Suzie Bates


Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium


Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium



New Zealand

New Zealand





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.

Bates brilliant in Red Centre

Suzie Bates put in another player-of-the-match performance in Alice Springs, batting well and claiming two wickets in a miserly bowling display

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Bates' safe hands secure one-run win

Strikers captain Suzie Bates secured a thrilling win for her team against the Renegades on the final ball of the day

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Bates brings up hundred in style

Strikers captain Suzie Bates brought up her ton with a boundary in Adelaide, completing the fourth century in Rebel Women's Big Bash history

Strikers have 'nothing to lose' in semi: Bates

The Adelaide Strikers are ready to tackle top team Sydney Sixers for the third time in a week in their maiden finals clash

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Former Scorchers captain Suzie Bates will lead Adelaide as they aim to make the Big Bash finals for the first time this summer