Suzie Bates

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Suzie Bates
2016–17 WBBL ST v PS 17-01-21 Bates (01).jpg
Bates batting for Perth Scorchers during WBBL02.
Personal information
Full name Suzannah Wilson Bates
Born (1987-09-16) 16 September 1987 (age 30)
Dunedin, New Zealand
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right arm medium
International information
National side
ODI debut 4 March 2006 v India
Last ODI 5 November 2017 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no. 23
T20I debut 10 August 2007 v South Africa
Last T20I 9 November 2017 v Pakistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
2002–present Otago
2015–present Perth Scorchers
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I
Matches 100 87
Runs scored 3649 2214
Batting average 42.43 27.00
100s/50s 8/23 0/13
Top score 168 94*
Balls bowled 2254 981
Wickets 72 47
Bowling average 31.30 22.97
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/7 4/26
Catches/stumpings 52/– 39/–
Source: Cricinfo, 3 July 2017

Suzannah Wilson "Suzie" Bates (born 16 September 1987 in Dunedin) is a New Zealand cricketer. She plays for the Otago Sparks in the State League, the Southern Vipers in the Women's Cricket Super League as well as for her national team, the White Ferns. She currently holds the highest score and highest batting average in the New Zealand Women's Twenty20 cricket team. She won the ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year 2013.[1] Suzie again won ICC Women's ODI and T20I Cricketer of the Year 2015.[2][3]

She also represented New Zealand in Women's basketball during the 2008 Summer Olympics.[4] Suzie played professional basketball for the fr:Christchurch Sirens in the Australian Women's National Basketball League (WNBL), starting 24 games between 2007 and 2008,[5] before moving to the Otago Gold Rush in 2009 and the Logan Thunder (WNBL) in 2009/10.



  1. ^ "Ashes captains Clarke and Cook both hit a ton and pick up an annual award". The Guardian. 13 December 2013. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bates named ICC ODI and T20I Player of the Year". 
  3. ^ "Suzie Bates scoops ICC Women's ODI and T20I Player of the Year awards". 
  4. ^ "Suzie Bates player profile". Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 June 2009. 
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  6. ^ Nicholson, Raf. "Leading woman cricketer in the world: Suzie Bates". Wisden 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2016. 

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