Women’s Premier League (WPL): Issy Wong creates history in WPL 2023 as she becomes the first bowler to pick up hattrick in WPL history. In the eliminator match against UP Warriorz(w), Wong representing Mumbai Indians (w) creates a new record.
In the 13th over of the match Issy wong picked up the wickets of Kiran Navgire, Simran Sheikh and Sophie Ecclestone in consecutive balls and register her name in the history books of WPL.
1st Wicket on the 2nd ball of 12th over: Kiran Navgire shimmies down the track and takes it on the full, times it well too but just did not have another couple of metres elevation to clear the English allrounder.
2nd Wicket on the 3rd ball of 12th over: Wong bowls a fine cross-seam yorker on leg-stump, tails in slightly, Simran Shaikh clearing her front leg to drive, misses, and the leg-stump is pegged back. Wong runs away to celebrate for her 2nd wicket of the over.
3rd wicket on the 4th ball of 12th over: Sophie Ecclestone is the third batter dismissed by Issy Wong. Wong bowls the yorker again, but this is very full outside off, Ecclestone drives and drags it back on via a thick inside-edge. The roar when the ball hit the stumps was something else. The crowd goes mad as Mumbai Indians (w) seal the game with the wicket of Sophie Ecclestone.
Issy Wong the pace battery of Mumbai Indians (w)
Issy Wong hailing from England is a 20 year old right arm pacer. Wong was picked by Mumbai Indians and she has done wonders for MIW. Issy Wong’s four wicket haul set the game up for Mumbai Indians (w) in the eliminator as Mumbai qualify for the finals on Sunday. They will face Delhi Capitals in the final at Brabourne Stadium.
Issy Wong dismissed the captain of UP Warriorz(w) Alyssa Healy in the 2nd over which set the game up for Mumbai Indians (w). Wong was involved in the dismissal of Grace Harris as she took the catch at long off to send the inform batter of UP Warriorz (w) to the pavilion.
Wong’s hattrick is the first one of Women’s Premier League as she nails two back to back Yorkers after dismissing the set batter Kiran Navgire. Wong’s performance stands out in the WPL as the best bowling spell’s ever.
With Mumbai Indians (w) advancing to the final. Issy Wong will have to play a vital role against the tournament’s leading run scorer Meg Lanning and the best batter of Delhi Capitals Shafali Verma.