This season of the Women’s Premier League might not have gone the Gujarat Giants would have wanted, but it was still an exciting one with many excellent performances on the field. Earlier, we highlighted the best batting performances of Season 2, and now it’s time to look at the standout bowling moments. Let’s dive in!

Tanuja Kanwer - 2/21 vs Mumbai Indians

The first time we played against Mumbai Indians was challenging for us with the bat, but Tanuja Kanwer gave a commendable performance with the ball. Defending a total of 126-9, Kanwer took 2 wickets for 21 runs in her 4 overs, giving us a fighting chance, although Mumbai Indians eventually won the match.

Meghna Singh - 4/37 vs Delhi Capitals

Meghna Singh, our right-arm pacer, delivered a fantastic performance against Delhi Capitals. After losing three consecutive games, we needed a strong start with the ball. Meghna dismissed Shafali Verma and Alice Capsey early on, and later took the wickets of Meg Lanning and Radha Yadav, ending with figures of 4/37. Despite her efforts, Delhi Capitals defended their total of 163.

Ashleigh Gardner - 2/23 vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru

We celebrated our first win of the tournament against Royal Challengers Bengaluru in Delhi, thanks to Ashleigh Gardner's superb bowling. With 199 to defend after fifties from Laura Wolvaardt and Beth Mooney, Gardner opened the bowling and dismissed Smriti Mandhana early. She later took the wicket of Richa Ghosh, helping us secure a 19-run victory despite a late fightback from Georgia Wareham.

Shabnam Shakil - 3/21 vs UP Warriorz

Our star 16-year old pacer Shabnam Shakil shone brightly in the match against UP Warriorz. Defending a modest total, Shabnam dismantled their top order with a brilliant spell. She took the key wickets of Alyssa Healy, Chamari Athapaththu, and Shweta Sehrawat, reducing UP Warriorz to 35 for 5 and leading us to a crucial win.

Tanuja Kanwer - 2/20 vs Delhi Capitals

Tanuja Kanwer had an impressive season and showcased her skills in the final game against Delhi Capitals. Defending a low total of 126, Kanwer bowled economically, taking 2 wickets for 20 runs in her 4 overs, including a maiden. Although Delhi Capitals chased down the target comfortably, Kanwer's performance stood out.