AUS vs WI: Australian player who returned after defeating Corona did worse than Indo-Pak with West Indies!
He made such a lethal performance against the West Indies, as he had not done with India in 2018 and before that with Pakistan in 2017.
Ashley Gardner made career best performance against West Indies
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ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 (ICC Women’s World Cup 2022) in Australia (Australia) against West Indies (West Indies) The batting proved to be foolish. His batsmen were in a hurry to return to the pavilion instead of settling on the wicket. And, this did not happen on his own wish, but it was the result of the will of the Australian players. He wanted to wrap them up as quickly as possible and did so. The entire team of West Indies was all out after scoring 131 runs in 45.5 overs. The role of the Australian bowlers was the most important in dealing with the Caribbean team. But, the havoc wreaked havoc on him the most, which hunted West Indies captain Stephanie Taylor, who was playing with a half-century. And, the one who returned after defeating Corona.
If Alyssa Perry trapped the West Indies’ top order in her net, then Ashley Gardner did the work of breaking her backbone, that is, the middle order. Gardner got corona just before the start of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2022. Due to which she could not play in the first two matches. But he made a comeback from the last and third match played against New Zealand. The match against West Indies is his second match in the tournament. And, in this he did such a lethal performance with the ball, as he did not with India in 2018 and before that with Pakistan in 2017.
Best performance from Indo-Pak against West Indies
Now you must be thinking that what did they wreak such havoc. So that havoc of the 24-year-old Gardner is the figure of her best bowling in women’s ODIs. She bowled the best of her career in the ODI match against West Indies. Gardner took 3 wickets giving 25 runs with 1 maiden in 10 overs.
Australian all-rounder Gardner’s best performance with the ball before this was against Pakistan, when he took 3 wickets in 9 overs giving 28 runs in 9 overs with 2 maidens. At the same time, in the year 2018 against India, Gardner took 3 wickets for 39 runs in 8 overs.
Before the West Indies, the performance against New Zealand was also bang
Ashley Gardner’s career best bowling resulted in the West Indies’ team scoring only 131 runs. Earlier in the match against New Zealand, he wreaked havoc with the bat. Then he played an unbeaten innings of 48 runs off 18 balls at a strike rate of 266.66 and laid the foundation for the team’s victory. He had scored 4 fours and 4 sixes in the innings played by New Zealand. Apart from this, 2 wickets were also taken with the ball. This performance shows how important they are to the Australian team.
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