, and yet they have not been able to play consistent cricket and win ICC trophies.”
Batswoman Richa Ghosh is going to be a new face in a 15-member India squad announced for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia, starting February 21.
Last year, Verma created history by becoming the youngest Indian cricketer to score a half-century in international cricket, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s 30-year-old record.
Australia women’s A team coach Leah Poulton said that Shafali Verma has got amazing talent, she’s only 15 years old and she’s got so much power.
Shafali Verma is just 15 years and 285 days old, but the Rohtak-born teenage cricketer outclassed legend Sachin Tendulkar, who had notched up his maiden Test fifty at 16 years and 214 days.
Making it to the Indian team, Punam Raut was an ordinary player in the 2009 and 2013 edition of the World Cup overall, but her true talent came out during her third World Cup.
Anushka Sharma finally breaks her silence over being served cups of tea by BCCI selectors and other ‘false and fabricated’ stories.
With the opportunity now given, I hope I can do something for players, especially for the past players who contributed a lot without getting anything, says Shantha Rangaswamy.
According to the BCCI constitution, one person cannot hold more than one post at the same time. So, Rangaswamy was alleged of donning multiple roles with the CAC and ICA.
Her father’s company, India Cements, owns 15 clubs in the Chennai league. Rupa Gurunath has been working as the secretary in one of those clubs. She has attended and enjoyed CSK’s IPL matches as well.
“Stepping out to the spinners and hitting them for a straight six,” is Shafali Verma’s favourite shot.