Saika Ishaque is the leading wicket-taker and owner of the purple cap in WPL 2023. He took 12 wickets with an economy of 5.85. She becomes a trump card for Mumbai Indians and become a very crucial player for the team. In this article, we will discuss 3 magical moments of Saika Ishaque in WPL:
Saika Ishaque (3.1-1-11-4) was just unplayable in #MIvGG match. 🌟
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Saika Ishaque 4/11 vs Gujarat Giants
Saika Ishaque destroyed the batting lineup of Gujarat Giants in the 1st match of WPL 2023. She took 4 wickets by giving 11 runs and restricted the Giants to 64 runs. She bowled with an economy of 3.47. She destroyed the middle order of the opposition and took the wickets of Annabel Sutherland and G Wareham.
Saika Ishaque 3/13 vs Delhi Capitals
Saika Ishaque’s 2nd best performance was against Delhi Capitals in the tournament. She took 3 wickets by giving 13 runs. She bowled with an economy of 4.33. She got wickets from the strongest batsman of the opposition like Meg Lanning, Shefali Verma, and Jeminah Rodrigues. Her stunning spell helped Mumbai restrict Delhi to a 105 score. In the end, Mumbai won the match by 8 wickets.
Saika Ishaque 3/33 vs Gujarat Giants
Saika Ishaque’s 3rd best spell in the women’s IPL is 3/33 against Gujarat Giants. She bowled with an economy of 6.33 and got wickets from important batsmen of opposition like Alyssa Healy, Devika Vaidya, and Tahlia McGrath. She broke the 90 runs partnership between Healy and McGrath which shift the momentum to the Mumbai Indians side.