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What a match for @suziebates 119* + 3 wickets + a superb catch! Suzie you never fail to amaze us!!πŸ’―πŸ”₯πŸ‘πŸ»#supersuzie #sparksoverseas #southernvipers #century
Excellent writeup on our very own Suzie Bates! Definitely worth a read! #supersuzie #sparks #Repost @buchan_and_co (@get_repost)
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Some of you might not know who Suzie Bates is, but you should.
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Not only is she the captain of the White Ferns but she is also one of world’s greatest female cricket players. In 2015 she was named by Wisden as the leading female cricketer in the world and last year New Zealand Cricket awarded Suzie both the ICC Women’s ODI and T20 Player of the Year – making her the first cricketer to earn both.
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Suzie is not just a talented cricketer; in 2008 she competes at the Beijing Olympics as a member of the New Zealand Tall Ferns basketball team.
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Suzie has fought to give females a stage within cricket and sport generally, often proving the nay-sayers wrong. Fighting for sponsorship was always difficult but after seven years playing for New Zealand she was finally able to turn her dedication and passion into a semi-professional career. She was the first Otago cricketer to be considered professional and the first New Zealand female cricketer to ever β€œgo pro”.
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Now Suzie spends most of her year offshore playing cricket in Australia, India and currently England but her hometown Dunedin is never far from her mind. When home catching up with friends and her large family is what makes Suzie most happy; she also enjoys giving back to her community, teaching and inspiring the next generation of females (future cricket players or not) to live their dreams and fight for their passions.
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Suzie is not the only sportswoman in her family. Little sister Olivia plays for the South Beko netball team and was called into the winning Southern Steel for the final stages of this year’s ANZ Premiership. Another Bates succeeding on the national sporting stage - great for sport and awesome for Dunedin!
Jacob Duffy continues to shine for Bishopston CC picking up 2 wickets and 67 runs πŸ”₯πŸ‘πŸ»Soon we'll have to throw him the keeping gloves!! #allrounder #voltsoverseas #asset #Repost @bishopstoncricket (@get_repost)
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Genuine all rounder. @duffman_32. @otago_volts next opening bat...
We can't wait for what should be an action packed summer!! ⚑️πŸ”₯🌞 #Repost @supersmashnz (@get_repost)
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New partner, new schedule, new summer! πŸ“†link in bio
On your marks... get set...GO!!!! πŸƒπŸΌπŸƒπŸΌ#throwbackthursday #KitchenvsdeBoorder #2012 πŸ“Έ@photosportnz
All the best to @suziebates and her Southern Vipers teammates for the upcoming Kia Super League starting August 10! #defendingchamps #Sparks
We can't wait to host Pakistan in January & England in March for two ODI's at University of Otago Oval!🌞🏟🏏 #Repost @blackcapsnz (@get_repost)
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Our full home 2017-18 international schedule is here. Click the link in our bio for full details about an exciting summer ahead! #WestIndies #Pakistan #England #Australia #cricket
#tbt πŸ’― for CC against @ndcricket ⚑️πŸ”₯ #throwbackthursday #craigcumming #onform #2011 πŸ“Έ @photosportnz
Congratulations to Jack Hunter and Matt Bacon for being offered the final two Otago Volts contracts for the 2017-18 Domestic Cricket Season. Bring on Summer!! #chargingupforsummer #volts #doublepace πŸ“Έ @photosportnz
Great to see our two lads catching up and playing tourist in the U.K πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§!! #voltsoverseas #voltsontour #repost ・・・
Rocks in a field #Repost @duffman_32 (@get_repost)
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#tbt Derek de Boorder celebrates hitting a 6️⃣ off the last ball of the game to win against @centralstags in a thriller T20!! πŸ‘πŸ»βš‘οΈ #volts #2011 #throwbackthursday #nailbiter #coolcalmandcollected πŸ“· @photosportnz
A beautiful afternoon for some outdoor training with our U17/U15 Identified Performance & Talent Camp!! 🌞🏏 #dunnerstunner #volts #upcomingcricketers