|Dane van Niekerk Quick Look|
|Date of Birth||May 14, 1993|
|Birth Place||Pretoria, South Africa|
Dane van Niekerk is a South African cricketer who represents her national side in international cricket. She is an all-rounder who bowls right arm leg spin and bats right-handed.
- While young, she went to Centurion High School.
- She played her first international cricket match on March 8, 2009, which was against West Indies. It was an ODI match.
- She played her first international Test match on November 16, 2014, which was against India. It remains her only played international Test match to date.
- In June 2016, she was made the captain of South Africa’s national women cricket team in all the three formats. Before her Mignon du Preez was the captain.
- In February 2017, Dane became the first bowler for South Africa to take 100 wickets in Women’s ODIs.
- Dane has played domestic cricket for a number of teams including Northerns Women, Eastern Province Women, Surrey Stars, Sydney Sixers, etc.
- She was made a part of the ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year in December 2017.
- In July 2018, Dane van Niekerk married her fellow South African teammate Marizanne Kapp.