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Suzie Bates

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

AGE
31
HEIGHT
173CM
BORN

COUNTRY

New Zealand

New Zealand
STATE

SA

SA
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.

Defiant Bates boosts Strikers

Strikers skipper Suzie Bates played a lone hand, scoring an unbeaten 79 from just 60 deliveries against the Thunder in Hobart


2:09 Suzie-Bates-inns-HLs-still

Bates strikes quickfire fifty for Adelaide

Strikers skipper Suzie Bates continued her strong form in the WBBL, scoring a half-century against the Renegades in Melbourne


0:42

Bates goes bang, bang, BANG!

Suzie Bates was in outstanding form again for the Strikers against the Renegades and she claims the CommBank Play of the Match for this string of boundaries


NZ's new T20 record lasts just three hours

England and New Zealand hammer South Africa on record-breaking day in Taunton


Strikers have 'nothing to lose' in semi: Bates

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