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Who is Issy Wong, Became the first player to take a hat-trick in WPL

By Kaif - March 25, 2023 - Last updated on Mar 25, 2023 11:22 AM
Who is Issy Wong, Became the first player to take a hat-trick in WPL

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Who is Issy Wong, Became the first player to take a hat-trick in WPL

WPL: Mumbai Indians beat UP Warriors by 72 runs in the Eliminator match of Women's Premier League. With this victory, he made it to the finals. He will now face Delhi Capitals at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai in the title match on 26 March. UP Warriors have won the toss and decided to bowl first. Mumbai scored 182 runs for four wickets in 20 overs. In response, the UP team was reduced to 110 runs in 17.4 overs.

First player to take a hat trick in WPL

Issy Wong becomes the first player to take a hat-trick in WPL, Issy Wong creates history in the Women's Premier League. He took a hat-trick in the Eliminator match against UP Warriors. She is the first bowler in this tournament to do so. Wong gave Mumbai a big breakthrough by dismissing Kiran Navagire on the second ball of the 13th over. Navagire was becoming a threat to the team. He scored 43 runs off 27 balls. During this, he hit four fours and three sixes. Navagiro was caught by Natalie Siever. After his dismissal, Issy Wong clean-bowled Simran Sheikh on the third ball. He then completed his hat-trick by clean bowling Sophie Ecclestone on the fourth ball.

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Who is Issy Wong

Issy Wong, a right-arm fast bowler, plays international cricket for England. Wong, 20, is also the youngest overseas player to play in the Women's Premier League 2023. Wong was born in Chelsea, England. His mother is a freelance writer for cricket. And the father is of Hong Kong origin.

Two of Wong's great uncles have played international cricket for the Hong Kong men's team. One of them, Donald Anderson, was a lieutenant in the Hong Kong Defense Force. He was shot by a Japanese sniper during the Battle of Hong Kong in 1941.

Isi Wong's great-grandmother Phyllis Nolasco da Silva recruited and ran a World War II network of spies in southern China for British Military Intelligence. After the war he was awarded the King's Medal for Service in the Cause of Freedom, the United Kingdom's highest civilian wartime award.

Issy Wong has so far played 1 Test, 3 ODIs and 9 T20 Internationals for England. In this, he has 3, 4 and 7 wickets respectively. In this WPL for Mumbai Indians, he has taken 12 wickets in 9 matches. He is the highest wicket taker in the league.

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