Shafali smashed 73 runs in 49 balls to register her maiden fifty in T20Is and was adjudged as the Player of the Match.
Shafali Verma took the cricketing world by storm at the start of the year in the Women's T20 World Cup Down Under.
While pressure remains a factor, Kala believes in this current lot which she feels can beat England and Australia, consistently across two formats.
For a youngster to say this after scoring 163 runs in 5 games at a strike-rate of 158.25 says a lot about how she puts team performance over individual glory.
New Zealand's Suzie Bates (750 points) remained in second position in the list that also features the Indian duo of Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues in the top ten.
The record was previously held by West Indies' women's cricketer Shaquana Quintyne when she played the ODI World Cup final in 2013 at an age of 17 years and 45 days old.
Considered a game changer, Kaur aka Jhanavi Kaur Bhullar from Punjab’s Moga, will be leading the team in the final on March 8 — the International Women’s Day.
In a society wrecked by divisions, hierarchies and deep-rooted gender biases, the rise of the marginalised is to be celebrated.
Shafali Verma's method has a distinctive Indian flavour, recalling at once Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli.
She was hit for four boundaries by Verma in her opening over of the tournament, and Schutt admitted her concerns about bowling to Indian openers.
The 16-year-old Shafali Verma has scored 485 runs in the shortest format of the game at a strike-rate of 146.96.
Verma and England spinner Sophie Ecclestone will go into the semifinals of the event as the top ranked batter and bowler respectively.
Kaur said since this Indian side has been together for a while, it has now built a conducive environment for youngsters like Verma to prosper.
The 16-year-old announced her emergence on the global stage by becoming the second highest run getter in the ongoing tournament.
Shafali Verma smashed seven fours and a six in her brisk knock as India completed the chase of 114 with 32 balls to spare.