Amelia Kerr is a New Zealand cricketer who plays as an allrounder for the national women’s team (White Ferns). She plays for Wellington Blaze in domestic cricket. In 2018, Kerr made the highest individual score in a W ODI match when she scored 232 not out against Ireland, becoming the youngest cricketer, male or female, to score a double century in One Day International cricket.
|Amelia Charlotte Kerr
|Date of birth
|13 October 2000 (Friday)
|Wellington, New Zealand
|24 years old (as of 2024)
|Tawa College in Wellington, New Zealand
|Nathan Smith (rumored)
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|Amelia Kerr Jersey Number
Athletic since childhood, she grew up playing multiple sports and picked up cricket at the age of 6. She determined to play for White Ferns at the age of 9. Belonging to a family of cricketers, she spent her childhood playing countless matches in the backyard of her home in the Wellington suburb of Tawa, with her father and sister, Jess. The Kerr sisters would attend Hawkes Bay Cricket Camp every summer. She attended Tawa College in Wellington. She started off her cricketing journey as a leg-spinner, who often opened the batting in school cricket.
|Tawa College in Wellington, New Zealand
Parents & Relationship
Kerr’s mother’s name is Jo Kerr and her father’s name is Robbie Kerr, and both played cricket at the domestic level representing Wellington Blaze. Amelia’s elder sister Jess Kerr, who plays for Wellington Blaze in January 2020, was named in New Zealand’s national cricket squad against the South African women’s Team.
Amelia’s grandfather, Bruce Murray, also played Test cricket for the New Zealand Cricket Team. Amelia’s cousin, Cilla Duncan, acted for New Zealand (Football Ferns) in international football.
|Father– Robbie Kerr
Mother– Jo Murray
Cousin Sister- Cilla Duncan
Amelia Charlotte Kerr was born on Friday, 13 October 2000 (age 24 years old) in Wellington, New Zealand. Her zodiac sign is Libra.
|24 years old (As of 2024)
Kerr seems to be single and she is not dating anyone. It is assumed that Ameilia is dating Ruben Love as she shares a picture of them during Ruben Love’s birthday. However, they both do not seem like dating each other and are just friends.
Physical Stats & More
Amelia Kerr’s height is 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 m and her weight is 55 kg, her hair color is light brown and her eye color is hazel.
|In centimeters- 165 cm In meters- 1.65 m In feet inches- 5’5”
|In kilograms- 55 kg
In pounds- 121 lbs
Amelia Kerr’s Net Worth
|Net worth – 2023
|$5 Million (Approx)
|Net worth in Indian rupees
|INR- 40 Crore (Approx)
Some Lesser Facts
- Amelia served as a teacher aide for autistic students at Tawa Intermediate of which she is an alumna.
- In 2023, Amelia Kerr was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 1 Crore for the inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League. Mumbai Indians became the inaugural champions of the WPL, beating Delhi Capitals in the final.
- She was part of the New Zealand squad that won a bronze medal in the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, defeating England by 8 wickets.
- Kerr was part of the Brisbane Heat’s WBBL05 title-winning team and was named Player of the Match twice in the season.
- She was a part of New Zealand’s squad for the 2018 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies, the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia, and the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.
- At 16, she became the youngest contracted White Fern.
- At 14, Amelia debuted for Wellington Blaze. She became the highest wicket-taker in the 2014-2015 and 2018-19 seasons of the New Zealand Women’s Twenty20 Competition playing for Wellington Blaze.
- At the age of 14, she debuted in Domestic cricket for Wellington.
- Amelia’s elder sister Jess, who plays for Wellington, in January 2020, she named in New Zealand’s national cricket squad against South African women.
- Kerr began playing cricket at a young age and was coached and mentored by Ivan Tissera.
- In her free time, Kerr enjoys playing football listening to music, and being mentored by Ivan Tissera.
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