Ashleigh Gardener Biography: Age, Height, Early Life, Professional Life, Facts & Net Worth -

Ashleigh Gardener Biography: Age, Height, Early Life, Professional Life, Facts & Net Worth

Ashleigh Gardener is a cricketer who represents the Australian women’s cricket team, the New South Wales breakers in the women’s National Cricket League and Sydney Sixers in the Australian women’s Big bash League. In 2017, she became the first-ever indigenous Australian women to play in a cricket world cup, when she represented her country playing against Pakistan.

Early Life & Journey

Ashleigh Gardener was born on 15th April 1997 in Adelaide, South Australia. Gardener is an all rounder who has the capability to hit the cricket ball hard and at the same time have an impact on the game with the ball in her hand. She has impressed everyone right from the start of her playing days.

During Cricket Australia’s under 18 championships in 2015, she topped the run scoring chart and also led the New South Wales to the title. In doing so she also rightfully won the player of the championship award.

She has also won the player of the tournament award at in Impraja Cup 2015. Since then, she has continued to impress everyone with her performance at the domestic level and as a result, was soon named in the Australian national team to play against New Zealand. In 2017 she made her T20 and ODI debut against New Zealand.

In the initial stage of her career, she was a middle-order batsman but with time she has transformed herself into a useful middle-order all-rounder who can bowl off-break. She is not just bits and pieces all-rounder rather she is more of a useful batsman who can chip in with the bowl at crucial situations. She gives the Australian team an extra edge.

She has represented Australia at the 2017 world cup and ever since her debut she has been a regular member of the squad. She has different shots in her arsenal and her ability to strike the ball hard is something that benefits the Australian team and will also be useful for them in the future.

In April 2018 she was awarded a national contract and in the following year, she was able to retain a contract with her performances. In 2019 June, she was named in the Australian team for their tour to England to contest the women’s Ashes during which she made her test debut for Australia.

At the age of 22, she is already a great asset for the Australian national women’s cricket team and with a lot of cricket ahead of her, she will be a great asset for the Australian team in the future.

Cricket & Stats

Test Debut: vs England Women at Taunton, Jul 18-21, 2019

ODI Debut: vs New Zealand Women at Mount Maunganui, Mar 2, 2017

T20I Debut: vs England Women at North Sound, Nov 24, 2018

She has represented the Australian women’s cricket team in one test match picking up one wicket with an economy of 2 and an average of 36. She has scored 12 runs in the test match with an average of 12.

She has represented Australia in thirty-one one-day internationals picking up 38 wickets with an economy of 4.06 and an average of 25.7. Her best bowling figure in ODI is 3 wickets for 28 runs. With the bat, she has scored 342 runs at an average of 21.4. She has a high score of 62 not out and a strike rate of 119.6.

She has represented Australia in 29 T20 internationals picking up 23 wickets with an economy of 6.53 and an average of 18.7. Her best bowling spell in T20 is 3 wickets for 22 runs. With the bat in her hand, she has managed to score 400 runs at an average of 19 and a strike rate of 132. She has a high score of 63 not out in T20 internationals.

She has played 75 matches in the women’s Big bash League scoring in 1586 runs with the highest score of 114 and has picked up 29 wickets in the league with her best bowling figures being two wickets for 7 runs.

Ashleigh Gardener

BioData

Name: Ashleigh Gardner

Date of Birth: January 15, 1993

Age: 26 Years

Birth Place: Adelaide, South Australia

Nationality: Australia

Sports: Cricket

Role: Bowler

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak

Test Debut: vs England Women at Taunton, Jul 18-21, 2019

ODI Debut: vs New Zealand Women at Mount Maunganui, Mar 2, 2017

T20I Debut: vs England Women at North Sound, Nov 24, 2018

Major Teams: Australia A Women, Australia Women, Northern Districts Women, Sydney Sixers Women

Domestic Teams:

New South Wales Breakers (2015-present)

Sydney Sixers (2015-present)

Northern Spirit (2015-16)

Relationships

Marital Status: Married

Spouse: Bridget Patterson

 

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