Her love for the game began at the age of four.
She captained the SA U/19 squad at the age of 16.
She made her debut for South Africa at the same age.
Her favourite cricketer is Shane Warne.
Van Niekerk also pays hockey and softball.
She is studying Sports Management in Port Elizabeth.
She loves to cook & is really good at it too.
Van Niekerk and Marizanne Kapp are the first female cricketers to be included in the Eastern Province Cricket Academy, playing with male cricketers.
CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA (CSA) today congratulated Momentum Proteas Women’s Captain Dane van Niekerk and KZN Administrator Sanelisiwe Khuzwayo on their recognition at the Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) annual awards function in Gauteng on Sunday evening
The Momentum Proteas gathered at the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Centre of Excellence in Pretoria today for a national camp ending on Saturday, 16 September
CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA (CSA) has congratulated three members of the Momentum Proteas women’s national squad – Dane van Niekerk, Laura Wolvaardt and Marizanne Kapp – on their selection for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 Team of the Tournament.
Tuesday, 18 July will be a special day for South Africans all over the world, not only because it is International Nelson Mandela Day, but because the Momentum Proteas will seek to make history when they face off against England in the first semi-final of the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup in Bristol