As 2023 comes to an end, The Roar is reflecting on the top moments in cricket this year. Let’s take a look back at 11 of the most memorable moments from the past 12 months.

11. Aussies win women’s T20 World Cup: The Australian women’s cricket team emerged victorious in the T20 World Cup, defeating the host nation in the final and securing the title once again.

10. England lose by one run to NZ after enforcing follow on: England faced a significant setback when they enforced a follow-on against New Zealand, only to suffer a loss by one run after the Kiwis staged an impressive comeback in the second innings.

9. Ash Gardner takes 12 wickets in Women’s Ashes Test win: Ash Gardner’s standout performance in the Women’s Ashes Test saw her claim 12 wickets, leading Australia to a victory against their opponents.

8. NZ beat Sri Lanka by centimeters: New Zealand clinched a close victory against Sri Lanka, narrowly avoiding a run-out attempt in the final ball of the Test match.

7. Aussies win WTC final: The Australian men’s team made history by winning their first World Test Championship trophy, defeating India in the final and showcasing an impressive performance.

6. Aussies collapse to lose Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Delhi: Australia suffered a dramatic batting collapse in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, leading to a significant loss in the series.

5. Angelo Mathews timed out: A notable moment in the World Cup occurred when Angelo Mathews was dismissed timed out, sparking controversy and debate in the cricket community.

4. Head explodes as Aussies win WC final: Australia emerged victorious in the men’s ODI World Cup final, thanks to Travis Head’s exceptional century that secured their win over India.

3. Maxwell monsters Afghanistan on one leg: Australia faced a challenging match against Afghanistan, but Glenn Maxwell’s remarkable performance led them to victory in what is considered one of the greatest ODI knocks in cricket history.

2. Lord’s members lose their cool: Unprecedented scenes unfolded at Lord’s when MCC members directed abusive behavior towards Australian players, resulting in suspensions and an apology from the MCC.

1. JM Bairstow. Stumped AT Carey, bowled CD Green 10: A controversial dismissal of Bairstow sparked global debate, with the incident having a significant impact on the outcome of the series between Australia and England.

Which of these moments was your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

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