Saika Ishaque is an Indian cricketer who has played in many BCCI tournaments. She has represented Bengal state, India A team, and was auctioned off to Mumbai Indians during the 2023 WPL auction.
Saika Ishaque Personal Life
Saika Ishaque was born on Sunday, 8 October 1995 (age 28 years; as of 2023) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Her zodiac sign is Libra. She started playing cricket during her childhood. She trained under former Bengal cricketer Shiv Sagar Singh in 2022.
Saika’s coach and mentor is Shiv Sagar Singh, who has helped her hone her skills and reach new heights in her career. As a left-handed batter and left-arm orthodox spinner, Saika is a valuable asset to any team she plays for. Her agility, quick reflexes, and strategic thinking make her a formidable opponent on the field.
She played for Kalighat Cricket Club. She played for the Bengal under-19 team and competed in various tournaments. She played in the under-23 Bengal team and won the BCCI’s under-23 ODI tournament.
She played for the Trailblazers team in the Women’s T20 Challenge Tournament in 2022. She played for India Green Women, India A and India D teams in the Senior Women’s ODI tournament and T20 tournament. In a match in the Senior T20 tournament, she was playing for Bengal and dismissed Indian batsman Yashika Bhatia and Harmanpreet Kaur in two consecutive deliveries, who were playing for Punjab, which made her popular.
In the 2023 auction for the Women’s Premier League (WPL), she was acquired by Mumbai Indians for the base price of Rs10 lakh.
|MI Women vs GG Women||—||4/11||04-Mar-2023||DY Patil||OTHERT20|
|India A vs India D||—||1/30||26-Nov-2022||Raipur||OTHERT20|
|India A vs India D||—||2/8||24-Nov-2022||Raipur||OTHERT20|
|IND-W D vs India A||0||0/29||09-Dec-2021||Mulapadu||OTHEROD|
|IND-W D vs India A||4*||2/31||07-Dec-2021||Mulapadu||OTHEROD|
Saika Ishaque Physical Stats
In terms of physical stats, Saika stands at 165 cm (5’5″) tall and weighs around 50 kg (110 lbs). She has black eyes, black hair, and a tattoo on her right wrist. Saika’s zodiac sign is Libra, and she is an Indian national who calls Kolkata her hometown.
Saika Ishaque Family & Husband
Saika is an unmarried individual whose family details are not publicly known. However, she has shared glimpses of her childhood with her parents and siblings through social media, giving fans a peek into her personal life.
Saika Ishaque Net Worth
According to various online resources, the net worth of Saika Ishaque is estimated around $35K dollars which is 30 lakhs in Indian Currency.
She also got an WPL contract of 10 Lakhs from Mumbai Indians in WPL 2023.
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Know Some Interesting Facts About Saika Ishaque
- She bats left-handed and bowls left-arm orthodox spin.
- She is a very agile fielder and considers fielding an important aspect of the game. She also played as a wicketkeeper during the under-23 tournament in 2016.
- She became famous after playing a match in the Senior Women’s T20 tournament against Punjab. She was playing for Bengal and dismissed Indian players Harmanpreet Kaur and Yashika Bhatia in consecutive deliveries.
- Mumbai Indians acquired her at her base price of Rs10 lakhs during the auction for the 2023 Women’s Premier League.
- She has also played as a wicket keeper for the under-23 Bengal team during a tournament in 2016. She is considered a quick fielder.
- She likes to drive motorcycles.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 165 cm|
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 50 kg|
in pounds– 110 lbs
|Domestic/State Team||• Kalighat Cricket Club|
• Under-19 Bengal
• Under-23 Bengal
• India Green
• India A
• India D
• Mumbai Indians
|Coach/Mentor||Shiv Sagar Singh|
|Batting Style||Left-handed batter|
|Bowling Style||Left-arm orthodox spin|
|Date of Birth||8 October 1995 (Sunday)|
|Age (as of 2022)||27 Years|
|Birthplace||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Hometown||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Tattoo||Tattoo on right wrist|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Names not known|
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