Daniel Smith

  • D.O.B.: 19/03/2002
  • Player Type: Batsman/Wicket-Keeper
  • Availabilty: Yes
  • Nationality: South African
  • Playing Role: Left-handed Top Order Batter and Wicket-Keeper
  • Coaching qualifications: None
  • Recent teams: Western Province (RSA Provincial), CSA Academy, SA Emerging
  • Entry route: International Sportspersons Visa
  • Available: April to September

Daniel Smith is talented young cricketer from Cape Town, South Africa. An outstanding gloveman, Daniel is an equally adept Left-handed Top Order Batsman who debuted for Western Province as a 19 year old in summer 2021-22 off the back of an excellent youth career which included representing the South African U19 team late in the 2020-21 summer.

A product the the renowned SACS High School, he was the 1st XI’s leader throughout his final two years of school and in all was capped over 100 times. He went on to star for the Cobras at the Khaya Majola CSA U19 championships, he backed it up with with runs for the Cape Cobras Cubs at Cubs Week, leading to his SA U19 call up. He was bestowed with the honour of captaining the side.

In summer 2021-22, Daniel debuted for the Cobras across all three formats and has been particularly successful in the longer format since his debut, averaging 40+ in red-ball cricket at the time of writing.

Off the back of his impressive start to his career. Daniel was selected for the South Africa Emerging Players for their 2023 series against Zimbabwe having been involved in the CSA Academy programme earlier in the year.

Seeking his first summer in the UK in 2024, Daniel will be an excellent pick up for any UK club looking to recruit a high class top order batsman that is an outstanding gloveman.

Team Season Matches Innings Runs
SA Emerging 2023 4 4 103
HS Average Catches Stumpings Best Bowling
78* 34.33 2 4
Team Season Matches Innings Runs
Western Province (First Class) Career 9 13 573
HS Average Catches Stumpings Best Bowling
153 44.07 14
Team Season Matches Innings Runs
Western Province (List A/T20) Career 23 20 508
HS Average Catches Stumpings Best Bowling
69 26.73 30 3