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    #1

    'They have better bats now. Their performance will only get better'.

    'They have better bats now. Their performance will only get better'.

    Here performance could also mean bats. So, please change the structure of the sentence to remove the ambiguity.
    Also please give me insights into how to tackle such scenarios.

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    #2

    Re: 'They have better bats now. Their performance will only get better'.

    They have better bats now and will perform better.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: 'They have better bats now. Their performance will only get better'.

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    'They have better bats now. Their performance will only get better'.
    Most native speakers would take it that the 'their' was a reference to 'they', not to the bats.

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    #4

    Re: 'They have better bats now. Their performance will only get better'.

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    'They have better bats now. Their performance will only get better'.
    Substituting "The players" for "they", we have:

    The players have better bats now. The players' performance will only get better. [There's a logical connection between the two sentences.]
    or
    The players have better bats now. The bats' performance will only get better. [There's no logical connection between the two sentences.]

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    please change the structure of the sentences to remove the ambiguity.
    Their performance will only get better as they have better bats now.

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    #5

    Re: 'They have better bats now. Their performance will only get better'.

    The players' performance will improve now they have better bats.

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