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| On Updated : Aug 22, 2019 6:15 PM IST

Amelia Kerr (New Zealand cricketer), Boyfriend, Age, Records, Photos, Birthday, and More

Amelia Kerr

New Zealand cricketer, Amelia Kerr plays for the New Zealand women's national cricket team. When she debuted at the age of 16 against Pakistan at Lincoln in early 2016, Amelia Kerr became the youngest WHITE FERN ever. Amelia became a teenage sensation when her bowling video surfaced on Youtube. A 14-year-old leg-spinner had the potential to get into the national team.

Kerr's parents Jo and Robbie Kerr had played cricket at the national level representing Wellington. Her Grandfather Bruce Murray played Test cricket for New Zealand. New Zealand (Football Ferns) was represented by her cousin Cilla Duncan at global football.
She became famous for scoring 232 runs to record the highest individual score in women's ODIs.


Name: Amelia Charlotte Kerr

Nickname: Kerr

Role: Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 5”(165 cm)

Weight (approx.): 50 kg(110 lbs)

Eye Colour: Hazel

Hair Colour: Light Brown

Personal Life

Date of Birth: October 13, 2000

Age (as on July 2019): 18 years 10 months

Birth Place: Wellington

Zodiac sign: Libra

Nationality: New Zealand

School: NA

College: Tawa College, Tawa, New Zealand

Educational Qualifications: NA


Father: RJ Kerr(Former New Zealand's First Class Cricketer)

Mother: JF Murray(Sports Development Manager)

Sister: Jess(Cricketer)

Brother: None

Grandfather: Bruce Murray

Coach/Mentor: Ivan Tissera

Religion: NA

Address: NA

Cricket Career

International Debut

ODI: New Zealand Women v Pakistan Women at Lincoln, Nov 9, 2016

T20I: New Zealand Women v Pakistan Women at Nelson, Nov 21, 2016

Jersey Number: 48

Major Teams: New Zealand Women, Velocity, Wellington Women


Kerr scored the highest individual score in a WODI match on 13 June 2018, becoming the youngest cricketer ever, male or female, to score a double century in One Day International Cricket, when Kerr scored 232 against Ireland. She grabbed five wickets for 17 runs in the same game.


Hobbies: Playing Football, Listening to Music, Watching Movies

Favourite Cricketers:

Favourite Sports: Squash, swimming

Favourite Food: Non-Vegetarian, sushi
Favourite Music
: Instrumental – Indian

Favourite Films:

Favourite Destination(s): Nerja, Spain and St Lucia

Boyfriend, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Unmarried

Boyfriend: NA

Awards and recognitions




Lesser Known Facts

Kerr is the grand-daughter of former New Zealand Test cricketer Bruce Murray.

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