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Ashleigh Gardner criticises Cricket Australia’s decision to play on 26 January

  • Australia meet Pakistan in T20 international on Thursday
  • ‘Doesn’t sit well with me,’ says Indigenous all-rounder

National team star and Muruwari woman Ashleigh Gardner has criticised Cricket Australia’s decision to schedule a T20 match against Pakistan for 26 January.

The second Indigenous woman to play Test cricket for Australia, Gardner said the day the first fleet arrived in Australia in 1788 was a “day of hurt and a day of mourning” for Indigenous Australians and that playing a fixture on that date did not sit well with her.

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