Sushma Verma is an Indian cricketer who represents the Indian women’s national cricket team. She is a wicketkeeper and right-handed batter.
Sushma Verma Personal Life
Sushma was born on 5th November 1992 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India to Bhopal Singh Verma, a retired teacher, and her mother’s name is unavailable. S
Sushma grew up in a family of teachers. Her grandfather was also a teacher. She has an elder sister, Pallavi Bakhshi, and a younger brother Bhakti Verma.
Sushma used to play multiple sports – volleyball, handball, and badminton. she has been a state-level player in these games.
In 2009, she was a student of the first batch of the Indian residential academy in Himachal Pradesh.
Sushma Verma Career
She began her career by playing for the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association. In 2011, under her captaincy, the Himachal team was the runners-up at the Under-19 All-India women’s tournament. She is the first cricketer from Himachal Pradesh, male or female, to represent India in international cricket.
Later, she began playing for Railways, India Women Green, and India Women Blue at the domestic level.
On 5th April 2013, she made her T20I debut for India against Bangladesh. On 16th November 2014, she made her Test debut for India against South Africa. On 24th November 2014, she made her ODI debut for India against South Africa.
She 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.
After the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup, the then-chief minister of Himachal Pradesh Virbhadra Singh offered her the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police.
In 2019, she played for Velocity in the 2019 Women’s T20 Challenge.
In 2023, she was bought by the Gujarat Giants in the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL) auction at the price of ₹60 lakhs.
Batting & Fielding
Sushma Verma Relationship
There is no further information available publicly about her relationship. So, we are assuming that she is unmarried.
Sushma Verma Education
She has completed her schooling at Portmore Government Model School in Shimla. There is no further information available publicly about her education.
Sushma Verma Net Worth
According to various online sources, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million. She earns via the WPL, the BCC, endorsements, advertisements, and other domestic tournaments she plays.
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Sushma Verma Wiki/Bio
|Full name||Sushma Verma Devi|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 167 cm|
in meters- 1.67 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
|International Debut||ODI- 24 November 2014 against South Africa Women in Bengaluru|
Test- 16 November 2014 against South Africa Women in Mysore
T20- 5 April 2013 against Bangladesh Women in Vadodara, Gujarat
|Jersey Number||• #5 (India)|
|Domestic/State Team(s)||• Himachal Pradesh Women|
• Railways Women
• India Women Green
• India Women Blue
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Career Turning Point||In 2011, Sushma captained the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association team in the Under-19 All India women’s cricket tournament, leading the team to the finals. It was from there she rose to prominence and soon got selected into the north zone, eventually scaling up to the Indian Women’s national cricket team in no time.|
|Date of Birth||3 November 1992|
|Birthplace||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|School||Portmore Government Model School in Shimla|
|Tattoo(s)||Sushma has several tattoos inked on the back of both her hands and fingures. A rose is inked on the back of her right hand. She has also got inked on her left forearm.|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Bhopal Singh Verma (retired teacher)|
Mother- Name Not Known
|Siblings||Brother- Bhakti Verma (younger)|
Sister- Pallavi Bakhshi (elder)
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