Left Arm Orthodox Bowler
Shooting Stars (Australia A)
Perth Scorchers – WBBL
Sam Bates began her cricket career in Newcastle where she was playing with the boys until she was 16. She was then selected for the ACT second XI side for the Meteors and debuted with them at the age of 17.
In 2015 Sam was selected for the Shooting Stars (Australia A) team that toured Dubai, and was last season selected in the Australia A team on their India tour.
Sam has played for Sydney Thunder since WBBL 01.