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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 have to make every game count: Lanning

Australia captain Meg Lanning and NZ counterpart Suzie Bates chat about the upcoming T20 and ODI series


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Bates notches up another fifty

Perth Scorchers skipper Suzie Bates scored an entertaining half-century in her team's 12 run loss to ladder leaders Sydney Sixers at Hurstville Oval


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Match Highlights: Sixers outmuscle the Scorchers

Sydney Sixers climb to the top of the WBBL|02 ladder after defeating the Perth Scorchers by 12 runs thanks to a blistering knock by Ashleigh Gardner.


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


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WBBL|02 Final run-up: Scorchers v Sixers

The Sydney Sixers and Perth Scorchers will face off at the WACA on Saturday in the final of this summer’s Rebel Women’s Big Bash League