22 January 1990 |
Grahamstown, South Africa
|Source: Cricinfo, 23 April 2017|
Smuts made his cricketing debut for South Africa Under-19s, playing a single Under-19 Test match against Bangladesh. He later played two matches in a Tri-Nation tournament, one against Bangladesh and one against India.
Smuts made two appearances during the CSA Under-19 Competition in 2008-09. Smuts made his first-class debut for Eastern Province during the 2009-10 season, against Gauteng. He was included in the Eastern Province cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup. In the 2015–16 Sunfoil 3-Day Cup, he became the first player to make a century and take 13 wickets during a first-class match in South Africa. In April 2017, he made the highest total in the history of the Lancashire League, scoring 211 for Todmorden Cricket Club.
Smuts' brother, JJ Smuts, is also a first-class cricketer.
- Gauteng v. Eastern Province in 2009-10
- Eastern Province Squad / Players – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
- "EP cricketer makes history". Sport24. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
- "Lancashire League: Michael Clarke's record broken by Kelly Smuts". BBC Sport. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
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