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Yolandi Potgieter



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First name 

 Yolandi


Middle name 

 -

 

Surname 

 Potgieter

 

Name as you are most commonly referred 

 

 Yolandi

Nickname (and why you got this name)

 

 

 

Pottie; Yolla

Due to name and surnae

Date, month, year of birth

 

 16/05/1989

City and country of birth

 Cape Town, South Africa

 

Domestic team

 Boland

Playing role in the team 

 All-rounder

 

Batting Style 

 

 RHB

Bowling Style 

 

 RM

Specialist fielding position (if applicable)

 

 

 Covers, sweeper

In 50 words, introduce yourself to the world 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 I started playing cricket at the age of 9 and played with the boys up till the age of 17.  I then joined a womens club and started playing for the Boland senior side at the age 17.  i also got provincial colours at school and was named SA U/19 captain in my last year.  Outside of cricket i enjoy reading and watching movies.  I also enjoy a bit of tennis.

Do you work or study while playing cricket?

 

 

 

 

 Study, now looking for a job

What was your most recent performance in a domestic tournament?

 

 

 

48 and 2/42

In what year did you first represent your country in a cricket match/series?

 

 April 2012 against England academy

 

 

 

 

Have you represented your country in any other sport before?  When and where?

 

 

 

 No

 

Relatives who have represented your country in cricket before 

 

 

No

Relatives who have represented your country in any other sport before?

 

 

 No

Who is your favourite cricketer, and why?

 

 Virat Kohli, i like his no fear batting style

 

Which international cricketer would you most liken your playing style to, and why?

 

 Hansie Cronje, he was a great all rounder and team player

 

What is your best cricketing moment/performance to date?

 

 Walking on the park for the first time in national colours and getting my first 100.

 

 

What is the favourite cricket ground you have played on, and why?

 

 

 Newlands, because of the great setting 

Want is your cricketing ambition?

 

 

 To play for my country for a long time to come.


 
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