Shafali Verma relishes taking part in towards the Australians

Shafali Verma relishes taking part in towards the Australians
Shafali Verma relishes taking part in towards the Australians
Shafali Verma during the India (women) vs Australia (Women) third T20 at the CCI Stadium in Mumbai

Shafali Verma throughout the India (girls) vs Australia (Women) third T20 on the CCI Stadium in Mumbai
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Shafali Verma is wanting ahead to captain India within the inaugural Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup in South Africa. Her focus in the mean time although is on the 2 remaining matches with the senior Indian group within the sequence towards Australia.

She had made her maiden T20I fifty towards Australia within the third match of the sequence on the Brabourne Stadium right here, but her dismissal proved a turning point as India misplaced the match by 21 runs to go 1-2 down.

“I all the time take pleasure in taking part in towards Australia,” Shafali mentioned on the eve of her fiftieth T20I. “When I play towards Australia it’s as if I’m taking part in towards the boys. They will get you should you make even a small mistake towards them.”

Shafali Verma during the India (women) vs Australia (Women) third T20 at the CCI Stadium in Mumbai.

Shafali Verma throughout the India (girls) vs Australia (Women) third T20 on the CCI Stadium in Mumbai.
| Photo Credit:
EMMANUAL YOGINI

She added she learnt loads from taking part in towards the Australians. “You must be very cautious and to be at your greatest,” she mentioned. “The pleasure I get from scoring towards Australia, I don’t get towards different groups.”

Looking forward to Saturday’s fourth T20I, she mentioned it was a vital match for India. “All of us have been working exhausting,” she mentioned. “We are enhancing day by day and can give our greatest.”

Shafali mentioned the previous 12 months had been a difficult one for her. “I’ve labored with my coach again in my hometown and that has helped me loads,” she mentioned.

Shafali Verma during the India (women) vs Australia (Women) third T20 at the CCI Stadium in Mumbai.

Shafali Verma throughout the India (girls) vs Australia (Women) third T20 on the CCI Stadium in Mumbai.
| Photo Credit:
EMMANUAL YOGINI

About the Under-19 World Cup, she mentioned she was excited. “I’m concentrating on the 2 matches right here and I really feel an excellent efficiency right here will give me confidence,” she mentioned. Of course I’m excited for the Under-19 World Cup. The group has already began a bunch.”

Australia’s coach Shelley Nitschke mentioned her group had seen Shafali develop through the years. “She is having a extremely good sequence, and we’ve all seen Richa Ghosh on this sequence too,” she mentioned. “It definitely bodes nicely for India sooner or later. It pushes our group as nicely, it challenges us.”

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