Suzie Bates

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Suzie Bates
Personal information
Full name Suzannah Wilson Bates
Born (1987-09-16) 16 September 1987 (age 27)
Dunedin, New Zealand
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium
International information
National side
ODI debut 4 March 2006 v India women
Last ODI 13 February 2013 v England women
ODI shirt no. 23
Domestic team information
Years Team
2002–present Otago
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I
Matches 26 13
Runs scored 771 344
Batting average 33.52 28.66
100s/50s 2/2 0/2
Top score 168 62
Balls bowled 748 169
Wickets 24 4
Bowling average 24.12 49.75
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/7 1/20
Catches/stumpings 7/– 4/–
Source: Cricinfo, 20 August 2009

Suzannah Wilson Bates (born 16 September 1987 in Dunedin) is a New Zealand cricketer. She plays for the Otago Sparks in the State League as well as for her national team, the White Ferns. She currently holds the highest score and highest batting average in the New Zealand Women's Twenty20 cricket team. She won the Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year 2013.[1]

She also represented New Zealand in Women's basketball during the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2]

Suzie Bates during the 2009 Women's Cricket World Cup.


  1. ^ The Guardian (13 December 2013). "Ashes captains Clarke and Cook both hit a ton and pick up an annual award". Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Suzie Bates player profile". Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 June 2009. 

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