New Zealand Cricket Captain, Suzie Bates, Visiting Broadleys
Youth Practice, Friday May 11th
MCC are delighted to announce that on Friday May 11th we will be being visited by New Zealand and Sothern Vipers Superstar Suzie Bates. Suzie will be meeting and greeting parents and youth players during registration from 6pm. During the afternoon she will visit Marshfield CP School.
Suzie 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. Suzie again won ICC Women's ODI and T20I Cricketer of the Year 2015. Last season she hit the first Century in the Women's Cricket Super League
She also represented New Zealand in Women's basketball during the 2008 Summer Olympics. Suzie played professional basketball for the Christchurch Sirens in the Australian Women's National Basketball League (WNBL), starting 24 games between 2007 and 2008, before moving to the Otago Gold Rush in 2009 and the Logan Thunder (WNBL) in 2009/10.
We look forward to seeing Suzie at Broadleys.