Suzie Bates

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Suzie Bates
2016–17 WBBL ST v PS 17-01-21 Bates (01).jpg
Bates batting for Perth Scorchers during WBBL02.
Personal information
Full name Suzannah Wilson Bates
Born (1987-09-16) 16 September 1987 (age 29)
Dunedin, New Zealand
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium
International information
National side
ODI debut 4 March 2006 v India
Last ODI 8 July 2015 v India
ODI shirt no. 23
T20I debut 10 August 2007 v South Africa
Last T20I 15 July 2015 v India
Domestic team information
Years Team
2002–present Otago
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I
Matches 76 72
Runs scored 2485 1698
Batting average 36.54 24.97
100s/50s 6/12 0/9
Top score 168 94*
Balls bowled 2018 771
Wickets 56 38
Bowling average 30.25 22.65
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/7 4/26
Catches/stumpings 35/– 32/–
Source: Cricinfo, 15 July 2015

Suzannah Wilson "Suzie" Bates (born 16 September 1987 in Dunedin) is a New Zealand cricketer. She plays for the Otago Sparks in the State League, the Southern Vipers in the Women's Cricket Super 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 ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year 2013.[1] Suzie again won ICC Women's ODI and T20I Cricketer of the Year 2015.[2][3]

She also represented New Zealand in Women's basketball during the 2008 Summer Olympics.[4] Suzie played professional basketball for the fr:Christchurch Sirens in the Australian Women's National Basketball League (WNBL), starting 24 games between 2007 and 2008,[5] before moving to the Otago Gold Rush in 2009 and the Logan Thunder (WNBL) in 2009/10.



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