Shafali Verma became the youngest women player to play T20I for India

  • Shafali Verma, 15, became the youngest women playerto play Twenty20 International (T20I) for India. She achieved the feat at the age of 15 years and 239 days.
  • She played the T20I for the first time against South Africa at Lalabhai Contractor Stadium, Surat. Shafali is also the second youngest to play an international match for the Indian team after Gargi Banerji.

Previous record:

  • The previous record was held by Sneha Deepthi. Ms. Deepthi had made her debut at the age of 16 years and 204 days against Bangladesh in 2013.
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