Shafali Verma Shatters Records with her Double Hundred

In a remarkable display of talent and determination, Indian youngster Shafali Verma etched her name in the annals of cricket history by scoring a maiden double hundred, propelling India past 400 on Day 1 of the only Test match against South Africa. Shafali’s outstanding innings saw her amass 205 runs off just 197 balls, thereby registering the fastest double century in the history of women’s Test cricket.

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The 20-year-old prodigy shattered the previous record held by Australian star Annabel Sutherland, who had scored a double ton in 248 balls against South Africa in February 2024. Shafali’s innings was not only a personal milestone but also a significant achievement for Indian women’s cricket, as she became only the second Indian and the tenth overall cricketer to score a double hundred in women’s Tests.

The Indian opening pair of Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana set the stage for a dominant performance with a record-breaking 292-run partnership for the first wicket. This monumental stand laid a solid foundation for India’s innings and saw Shafali breaking Mithali Raj’s record for the highest individual score by an Indian woman in Test cricket history.

Fastest Double Hundreds in Women’s Cricket

Here’s the table with the fastest double hundreds in women’s Test cricket history:

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CricketerCountryBalls FacedOpponentYear
Shafali VermaIndia194South Africa2024
Annabel SutherlandAustralia248South Africa2024
Karen RoltonAustralia306England2001

The Chennai crowd witnessed a masterclass in batting as Shafali combined aggressive stroke play with technical finesse, showcasing her ability to dominate the opposition’s bowling attack. Her innings included a flurry of boundaries and towering sixes, making it a visual treat for cricket enthusiasts.

This historic feat not only highlights Shafali Verma’s exceptional talent but also marks a significant moment in women’s cricket, inspiring young cricketers across the globe. As the match progresses, all eyes will be on the Indian team to see how they capitalize on this extraordinary start and whether Shafali’s record-breaking innings will lead them to a memorable victory.

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In a remarkable display of talent and determination, Indian youngster Shafali Verma etched her name in the annals of cricket history by scoring a maiden double hundred, propelling India past 400 on Day 1 of the only Test match against South Africa. Shafali's outstanding innings saw her amass 205 runs off just 197 balls, thereby registering the fastest double century in the history of women's Test cricket.

The 20-year-old prodigy shattered the previous record held by Australian star Annabel Sutherland, who had scored a double ton in 248 balls against South Africa in February 2024. Shafali's innings was not only a personal milestone but also a significant achievement for Indian women's cricket, as she became only the second Indian and the tenth overall cricketer to score a double hundred in women's Tests.

The Indian opening pair of Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana set the stage for a dominant performance with a record-breaking 292-run partnership for the first wicket. This monumental stand laid a solid foundation for India's innings and saw Shafali breaking Mithali Raj's record for the highest individual score by an Indian woman in Test cricket history.

Fastest Double Hundreds in Women's Cricket

Here's the table with the fastest double hundreds in women's Test cricket history:

CricketerCountryBalls FacedOpponentYear
Shafali VermaIndia194South Africa2024
Annabel SutherlandAustralia248South Africa2024
Karen RoltonAustralia306England2001

The Chennai crowd witnessed a masterclass in batting as Shafali combined aggressive stroke play with technical finesse, showcasing her ability to dominate the opposition's bowling attack. Her innings included a flurry of boundaries and towering sixes, making it a visual treat for cricket enthusiasts.

This historic feat not only highlights Shafali Verma's exceptional talent but also marks a significant moment in women's cricket, inspiring young cricketers across the globe. As the match progresses, all eyes will be on the Indian team to see how they capitalize on this extraordinary start and whether Shafali's record-breaking innings will lead them to a memorable victory.

Stay updated with all the cricketing action, follow Cricadium on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Telegram, and Instagram