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Anrich Nortje Wife, Height, Age, Stats, Biography, IPL, Teams

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Anrich Nortje is one of the most promising pacers in South Africa’s domestic circuit. Known for his tearaway pace, Anrich Nortje has become more of a lethal weapon in the death overs owing to his raw pace. That has brought him in the radar of many franchises around the world.

Height 6’0″
Age 28 Years
IPL 2022 Price 6.5 Crores
Wife Micaela Kleu

Nickname: Ana
Role: Right arm fast bowler

Birthplace: Uitenhage, Eastern Cape

Weight (approx.): 76kg

Eye Colour: Grey

Hair Colour: Blonde

Date of Birth: 16 November 1993

Birth Place: Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Scorpio

Nationality: South African

School: Hoërskool Brandwag, Uitenhage, South Africa

College: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Educational Qualifications: PG-Diploma In Financial Planning

Father: NA

Mother: Amanda Nortje

Sister: Liza Bouwer

Brother: Anton Nortje

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Christianity

Cricket Career

International Debut:

Test: NA

ODI: vs Sri Lanka, March 3 2019, at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

T20I: NA

Jersey Number: 2 (Warriors), 20 (South Africa)

Major Teams: Eastern Province, South Africa, Cape Town Blitz, Warriors, And Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals

IPL 2022 Team: Delhi Capitals

Career Turning Point
Anrich Nortje picked up eight wickets in the three matches while playing for the Cape Town Blitz in the Mzanzi Super League. That turned out to be enough for him to get recognised all around the globe and hand himself an IPL contract from Kolkata Knight Riders.

Hobbies: Travelling, Surfing, Playing Snooker, Fishing

Favourite Cricketer Dale Steyn, Mornantau ‘Nantie’ Hayward

Favourite Cricket Ground: NA

Favourite Food: Non-Veg Preferred

Anrich Nortje Wife

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Micaela Kleu

Marriage Date: To Be Married On 18th May 2019

Children: NA

  • Anrich Nortje used to play rugby in his childhood but had to quit after he suffered a grave injury.
  • Jacques Kallis is among the admirers of Nortje and plays a major role in his selection by KKR for IPL 2019.

 

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