Dane van Niekerk

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Dane van Niekerk Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role All-Rounder
Date of Birth May 14, 1993
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Birth Place Pretoria, South Africa
Nationality South African

Dane van Niekerk

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.

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