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Shafali Verma finally fulfills her childhood dream of meeting Sachin Tendulkar

On November 9th 2019, Shafali had broken Sachin Tendulkar’s long-standing record when she became the youngest Indian to slam a half-century in international cricket when she scored a belligerent 49-ball 73 against West Indies.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: February 11, 2020 10:21:21 am
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Teenage sensation Shafali Verma fulfilled her childhood dream of meeting her idol, Sachin Tendulkar, when she caught up with the Master Blaster in Australia. The 16-year-old clicked a picture with Sachin Tendulkar and uploaded it on her social media account with a heart-warming post.

“The reason I took up this game was because of Sachin sir. My whole family has not just idolised and but literally worshipped him. Today is a special day for me that I got to meet my childhood hero. It was a dream come true for me,” Verma wrote in the caption.

On November 9, 2019, Verma broke Tendulkar’s long-standing record when she became the youngest Indian to slam a half-century in international cricket after she scored a belligerent 49-ball 73 against West Indies.

Verma will be in action at the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup as a Harmanpreet Kaur-led team India launch their bid for a first World Cup title. Verma is part of the Indian squad for the World T20s, which will start from February 21. The tournament will broadcast on the Star Sports Network.

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