Shafali Verma finally discovers her form in the hundred with a 42 ball 76 !!
The inaugural hundred event in England has been going on for a month now and 5 Team India girls are participating in the tournament. Jemimah Rodrigues has been in sublime form and has been the most successful so far from amongst the Indians with Smriti Mandhana , Deepti Sharma and Harmanpreet having their moments. However, the bat of Shafali Verma was quiet right from the start and she was having a struggle for runs till date which affected her team Birmingham Phoenix’s performances.
Shafali Verma finally discovers her form in the hundred with a 42 ball 76 !!. However, on 9th August, Shafali finally came into her own and scored a whirlwind unbeaten 76 off 42 balls to chase down an impressive target of 127 put on the board by Welsh fire batting first. Shafali hit her typical Sehwagesque shots smashing the bowlers to all parts of the field with her scorching hits. Shafali hit 9 fours and 2 sixes while her partner Eve Jones made 52 of 35 balls in a rollicking stand of 131 in just 76 balls. The match ended with Shafali’s winning hit for 4.
Glimpse of Shafali ‘s cavalier hitting can be witnessed in the below video