Amy Satterthwaite

Amy Satterthwaite
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Amy Satterthwaite in February 2010
Personal information
Full nameAmy Ella Satterthwaite
Born(1986-10-07) 7 October 1986 (age 31)
Christchurch, Canterbury
BowlingRight-arm medium
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 106)21 July 2007 v Australia
Last ODI13 June 2018 v Ireland
T20I debut (cap 18)19 July 2007 v Australia
Last T20I20 June 2018 v South Africa
Domestic team information
2015Hobart Hurricanes
2016Lancashire Thunder
Melbourne Renegades
Career statistics
Runs scored316810666,9913,240
Batting average38.6319.7441.1227.93
Top score137*45137*87*
Balls bowled16334155,8961,625
Bowling average28.3823.2824.5619.81
5 wickets in innings0111
10 wickets in match0000
Best bowling4/136/175/276/17
Source: CricketArchive, 20 June 2018

Amy Ella Satterthwaite (born 7 October 1986) is a New Zealand cricketer who currently plays for the Canterbury Magicians in the New Zealand State League and the Melbourne Renegades in the Australian Women's Big Bash League. She has played internationally for New Zealand in women's One Day Internationals (ODI) and women's Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) since 2007, appearing at the Women's Cricket World Cup in 2009 and 2013. On 26 February 2017 against Australia she became the first player in WODI and second overall after Kumar Sangakkara in ODI to score four consecutive hundreds.[1] In December 2017, she won the inaugural ICC Women's ODI Player of the Year award.[2][3]

Personal life

Satterthwaite was born in Christchurch in 1986 and grew up in Culverden in north Canterbury.[4] Her father, Michael Satterthwaite, represented Canterbury Country in cricket and is a former chairman of Canterbury Cricket.[5][6] She states that she grew up with cricket and "had a love for the game from when [she] could walk!"[5] Satterthwaite was for many years office manager for a veterinary practice,[7] and since 2015 has been employed by Canterbury Cricket.[8] In May 2018, she married fellow international cricketer Lea Tahuhu.[9]