|Full name||Ashleigh Katherine Gardner|
|Born||15 April 1997|
Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
|Bowling||Right-arm off break|
|Test debut (cap 174)||18 July 2019 v England|
|Last Test||27 January 2022 v England|
|ODI debut (cap 134)||2 March 2017 v New Zealand|
|Last ODI||16 July 2022 v Pakistan|
|ODI shirt no.||63|
|T20I debut (cap 44)||17 February 2017 v New Zealand|
|Last T20I||7 August 2022 v India|
|T20I shirt no.||63|
|Domestic team information|
|2015/16–2016/17, 2018/19–present||New South Wales|
|2015/16–present||Sydney Sixers (squad no. 6)|
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 7 August 2022
Ashleigh Katherine Gardner (born 15 April 1997) is an Australian international cricketer who plays as an all-rounder. She is a right-handed batter and right-arm off break bowler. She is a regular for Australia and plays for New South Wales Breakers in the Women's National Cricket League and Sydney Sixers in the Women's Big Bash League.
Gardner played for Australia in the Women's Ashes. In the first ODI she took three wickets in the first innings, then combined with Alex Blackwell in the second innings for a 39 run partnership from just 29 balls. She hit two sixes in her innings and, though she was dismissed after only 18 balls, she had put Australia in a position where they only needed two runs from the final over.
In April 2018, she was one of the fourteen players to be awarded a national contract for the 2018–19 season by Cricket Australia. In October 2018, she was named in Australia's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies. Ahead of the tournament, she was named as the player to watch in the team. In November 2018, she was named in the Sydney Sixers' squad for the 2018–19 Women's Big Bash League season.
In April 2019, Cricket Australia awarded her with a contract ahead of the 2019–20 season. In June 2019, Cricket Australia named her in Australia's team for their tour to England to contest the Women's Ashes. She made her Test debut for Australia against England women on 18 July 2019. In January 2020, she was named in Australia's squad for the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia.
In January 2022, Gardner was named in Australia's squad for their series against England to contest the Women's Ashes. Later the same month, she was named in Australia's team for the 2022 Women's Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. In May 2022, Gardner was named in Australia's team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
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