Ashton Turner

Ashton Turner

Australia|middle-order batsman
Ashton Turner

INTL CAREER: 2017 - 2020

Full Name

Ashton James Turner


January 25, 1993, Perth


28y 77d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

Playing Role

Middle order batsman


Ashton Turner announced himself on the world stage when he made 84 not out from 43 balls in his second ODI to help Australia chase a record 359 in Mohali against India in 2019. The tall, powerful right-hander, who mixes clearing the rope with deft placement and brilliant running between the wickets, has made a habit of chasing unlikely totals as a middle order specialist in the BBL for the Perth Scorchers. Rajasthan Royals bought him for the 2019 IPL on the back of those performances. He has also shown his leadership qualities standing in as captain for the Scorchers and Western Australia.

Despite his heroics in Mohali, he did not play a single game on the following five-match ODI tour of the UAE and missed selection in the 2019 World Cup squad. Significant right shoulder issues have restricted his throwing ability in the field and he has scarcely bowled since 2017 despite initially developing as an offspinning allrounder in his early years in first-class cricket.

A highly-regarded player who came through the junior pathways and played in the 2012 Under-19 World Cup, Turner made his first-class debut in elite company in 2013, when he was in England playing club cricket and was called into Australia's XI in a tour match against Sussex. He enjoyed a breakout summer in 2016-17, which culminated in a call-up to Australia's T20 side to play against Sri Lanka in February 2017. Earlier in the season he had scored his maiden first-class century against Tasmania and followed that two matches later with another hundred against Queensland.
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Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
List A43418104084*31.51109894.71068929150
List A431835434362/262/2657.165.8159.00000
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Recent Matches - Player

West Aust vs NSW1--11-Apr-2021SydneyList A
West Aust vs Tasmania20--08-Apr-2021PerthList A
Scorchers vs Sixers11--06-Feb-2021SydneyT20
Scorchers vs Heat----04-Feb-2021CanberraT20
Scorchers vs Sixers330/1130-Jan-2021CanberraT20


Ashton Turner launched five sixes in his innings
Ashton Turner was run out during Perth's innings
Ashton Turner struck a 45-ball fifty following recovery from shoulder surgery
Ashton Turner fails to hold on to a skier
Ashton Turner has linked up with the Royals
Ashton Turner connects with one over midwicket