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The Ashes, Australia: David Warner’s daughter bats a cricket ball


David Warner’s daughter, five, follows in her father’s footsteps as she takes to the crease and bats a cricket ball after Australia’s Ashes victory










David Warner has made an applaudable effort batting against England in The Ashes.

And the Australian cricketer’s daughter Indi followed in her father’s footsteps on Wednesday when she took her turn at the crease at the MCG.

David, 35, filmed the five-year-old hitting the ball with her bat after it was bowled towards her, and later shared the footage on Twitter.

Like father, like daughter: David Warner’s daughter Indi, five, followed in her father’s footsteps on Wednesday by taking to the crease and batting a cricket ball after Australia’s Ashes victory

‘Indi having her first hit at the MCG,’ David captioned the post.  

After hitting the ball, Indi quickly took off and ran down the pitch. 

David’s Twitter followers were impressed by Indi’s superb batting skills.

'Indi having her first hit at the MCG': David, 35, filmed the five-year-old hitting the ball with her bat after it was bowled towards her, and later shared the footage to Twitter

‘Indi having her first hit at the MCG’: David, 35, filmed the five-year-old hitting the ball with her bat after it was bowled towards her, and later shared the footage to Twitter

‘Rips out a monster pull shot! This is great that the kids get time with mums and dads and be able to almost have a go to work with parent day,’ commented one fan. 

Others took the opportunity to poke fun at England’s dismal performance against Australia in The Ashes.

‘She is much better than the visitors who have come to play,’ one fan tweeted.

‘They’d put up more of a fight that England are at the moment,’ said another.

'Rips out a monster pull shot!': David's followers were impressed by Indi's superb batting skills

‘Rips out a monster pull shot!’: David’s followers were impressed by Indi’s superb batting skills

Australia has retained the Ashes after England were defeated in humiliating style on the third morning at the MCG.

England were all out for 68, which is the side’s lowest total in Australia since March 1904, when they made 61, also at Melbourne. 

The side lost by an innings and 14 runs and has given Australia a 3-0 lead.

The fourth Test at Sydney is due to commence next week. 

Demolished: Australia has retained the Ashes after England were defeated in humiliating style on the third morning at the MCG

Demolished: Australia has retained the Ashes after England were defeated in humiliating style on the third morning at the MCG

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