New Delhi. What Mahendra Singh Dhoni did 16 years ago, Shefali Verma has repeated the same history. What did Dhoni do 16 years ago? For this, any cricket fan will hardly need to put much emphasis on the mind. Because everyone remembers what Dhoni did 16 years ago in 2007. Under his captaincy, India became the T20 World Champion for the first time and after 1983, the Indian team won a World Cup for the first time. On January 29, Sunday, the Indian team led by Shefali Verma also won the Women’s Under-19 World Cup.
The final of the Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup being played in South Africa was played between India and England in Potchefstroom on Sunday. Both the teams were eyeing to create history. Because for the first time, the Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup was being played. Winning the final also means becoming the first world champion of this category. In such a situation, Shefali’s eyes were also on Dhoni’s 2007 charisma.
The Indian Under-19 women’s team led by Shefali bundled out England for just 68 runs in the final. Then achieved the target by losing just 3 wickets. When India won the match, 38 balls were yet to be bowled in the innings. From this, his impressive victory can be gauged.
T20 World Cup was
held for the first time in 2007 Men’s T20 World Cup was played for the first time in 2007. This was the first time when the World Cup was organized in T20 format. Similarly, the current Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup was also played for the first time. Prior to this, there was only Under-19 World Cup in men’s cricket, and that too in the ODI format. This is the first time that the Women’s Under-19 World Cup took place.
The 2007 T20 World Cup was played in South Africa. Then Dhoni made Team India the champion. At the same time, the Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup was also organized in South Africa this time. Coincidentally, it was also won by India.
Dhoni took command of the Indian cricket team for the first time in 2007 this was his first World Cup as captain and he was successful in making India the world champion in the very first tournament. Shefali was also captaining India for the first time and that too in the World Cup. In such a situation, Dhoni’s feat was expected from him, which he fulfilled.