Suzie Bates

New Zealand star Suzie Bates is on the comeback trail | Adam Collins

On the face of it, Suzie Bates collecting 70 runs from 110 balls against a relatively inexperienced England ‘A’ team shouldn’t prompt more than a moment of passing interest. After all, the New Zealander has been one of the most dominant cricketers in the history of the women’s game – her tally of ten centuries in one-day internationals, to pick one measure, is the second most of all time. However, considering the comeback that the 33-year-old has been on across the course of the last nine months, it meant a tremendous amount.
“There were definitely doubts,” she tells The Cricket Paper whe...

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