Rising Indian cricket star and youth icon Shafali Verma lately took to Instagram to encourage followers to make use of contactless Indian greetings like Salaam/Namaste to make sure social distancing and but preserve connections responsibly.
The 16-year-old Shafali might be seen grooving to the tunes of a catchy jingle which tells folks “handshake ko zara tum change karo, thoda distance maintain karo, salaam namaste haste haste saare bolo”.
The video is an extension of beverage model Pepsi’s lately launched digital ahead marketing campaign which goals to make contactless Indian greetings part of well-liked tradition.
Going into the World T20 in Australia as a teen within the Indian crew crammed with heavyweights like Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana, the Rohtak lady stamped her authority to even rise to the highest of the T20 rankings for batswomen through the event.
Earlier final month, she mentioned that her journey has simply begun. Shafali, who scored 163 runs in 5 video games at a strike-rate of 158.25, mentioned that the street forward will solely get steeper and she is going to look to rising to each problem that comes her manner in taking the ladies’s crew to change into world-beaters.
“Just didn’t go our way that day. But sports is all about winning and losing. There will be other opportunities that will go our way. What happened we cannot change, but what will happen is in our hands and we will not leave any stone unturned as we look to be the best in the business,” she informed IANS.
But what about her personal scintillating present that gained her applause from the current in addition to former cricketers? She says the trophy would have felt significantly better.
“My job is to go out there and score runs and put India in an advantageous position. It obviously feels good when people appreciate your performance, but the trophy in the hand would have felt so much better,” she rued.
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