Former South Africa Women All-Rounder Elriesa Theunissen -Fourie died in a road accident.
Former South Africa Women All-Rounder Elriesa Theunissen -Fourie died in a road accident. She was only 25 years old .She also lsot her child in the incident.
“This is a dreadful tragedy in the true sense of that word, “Cricket South Africa chief executive Thabang Moroe said. “This is devastating news for all of us. Elriesa did so much for the community in which she lived and gave excellent service both as a national player of note and in the work she did at grassroots level to help in the less fortunate communities.
Theunissen -Fourie represented South Africa in three one-day internationals and one T20I. She played her last match vs Bangladesh Women in September 2013. She was member of South African Squad in the ICC Women Cricket World Cup 2013 in India and made her ODI debut against Sri Lanka Women InCuttak.
In Demoestic cricket ,theunissen -Fourie played for North West Dragons.
She was very active at gross root level and coached at the local community hub. Now she was at maternity leave ahead of her first child.