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    Dane van Niekerk

    • Role: Batter
    • Batting: Right Hand Batter
    • Bowling: Leg Breaks
    • Date of Birth: May 14, 1993
    • Place of Birth: South Africa




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.


Format M IN NO R HS AVG SR 100S 50S CT ST
Tests 1 2 0 22 15 11.00 33.33 0 0 0 0
ODIs 71 58 20 1260 81 33.15 62.06 0 4 35 0
T20Is 57 48 8 1067 90* 26.67 86.53 0 5 18 0
Format Mat Balls runs wkts bbm avg econ sr 4w 5w
Tests 1 222 90 1 1/90 90.00 2.43 222.0 0 0
ODIs 71 3001 1776 94 5/17 18.89 3.55 31.9 3 2
T20Is 57 990 880 47 4/17 18.72 5.33 21.0 1 0

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