These Two South African Cricketers Of the Same Gender Got Married

Love is in the air for two South African Cricketers as they have just got married to each other in an official ceremony in South Africa. 

On Saturday Dana van Niekerk, who is the captain of the South African Cricket Team got married to her teammate Marizanne Kapp who is a fast bowling all-rounder. They have played together for years and made their international debut in Cricket World Cup 2009 and played their first matches in a space of just 2 days. 

Dana van Niekerk made her debut against West Indies on March 9, and Marizanne Kapp made her debut on March 10, against the Australian side. Before them, Amy Satterthwaite and Lea Tahuhu got married last year. 


The announcement of the wedding was made through Marizanne Kapp’s instagram account and that being said the wedding was graced by most of the South African Cricket Team. 


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The two players are important part of the cricket team and have proved their mettle with the bat as well as the ball. They have played 82 ODIs and 56 T20i’s between themselves and will definitely be continuing their journey in international cricket in the future.