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.
Momentum Proteas captain, Dané van Niekerk will be out of action for four to six weeks after suffering an injury to her foot
North West beat Western Province (WP) by a resounding nine wickets in order to book their place in the final of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) National Women’s Week in Bloemfontein on Sunday
India claimed a convincing, 49-run victory over the Momentum Proteas in their first match of the Super Six stage of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 in Colombo on Wednesday
South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk is open to trying out some new combinations in her team’s last match of the preliminary league which ends on Monday, when the Super Six teams are decided in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017