Sushma Verma

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    Sushma-Verma

    Sushma Verma is an Indian Cricketer. She was born on 5 November 1992 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. From Himachal Pradesh, she is the first cricketer to represent India in international cricket. She began her national-level career as a wicketkeeper in the India national cricket team.

    Sushma Verma Earlier Life

    She belongs to the Hindu Punjabi Family. Her father’s name is Bhopal Singh Verma and her mother’s name is Gaura Devi. Sushma has one older sister Ranjna Verma and one younger brother Bhakti Verma. His father wanted him to stay near home and study. But she wanted to go to Portmore Government Model School. Then she completes her schooling at Portmore Government Model School, Shimla. And after she goes to MCM Kangra to do her Bachelor Of Arts. She also plays Volleyball, Handball, and Badminton.

    Domestic Cricket Match

    She also played for the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association. In 2011, during her, captaincy the Himachal Pradesh team was the runner-up in the Under-19 All-Indian Women’s Tournament. She also plays cricket for the Railways Women’s Cricket Team. In the Senior Women’s T20 Trophy, In 2022, she was the third-highest run-scorer. She was also selected from the north zone to play zonal cricket.

    International Cricket Match

    On 5 April 2013, she played against Bangladesh Women, in Vadodara, Gujrat. In the 2019 T20 competition, she became a second-highest run-scorer. And she was included in the West Indies tour in the Indian squad. On 16 November 2014, she made an international test debut against South African women in Mysore. And on 24 November 2014, she made a One-day International debut against South African women in Bengaluru. She was also a part of the Indian women’s team to reached the final of the 2017 women’s cricket world cup. Where she picked up 15 wickets. And England beat them by 9 runs. In 2019, during the women’s T20 challenge, she played for IPL Velocity.

    On 13 February 2023, she is signed by Gujrat Giants for Rs.60 Lakhs during the inaugural Women’s Premium League auctions in Mumbai. After the 2017 women’s cricket world cup, the former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Raja Virbhadra Singh offered her the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police and he also presented her with Rs Five Lakh Cheque.

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