Shafali Verma wreaked havoc on Proteas bowlers in the first game of U-19 T20 World Cup.
India took on South Africa on Saturday, January 14 in the first clash of Under-19 T20 World Cup 2023 at Willowmoore Park in Benoni. Women in blue registered a massive victory while chasing at the loss of 3 wickets. Opener and captain Shafali smashed 45 runs in 16 deliveries and provided a blistering start.
Shafali Verma hammered 26 runs in the 6th over which was bowled by Ntasibeng Nini. Shafali struck five boundaries in the over along with a maximum. Owing to Shafali’s fiery batting, India added whopping 77 runs in 7.1 overs while chasing 167.
Shweta Sherawat remained the top-scorer of the match smashing 92 runs in 52 deliveries. India will face United Arab Emirates (UAE) in their second game of Group D at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on 16th January, Monday.