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Anrich Nortje Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Anrich Nortje Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth November 16, 1993
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Micaela Nortje

Anrich Nortje is a South African professional cricketer who has represented his country in all 3 formats of the sport (Tests, ODIs, and T20Is), as a frontline pace bowler. In the South African domestic circuit, he has played for the regional team Eastern Province (2012-13–Present) and the franchise team Warriors (2015-16-Present) across all 3 formats. A tearaway fast bowler, he has turned out for Cape Town Blitz (2018-19–Present) in the MSL (Mzansi Super League) and Delhi Capitals (2020–Present) in the IPL (Indian Premier League). In November 2020, in a move that indicated his growing significance in the game, Delhi Capitals had named him among the 4 players that the franchise had chosen to retain ahead of the upcoming IPL mega auction that was being conducted after the league had expanded by adding 2 new franchises.

Born Name

Anrich Arno Nortje

Nick Name

Proper Dutchman

Anrich Nortje as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021
Anrich Nortje as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021 (Anrich Nortje / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Kariega, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Residence

Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Nationality

South African

 

Education

Anrich had attended Die Hoërskool Brandwag, a high school in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape Province. After his high school graduation, he had joined the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, a public university in Port Elizabeth. He had graduated from there with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in financial planning.

Occupation

Professional Cricketer

Anrich Nortje as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2021
Anrich Nortje as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2021 (Anrich Nortje / Instagram)

Family

  • Mother – Amanda Nortje
  • Siblings – Anton Nortje (Older Brother), Lizel Bouwer (Older Sister)

Batting

Right-Handed

Bowling

Right-Arm Fast

Role

Bowler

Jersey Number

  • 20 – Test Match, One Day International (ODI), T20 International (T20I)
  • 2 – Cape Town Blitz (MSL)
  • 02 – Delhi Capitals (IPL)

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Anrich has dated –

  1. Micaela Nortje (2019-Present) – Anrich got married to his long-term girlfriend, a teacher named Micaela, in May 2019.

Anrich Nortje and Micaela Nortje, as seen in August 2021
Anrich Nortje and Micaela Nortje, as seen in August 2021 (Anrich Nortje / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Dutch descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped, side-parted hair
  • Affable smile
  • Sports a thick stubble

Brand Endorsements

Anrich has been sponsored by –

  • New Balance South Africa
  • Kookaburra Cricket

Anrich Nortje as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2021
Anrich Nortje as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2021 (Anrich Nortje / Instagram)

Anrich Nortje Facts

  1. He was a massive fan of rugby while growing up and had wished to pursue a professional career in the sport. However, when he was in the 11th grade, he had suffered a collarbone injury while playing rugby. It was after this injury that he had decided to shift his focus towards cricket.
  2. In April 2019, he had been included in South Africa’s squad for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup but had to miss the tournament due to a hand injury.
  3. In July 2020, he had been honored with the ‘Newcomer of the Year’ award at Cricket South Africa‘s annual awards ceremony.
  4. The same month, he had been named in the St Lucia Zouks’ squad for the 2020 edition of the CPL (Caribbean Premier League). However, he was one of 5 South African cricketers who were forced to miss the tournament after they had failed to confirm travel arrangements in due time. This had happened because of the complications in global travel caused in the aftermath of the covid-19 pandemic.
  5. In October 2020, during the year’s IPL, he had delivered a ball that had been recorded at 156.22 kmph (97 mph). This was the fastest delivery to have ever been bowled in the tournament.

Featured Image by Anrich Nortje / Instagram

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