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Suzie Bates

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

AGE
29
HEIGHT
173CM
BORN

COUNTRY

New Zealand

New Zealand
STATE

WA

WA
LOCAL CLUB

Midland-Guildford

Bio

New Zealand international Bates is a highly-accomplished player who won the 2013 ICC ODI Women's Cricketer of the Year. She joined the WA set-up with the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury in 2012-13. Bates debuted for New Zealand in 2006 and was part of the side which reached the final of the 2009 Women's World Cup. 

During that tournament, Bates took 4-7 in a group game against South Africa and hit a New Zealand record 168 off 105 balls against Pakistan in the Super Sixes. Bates also represented her country in basketball at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but fully committed to cricket in 2011 when given the national team captaincy. She shone in 2013, winning the ICC Women's World Cup Player of the Tournament, after top scoring.

'We were 15-20 runs short': Bates

White Ferns skipper Suzie Bates said her side's total of 9-270 was slightly below par, costing them victory against the Southern Stars in the deciding ODI


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Blackwell goes full-length to remove Kiwi skipper

Southern Stars vice-captain Alex Blackwell was at full-stretch to hang on to this terrific catch to send White Ferns skipper Suzie Bates on her way for 27


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Bates pinching herself after Stars collapse

New Zealand captain Suzie Bates praises her bowlers Lea Tahuhu and Holly Huddleston after their T20 series victory over the Southern Stars


Women's World Cup preview: New Zealand

Australia's rivals from across the ditch loom as serious contenders for the top prize


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Have to make every game count: Lanning

The bigger picture of an upcoming World Cup sets the scene for a riveting trans-Tasman series


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Sixers crowned WBBL|02 champions

A terrific display with the ball has delivered the Sixers their maiden WBBL trophy