Indian star Shafali Verma makes quiet Women’s Big Bash League debut | Cricket News – Times of India

HOBART: Young Indian batter Shafali Verma endured an underwhelming Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) debut in her workforce Sydney Sixers‘ six-wicket win over Melbourne Stars on the opening day of the competitors on the Bellerive Oval on Thursday.
Chasing 100 runs to win in 11 overs within the rain-hit match, the 17-yr-previous proper-handed opener fell for 8 (10 balls, 1 4) within the fourth over.
Her first-wicket partnership with Alyssa Healy, who hit an excellent 57 (27 balls, 11 fours), yielded 40 runs earlier than Shafali was bowled by Annabel Sutherland trying a giant heave.

The Sixers gave the impression to be on their approach to a cushty win earlier than dropping three wickets together with that of Healy. But Nicole Bolton (7 not out) and Angela Reakes (3 not out) steered them house.
Earlier, despatched in to bat by Sixers captain Ellyse Perry, the Melbourne Stars rode on a fast-hearth 54 not out (31 balls, 5 fours, 1 six) by Elyse Villani to make 99 for 1 in 11 overs.
Skipper Meg Lanning contributed 23 (17 balls, 4 fours).
Shafali helped break the Stars’ opening partnership by working out Annabel Sutherland (14).
Another Indian within the Sixers’ line-up, left-arm spinner Radha Yadav, went wickeless in her two overs and didn’t get a chance to bat.

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