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Dane van Niekerk: Age, Statistics, Lifestyle, Wife

Dane van Niekerk plays for the South African cricket team. She is an all-rounder in cricket. Her batting style is right-handed. She is also a leg-spin bowler. Dan as of now serves the post of the captain of the South African women’s cricket team.

She also played the inaugural match of the Women’s Big Bash League in the year 2015. She represented Melbourne Renegades in the match. Dane played her debut match when she was 16 years old. It was during the World Cup tournament against West Indies.

Let us take a look at the personal details of Dane:

Date of Birth: May 14 in the year 1993

Age (as of 2020): 26 Years

Zodiac sign: Tauras

Nationality: South Africa

Place of birth: Pretoria

Name of School/College: Centurion High School

Religion followed: Christianity

Role: All-rounder

Bowling style: Legbreak

Batting style: Right-hand

Cricket Career Statistics of Dane van Niekerk

Debut Test match: against India Women

Date of the match: Nov 16-19 in the year 2014

The venue of the match: at Mysore

Debut ODI match: against West Indies

Date of the match: 8th March in the year 2019

The venue of the match: at Newcastle

Debut T20I match: against Sri Lanka

Date of the match: 11th February in 2019

The venue of the match: at Potchefstroom

Name of major teams:

  • Highveld Women
  •  Northerns Women
  • South Africa Women

Cricket Career:

Dan Van started her career as a bowling leg spinner when she was only 16 years. This was during the World Cup competition against West Indies. One of her best performances came in the year 2013. She became the first South African woman to score an international hat-trick in the ODI match against West Indies. After one month she again scored a half-century in the ODI match.

Another phenomenal performance came from her side came in the year 2014. This was against the Pakistan team. She scored two five-wicket hauls in the match.

Dan became the captain of the South African cricket team in 2016.

Records made by Dane Van Niekerk so far:  

Dane scored her first century in the month of February in the year 2019. This was during the WODI against the Sri Lankan team. She was also the fourth player from South Africa to make a total of 2000 runs in the Women ODI tournament.

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Sagarika Banerjee
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