Teen sensation Shafali Verma is set to make her eagerly anticipated ODI debut as the Indian women’s team seeks white-ball course correction against a strong world champion English side in the first game of the three-match series, here on Sunday.
The 17-year-old batting sensation, who has taken world cricket by storm, has so far played 22 T20 Internationals but was inexplicably not picked for the last home series against South Africa Women, with India witnessing disastrous consequences.
India lost 1-4 against South Africa and there was a lot of debate about Shafali’s omission from that series. However on Sunday, no such harakiri is expected to be committed by the Indian team management, which now understands Shafali’s true value all the more after her stellar Test debut against England last week with scores of 96 and 63.
Her big-hitting prowess would certainly be of great value for the…