Issy Wong makes WPL history with magical hat-trick

Sports Tak Staff
March 242023

Mumbai Indians (MI) bulldozed UP Warriorz by 72 runs in the WPL Eliminator on Friday to set up title clash with Delhi Capitals.

Mumbai Indians’ Issy Wong on Friday scripted history, becoming the first player in the Women's Premier League to bag a hat-trick.

Wong achieved this feat against UP Warriorz in the Eliminator match at the DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai.

After removing Alyssa Healy (11) early and getting rid of an on-song Kiran Navgire (43), Wong cleaned up Simran Sheikh (0) and Sophie Ecclestone (0) to take a wicket each on the second, third and the fourth deliveries of her third over. 

The medium pacer dismissed the three batters in the 13th over to set a record in the WPL

Wong first had Navgire lob a simple catch to Nat Sciver-Brunt.

The next ball saw Wong produce a stunner to bowl out Simran Shaikh for 0. Subsequently Sophie Ecclestone fell for a duck, handing Wong a hat-trick.

Wong finished with figures of 4/15.

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