South Africa Women’s World Cup cricketer dies in car crash

Former South Africa girls’s world Cup cricketer Elriesa Theunissen-Fourie and her child were killed in a automobile crash this weekend, police confirmed that incident on Sunday.
The fatal accident took place inside the northwestern mining town of Stilfontein, a police spokesman told AFP.
All-rounder Theunissen-Fourie, 25, represented South Africa in 4 internationals — 3 ODIs and one Twenty20 — and become a part of the 2013 global Cup squad. Elriesa Theunissen-Fourie last appeared for South Africa against Bangladesh in the home series in 2013.
“this is a dreadful tragedy within the actual sense of that phrase,” said Cricket South Africa (CSA) leader executive Thabang Moroe. “that is devastating news for all of us.
“Elriesa did so much for the community in which she lived and gave remarkable provider each as a countrywide player and within the work she did at grassroots stage.
“On behalf of the CSA own family, I increase our deepest sympathy to her husband, her own family, buddies and all her cricketing colleagues.”–Hadisa

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