Right here is the profession recap of retiring South African cricketer Dane Van Niekerk.
Van Niekerk was the primary South African feminine cricketer to be inducted into the lads’s facet on the Japanese Province cricket academy.
She debuted for the Proteas within the 2009 World Cup, beginning off with spectacular figures of three/11 in her 2nd sport.
In 2013, Van Niekerk grew to become the primary Proteas girls to take a hat-trick, ending with 5/28 in an ODI towards the West Indies in St. Kitts.
Van Niekerk was made South Africa’s captain throughout codecs in 2016 when Migon du Preez gave up the position.
She was the best wicket-taker within the 2017 World Cup.
She took 4/0 towards West Indies in 2017 World Cup, turning into the primary ever bowler (male or feminine) to take 4 wickets with out conceding a single run.
Van Niekerk is simply the sixth participant to have scored 1000 runs, taken 50 wickets and 50 catches in ODIs.
The Pretoria-born cricketer bid farewell to worldwide cricket in March 2023.
In 194 worldwide matches, Van Niekerk has scored 4074 runs and brought 204 wickets.
Van Niekerk is presently representing the Smriti Mandhana-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the Ladies’s Premier League (WPL) 2023, and has but to make her debut within the 20-over showpiece occasion. The Bangaluru-based franchise will play their subsequent fixture towards Gujarat Giants on Saturday, March 18. RCB have gained one sport out of their six video games to this point, and their probabilities of qualifying within the playoffs are fairly troublesome. It will likely be fascinating to see if Van Niekerk will get the debut cap within the subsequent match.