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

Updated on: Nov 15, 2020 10:29 am IST

Lizelle Lee

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

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


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



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.



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

Lizelle Lee wife

Awards and recognitions



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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