Under the captaincy of Shefali Verma, India’s Under-19 women’s team is in the final of the T20 World Cup being held for the first time, where it will face England.
Image credit source: Getty Images
Sunday, January 29 is going to be a very curious day for Indian cricket, which can be very special by the end of the evening. Indian women’s cricket team’s young batsman Shefali Verma Has a chance to write his name in history. She can do something that a young Indian star like her did 15 years ago. Conquer the world at the first opportunity. Many types of coincidences are being found, the only hope is that the last coincidence will be found. Then Shefali Verma will do something that Mahendra Singh Dhoni did a decade and a half ago.
Teams of India and England will be face to face on Sunday in Potchefstroom, South Africa and eyes will be on writing history. There will be a chance – ICC Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup final. Getting the distinction of becoming the first winner of this tournament being organized for the first time is going to be a very special achievement and Shafali Verma also has a chance to become the first captain to lift this trophy. Just like Dhoni lifted the first T20 World Cup trophy in 2007.
today’s big news
Dhoni, Shefali and the World Cup
Whether Shefali will be able to repeat Dhoni’s success on Sunday or not, it will be known only in the evening, but there are three similarities between these two, which gives hope to those who believe in coincidence.
- The T20 World Cup played in 2007 was the first global tournament of this format. Similarly, the current World Cup is the first global tournament of T20 format at the Under-19 level. Till now there is only Men’s World Cup in Under-19 and that too in ODI format.
- This similarity does not end here. The first World Cup of 2007 was held in South Africa. Similarly, the current World Cup is also being organized in South Africa.
- The third and most important coincidence – Dhoni captained the Indian team for the first time with the 2007 World Cup. Similarly, with the current World Cup, Shafali Verma is also captaining India at any level for the first time.
So Shefali will also become the champion captain!
Dhoni and Shefani reached the World Cup final in the first attempt itself. Dhoni successfully took that journey to the destination. Now just waiting for Shefali Verma to do wonders like her.