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

Updated on: Aug 22, 2019 6:15 pm IST

  • Amelia Kerr

    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

     

    Family

    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

    Records

    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.

     

    Preferences

    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

    NA

     

    Controversies

    NA

    Lesser Known Facts

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

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