Suzie Bates (cricketer) Boyfriend, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

Updated on: Jul 24, 2018 3:01 pm IST

  • Suzannah Wilson Bates
    (New Zealand Women Cricketer)

    Suzannah Wilson “Suzie” Bates is the current captain of New Zealand Women cricket team. Suzie was born on 16th September in Dunedin and she has represented Otago Sparks in the New Zealand domestic circuit. Apart from the Otago Sparks, she has also represented Perth Scorchers Women, Adelaide Strikers Women in Women Big Bash League. She is also the skipper of Southern Vipers, a women domestic team in the English Super T20 League competition. Suzie has been named as the ICC Women cricketer of the year twice in her career span i.e. 2013 and 2015 and was also named as the ICC Women T20 player of the year in 2015. She is one of the most decorated women cricketers of New Zealand and she currently holds the record of both highest score and the highest average in New Zealand Women T20 International cricket.


    Suzie Bates
    Nickname: Suzie
    Profession: New Zealand Women Cricketer
    Autobiography: NA
    Biopic: NA
    Physical Appearance
    Height (approx.): 173 cm, 5 Feet 8 Inches
    Weight (approx.): 75 Kg
    Eye Colour: Hazel Brown
    Hair Colour: Brown
    Tattoos: NA
    Personal Life
    Date of Birth: 16th September 1987
    Age (as on 2018): 30 years
    Birth Place: Dunedin, New Zealand
    Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Virgo
    Nationality: New Zealander
    School: Not Known
    College: Not Known
    Educational Qualifications: Not Known
    Signature: NA

    Father: Not Known
    Mother: Not Known
    Sister: Olivia Bates (Netball Player)
    Brother: Not Known
    Coach/Mentor: Not Known
    Religion: Christian
    Address: Dunedin, New Zealand
    Suzie Bates with her family

    Cricket Career
    International Debut:
    Test: NA
    ODI: 4the March 2006 vs India
    T20I: 10th August 2007 vs South Africa
    Jersey Number: #23 (New Zealand), #23 (Domestic)
    Domestic/State Team: Otago Women, Adelaide Striker Women, IPL Trailblazers, Perth Scorchers Women, Southern Vipers
    Nature on the field: Calm
    Likes to play against: Australia Women
    Favourite Shot: Leg Glance

    Records and Awards

    • She is the second women after England’s Jenny Gunn to appear in 100 T20I matches.
    • She is the leading run-getter for New Zealand women in ODIs with 4245 runs to her name. She achieved this feat in June 2018 surpassing Debbie Hockley’s total of 4064 runs.
    • She is the leading run scorer in Women T20 international with 2755 runs to her name. She eclipsed England’s Charlotte Edwards who was leading the chart with an aggregate of 2605 runs.
    • Suzie Bates was the ICC women ODI player of the year (2013).
    • In 2015 she was awarded the Wisden Leading Women Cricketer of the year.
    • In the same year, she won the ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer for the second time in her career.
    • In the year 2015, she got another feather on her hat with the ICC Women T20 Cricketer year award.

    Hobbies: Not Known
    Favourite Batsmen: Brendon McCullum, Sachin Tendulkar
    Favourite Bowlers: Not Known
    Favourite Cricket Ground: NA
    Favourite sports personalities: Michael Jordan
    Favourite Food: Not Known
    Favourite Actors: Not Known
    Favourite Films: Not Known
    Car Collection: Not Known
    Favourite Musicians/Singers: Not Known
    Favourite Destinations: Not Known
    Smoking/Alcohol: Not Known

    Boyfriends, Spouse and Children
    Marital Status: Unmarried
    Affairs/Boyfriends: Not Known
    Wife/Spouse: NA
    Marriage Date: NA
    Children: NA

    Net Worth: Not Known


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    Lesser Known Facts

    • Apart from being a professional cricketer, Suzie Bates has also represented her country in Basket Ball.
    • She has also represented the New Zealand Basket Ball Women team in the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
    • In the year 2011, she was named as the skipper of New Zealand Women Basket Ball team for the London Olympics in 2012. At that very moment, she had to make a decision whether to play Cricket or Basket Ball, and the rest is history.
    • She has represented Perth Scorchers and Adelaide Striker in the Women Big Bash League.
    • Under her leadership, the Perth Scorchers reached the finals of WBBL twice, in the year 2016-17 and 2017-18.
    • She has represented Christchurch Sirens and Logan Thunder in the Australian National League Basket Ball apart from her national team.

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