Sushma Verma

    Sushma Verma

    Sushma Verma (born 3 November 1992 in Himri in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh) is an Indian cricketer. She started her national-level career as a wicket-keeper and right-hand batswoman in the India women’s national cricket team. After the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup game, the Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh offered her to join the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police

    Domestic Cricket

    Before that, she played for the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association. Under her captaincy, the Himachal team were the runners-up at the Under-19 All-India women’s tournament in 2011. She is the first cricketer from Himachal Pradesh male or female to represent India in international cricket

    International Cricket

    Verma was part of the Indian team to reach the final of the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup where the team lost to England by nine runs More Details

    Interesting Facts

    1. Sushma Verma is first Himachali to represent India at International level.
    2. Sushma Verma was honored by Himachal Pradesh government (Virbhadra Singh) with a post of Deputy Superintendent of Police of H.P.
    3. She represented North Zone in cricket and after that selected for Indian national team.
    4. Sushma Verma is only Himachal player (men/women) who played for India in all three formats.
    5. One of a pavilion in Gumma cricket ground of HPCA is named on the name of Sushma Verma Devi.

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