In the eliminator match to reach the final of WPL, the English pacer of Mumbai Indians took 2 consecutive wickets in the 13th over against UP Warriors and made a record.
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Mumbai: Before the end of the Women’s Premier League (WPL 2023), a sensational record has been made. Mumbai Indians fast bowler Easy Wong has created history just before the final of the first season of the tournament. This England pacer won the tournament WPL He has created panic by scoring his first hat-trick. This young fast bowler did this amazing feat in the 13th over of the innings for Mumbai Indians playing an eliminator match against UP Warriors to reach the finals and got his name written in the record books forever.
In this eliminator match held at DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai had already made its grip. He had scored 182 runs while batting first, after which he quickly dropped 4 wickets of UP. Despite this, UP stood firm in the match as its explosive batsman Kiran Navgire was washing the Mumbai bowlers fiercely.
History created in 13th over
In such a situation, Mumbai needed to stop Kiran’s storm and for this the ball was handed over to 20-year-old English pacer Wong in the 13th over. This right-arm bowler had bowled economically in 2 overs and had taken the big wicket of Alyssa Healy while giving 11 runs. On the second ball of this over, he first got Navgire caught at the boundary. After this, he bowled Simran Sheikh on Yorker.
Wong was on a hat-trick and in front of her was England teammate Sophie Ecclestone, who bats well. Wong, however, had dominated and completed the hat-trick by bowling Ecclestone as well.
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Take a bow Issy Wong
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Strong Wong throughout the season
In total, Wong spent just 15 runs in his 4 overs and took 4 wickets to completely stop UP from returning to the match. Wong, who came to Mumbai’s account at the base price of just Rs 30 lakh in the WPL auction, is performing consistently well in this tournament. He has taken 12 wickets in 9 matches so far. Not only wickets, but he is one of the most economical bowlers. He has spent only 5.89 runs in bowling 28.3 overs.