Birth date 17 Feb 1984 (33 years)
Nationality South Africa South Africa
Team history
South Africa national women's 2003 - present

Charlize van der Westhuizen is a representative of the South Africa Women cricket team. She bats right handedly and bowls slow left arm orthodox.

Charlize debuted in ODIs against England Women at Chelmsford (County Ground) on 13th August 2003. She bowled 4 overs, none of which were maiden, conceded 33 runs and failed to take a wicket. In the 7 balls that she faced in the No. 2 batting position, she could not score a single run. England Women won this match by 175 runs. She also appeared in the match against Sri Lanka Women on 14th March 2009 at Sydney (North Sydney Oval No. 2). In this match, she made 2 dismissals in the 10 overs that she bowled, out of which 4 were maidens and 16 runs were scored off them. She did not get an opportunity to bat. South Africa Women were victorious in this match by 9 wickets with 129 balls to spare.

Career Highlights

In the 29 ODIs that Charlize van der Westhuizen played, she claimed 23 wickets. She attained this performance in 1291 deliveries while conceding 686 runs. Her bowling average was 29.92, economy rate was 3.18 and bowling strike rate was 56.1. She scored 165 runs at a batting average of 10.31 with an unbeaten 25 as her highest score.