Ashleigh Gardner is an Australian cricketer who currently plays for the national women’s team. In 2015, Ashleigh made her WNCL debut for New South Wales in the 2015–16 season.
Ashleigh Gardner Personal Life
Ashleigh was born on 15th April 1997 in Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia to Jim Gardner and Katherine Goodwin. She has a brother Aaron Gardner.
Ashleigh Gardner Career
In 2015, Ashleigh made her WNCL debut for New South Wales in the 2015–16 season. In the same year, she joined the Sydney Sixers for the inaugural WBBL season.
On 17th February 2017, she made her Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) debut against New Zealand. On 2nd March 2017, she made her Women’s One Day International (WODI) against New Zealand.
In June 2017, she became the first Indigenous Australian woman to appear in a cricket World Cup, playing against the West Indies in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup.
On 18th July 2019, she made her Test debut in the 2019 Women’s Ashes.
In 2022, she was selected for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. She made a strong start to the Commonwealth Games, scoring 52 not out of 35 balls against India.
In February 2023, she was bought by Gujarat Giants for ₹3.2 crores, in the inaugural WPL auction.
Batting & Fielding
Ashleigh Gardner Relationship
In the past, she was dating Monica Wright but later they separated their paths. In 2021, she began dating Bridget Patterson.
Ashleigh Gardner Education
She has completed her schooling at Picnic Point High School, New South Wales, Australia. There is not much information available about her education on internet.
Ashleigh Gardner Net Worth
According to various online sources, her net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million. She earns via the WBBL, Australian Cricket Board, endorsements, advertisements, and other domestic tournaments.
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Ashleigh Gardner Wiki/Bio
|Full name||Ashleigh Katherine Gardner|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 173 cm|
in meters– 1.73 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 8”
|Eye Colour||Moss Green|
|International Debut||ODI-on 2 March 2017 against New Zealand at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui during the 2016–17 Rose Bowl series|
Test– on 18 July 2019, against England at the County Ground, Taunton during the 2019 Women’s Ashes
T20– on 17 February 2017 against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia during New Zealand Women tour of Australia
|Jersey Number||# 63 (Australia Women)|
#6 (Sydney Sixers)
|Domestic/State Team||• New South Wales (2015–2017, 2018–present)|
• Sydney Sixers (2015–present)
• Northern Districts (2015–16)
• South Australia (2017–18)
• Gujarat Giants (franchise team) (2023)
|Batting Style||Right-hand Bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-spin|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||Team|
• Women’s Cricket World Cup champion (2022)
• ICC Women’s T20 World Cup champion (2018, 2020)
• Commonwealth Games champion (2022)
• Women’s National Cricket League champion (2016–17, 2018–19)
• Women’s Big Bash League champion (2016–17, 2017–18)Individual
• ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Player of the Final (2018)
• Belinda Clark Award winner (2022)
• WBBL Player of the Tournament (2022–23)
• WBBL Young Gun Award winner (2016–17)
• ICC Women’s Player of the Month for December 2022
|Date of Birth||15 April 1997|
|Birthplace||Kogarah, a suburb of Southern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Hometown||Sydney, New South Wales Australia|
|School||Picnic Point High School, New South Wales, Australia|
|Ethnicity||Ashleigh Gardner is an Aboriginal Australian. Gardner’s mother, Katherine, is a Muruwari woman hailing from North-Western New South Wales.|
|Tattoo(s)||• Roman numerals “LXIV • LXX • XCIV” (64 • 70 • 94) inked on the side of her left bicep|
• A tattoo on the inside of her right bicep
• A bunch of flowers tattoo along with “Muruwari” inked on her left arm
• A tattoo on the backside of her left arm
|Relationships & More|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Monica Wright (2021-Present)|
• Bridget Patterson
|Parents||Father– Jim Gardner|
Mother– Katherine Goodwin (or Kate Goodwin)
|Siblings||Brother– Aaron Gardner|
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