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| On Updated : Nov 15, 2020 10:29 AM IST

Lizelle Lee (South Africa Women Cricketer) Marriage, Age, Wife, Photos, Batting Stats

Lizelle Lee made her debut for South Africa National Women’s Cricket Team in 2013. She began her international carrier as an opener. The big-hitting opener is one the South Africa’s key player. She is among the 14 players who were awarded a national contract by Cricket South Africa for the 2018-19 season. She was born in Ermelo, Mpumalanga and started playing cricket at the age of 7 yrs with her father. Lee never fails to impress with her dedication and hard work towards the nation. Apart from being a sports lover, she is also a great animal lover. She has plenty of self-confidence and is never afraid to praise herself. She once said, ‘I’m one of the best in the world’. And we don’t deny this!

Source: ESPN

Nickname: Lizelle

Role: Batsman

Batting Style: Right Handed Bat

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Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): NA

Weight (approx.): NA

Eye Colour: NA

Hair Colour: Blonde

Source: ESPN

Personal Life

Date of Birth: April 2, 1992

Age (as on July 2019): 27 years 3 months 8 days

Birth Place: Ermelo

Zodiac sign: Aries

Nationality: South African

School: Ligbron Academy of Technology

College: North-West University, Potchefstroom

Educational Qualifications: Graduation

Family

Father: NA

Mother: NA

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Coach/Mentor: Hilton Moreeng

Religion: NA

Address: potchefstroom

Cricket Career

International Debut

Test: India Women v South Africa Women at Mysore, Nov 16-19, 2014.

ODI: South Africa Women v Bangladesh Women at Benoni, Sep 20, 2013.

T20I: South Africa Women v Bangladesh Women at Potchefstroom, Sep 12, 2013.

Jersey Number: 67

Major Teams: Mpumalanga Women, North West Women, South Africa Emerging Players Women, South Africa Women

Records

Games played: ODI – 73. T20 – 53. Test – one appearance.
Runs scored: ODI – 2291. T20 – 1107. Test – six runs.
Sixes hit: ODI – 63, T20 – 37.
Bowling average:
ODI – 31.00.

Batting average: ODI – 33.69. T20 – 24.06.
Highest score: ODI – 117. T20 – 69*.
Best figures: 2/12.

Preferences

Hobbies: Golf, spending time with her family and dogs(three)

Favourite Cricketers: Lance Klusener (SA Cricketer)

Favourite Sportspersons: NA

Favourite Food: spaghetti bolognaise made by mom

Favourite Actors: NA

Favourite Films: NA

Lizelle Lee Girlfriend

Marital Status, Lizelle Lee wife: Married to Tanja Cronje (same sex marriage)

Source: Facebook

Awards and recognitions

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Controversies

In February 2019, Lizelle Lee was withdrawn from SA’s squad for not meeting the fitness standards.

Lee's pets Source: Facebook

Lesser Known Facts

  • Lizelle Lee was interested in Hockey and teaching. She has to sacrifice both in order to become a Cricketer.
  • She has 16 half-centuries and two tons to her name for South Africa.
  • She has travelled the world playing the game she loves and did business for Surrey Stars in the Women’s Cricket Super League (WCSL).
  • She made an international debut for the Proteas after making an eye-catching 164 for SA.
  • Lee is also a wicket-keeper and provided a useful balance in the absence of the longstanding Trisha Chetty.
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