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.
The fourth women’s One-Day International between the Momentum Proteas and Australia went down to the final ball, ending in a draw at C.ex Coffs International Stadium in Coffs Harbour on Sunday
The Momentum Proteas have gathered in Canberra, Australia to begin their five-match, One-Day International (ODI ) series against the hosts from 18-29 November. The first three matches of this first ever stand-alone series between the two countries will form part of the ICC Women’s Cricket Challenge, for which the hosts have already qualified. South Africa ...
Momentum Proteas captain Dané van Niekerk has highlighted the importance of a winning start to their One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand starting at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on Saturday
DANÉ VAN NIEKERK admits that her recent naming as the Momentum Women’s Cricket of the Year came out of the blue, saying she felt honoured to be selected ahead of so many other players