Western Australia emerged victorious in the final of the Marsh One-Day Cup final against South Australia on March 8 at the WACA Ground in Perth. However, it was Ashton Turner’s five-year-old daughter, Billie, who stole the show during the post-match victory photoshoot.
Billie’s Delightful Appearance
During the post-match presentation ceremony, Turner spoke about his team’s outstanding performance in the Marsh Cup. Suddenly, his daughter Billie made a surprise appearance and was seen looking delighted while admiring the beautiful Marsh Cup trophy and her reflection in it.
After the ceremony, Turner and his team headed for the victory photoshoot. Billie once again made a surprise appearance and stole the limelight. Instead of shooing her away, Turner decided to hide her under the table to keep her out of the pictures and let his team take center stage.
Ashton Turner’s Daughter Steals the Show Hilarious Video Goes Viral
Cricket Australia shared the video of this adorable incident on their official Instagram account, and it quickly went viral. Fans found the video endearing, and it garnered massive attention on social media platforms. The video has already received more than 42k likes on Instagram, with fans expressing their admiration for Turner’s fatherly instincts.
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Too cute! 🥰
Dad Ashton Turner may have just won back-to-back Marsh Cups, but five-year-old daughter Billie took centre stage at the post-match presentation! #IWD #IWD23 #MarshCup pic.twitter.com/MrmcgaaC7q
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) March 8, 2023
Meanwhile, Ashton Turner’s Western Australia claimed their 16th title by defeating Jake Lehmann’s South Australia by a massive 181 runs. Western Australia posted a record-equalling target of 7/387, matching their own one-day domestic record.
Josh Inglis and Cameron Bancroft were instrumental in helping Western Australia post the mammoth total, with Inglis scoring 138 runs off 110 balls and Bancroft amassing 90 runs off 112 balls.
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In response to the massive target, South Australia started well, with openers Kelvin Smith and Henry Hunt forming a solid 84-run partnership. However, the South Australian batting lineup struggled under pressure, and they were eventually bowled out for a total of 206 runs. Left-arm spinner Ashton Agar took a crucial five-wicket haul to help Western Australia secure the major victory.