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Laura Wolvaardt (South African Cricketer) Boyfriend, Age, Records, Photos, Birthday, and More

By Saina Fatima

Laura Wolvaardt

The teenage sensation Laura Wolvaardt is a South African Women Cricketer. She has represented South Africa in Women’s One Day International and is an opening batsman in domestic cricket. She started playing cricket at the age of 11 and made her debut at 16 for South Africa against England on February 2016. She ranked top in her class and graduated from Parklands College in 2017.

This talented cricketer has enrolled herself in medicine for a long carrier. She also sings and writes songs. Laura is definitely an all-rounder but she has her passion sorted for now. She’s been aspiring young cricketers in South Africa as she managed to find a balance between study and cricket.

Name: Laura Wolvaardt

Nickname: Laura

Role: Opening batsman

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Source: ESPN

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): NA

Weight (approx.): NA

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Hair Colour: Dark brown

Source: ESPN

Personal Life

Date of Birth:  April 26, 1999

Age (as on July 2019): 20 years 2 months

Birth Place: Milnerton, Cape Town

Zodiac sign: Tauras

Nationality: African

School: NA

Source: ESPN

College: Parklands College(ranked top in class with 7 distinctions)

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Family

Father: NA

Mother: JessieWolvaardt

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Coach/Mentor: Hilton Moreeng

Religion: NA

Address: NA

Laura Wolvaardt with mother
Source: ESPN

Cricket Career

International Debut

ODI: South Africa Women v England Women at Benoni, Feb 7, 2016

T20I: Ireland Women v South Africa Women at Dublin, Aug 1, 2016

Jersey Number: 14

Major Teams: South Africa Emerging Players Women, South Africa Women, Western Province Women

Source: ESPN

Records

  • Laura became the youngest Centurian(male or female) for South Africa in International cricket in the year 2016.
  • She was named as Women’s Newcomer of the Year at Cricket South Africa’s annual awards in 2017.

Preferences

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Boyfriend, Spouse, and Children

Marital Status: Single

Source: Instagram

Awards and recognitions

  • Awarded a national contract by Cricket South Africa for the 2018-19 season in 2018.

Controversies

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Lesser Known Facts

  • Wanted to pursue medicine
  • Parklands College uploaded a music video in 2015 showcasing Laura’s talent in music.
  • Laura never planned for making cricket her profession despite having the passion for this sport.

Source: Instagram
Saina Fatima