‘ left-arm spinner Saika Ishaque at the moment leads the record of Girls’s Premier League (WPL) wicket-takers with 9 wickets in her kitty, and it has left England pacer Kate Cross mighty impressed.
“She’s jumped considerably forward of Hayley Matthews, her teammate. She bowls stump-to-stump, and she modifies the angles at which she bowls. She bowled with the cap and I do not assume she desires to take it off,” Kate was quoted as saying by Sports18 and JioCinema.
WPL 2023: Dominant Mumbai Indians register third consecutive win
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<p>Mumbai Indians produced a scientific efficiency to thrash Delhi Capitals by eight wickets within the seventh match of the Girls’s Premier League 2023 on Thursday.</p>
<p>This was Mumbai’s third consecutive victory within the league. <br /></p>
<p>Mumbai Indians are on the high of the desk with six factors. <br /></p>
<p>However, Delhi Capitals suffered their first loss and are on the second place with 4 factors.<br /></p>
<p>Driving on good bowling performances from Issy Wong (3/10), Saika Ishaque (3/13) and Hayley Matthews (3/19), Mumbai Indians bowled out Delhi Capitals for 105 in 18 overs.<br /></p>
<p>Issy, Saika and Hayley stored choosing essential wickets for Mumbai at common intervals as solely two Delhi batters Meg Lanning (43 off 41) and Jemimah Rodrigues (25 off 18) confirmed some combat.<br /></p>
<p>In reply, opener Yastika Bhatia performed a high quality knock (41 off 32) for Mumbai Indians earlier than getting out within the ninth over. <br /></p>
<p>Yastika’s knock was studded with 8 boundaries<br /></p>
<p>Thereafter, Delhi Capitals eliminated one other opener Hayley Matthews (32 of 31) within the twelfth over nevertheless it was not sufficient as Nat Sciver-Brunt (23 not out) and Harmanpreet Kaur (11) performed some adventurous pictures to maintain the score-board shifting.<br /></p>
<p>Nat Sciver and Harmanpreet stitched a quickfire stand of 32 runs for the third wicket as Mumbai Indians chased down the goal in 15 overs with eight wickets in hand.<br /></p>
Saika has grabbed the chance that WPL has given to the gamers, particularly those that are uncapped, to showcase their expertise.
On Thursday, within the match between MI and Delhi Capitals, Saika took out Shafali Verma, Meg Lanning and Jemimah Rodrigues in a game-changing spell to set the bottom for an eight-wicket victory for Mumbai Indians.
“She’s been an actual discover for this event and it is nice for her (captain Harmanpreet Kaur) to have gamers like that to throw the ball to her as a result of she will discover the breakthrough and T20 cricket is all about taking wickets,” stated Kate.
Kate additionally felt that Mumbai, the one undefeated facet within the competitors, are a agency contender for the title now.
“Mumbai have been completely formidable. They give the impression of being full in each single division. They dropped a couple of catches early and that is the one factor you’ll be able to say about tonight that they did not get good. They have been an excellent crew to look at. Who’ll catch them? I’m not too certain.”
(With company inputs)