Elriesa Theunissen-Fourie

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Elriesa Theunissen
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Full nameElriesa Theunissen
Born(1993-05-02)2 May 1993
Klerksdorp, South Africa
Died5 April 2019(2019-04-05) (aged 25)
Stilfontein, South Africa
BowlingRight arm medium
Role All-rounder
Domestic team information
2009–2019 North West Women's
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 4 May 2016

Elriesa Theunissen (2 May 1993 5 April 2019) was an international cricketer who played three One Day Internationals and a Twenty20 International for South Africa national women's cricket team in 2013. [1] She was killed in a road accident in April 2019. [2] [3]

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  1. "Player Profile: Elriesa Theunissen". Cricinfo . Retrieved 2010-04-03.
  2. "Elriesa Theunissen-Fourie dies in road accident". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  3. "Former SA Women all-rounder Theunissen-Fourie dies in road accident". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
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