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Favourite Sports Person
Brian Lara / Thierry Henry
Most Likely To
forget my kit
'Go hard or go home'
Best Cricketing Moment
Century against Australia
England Lions call-up
|Date of Birth||-||Height||5’11.5”|
|Debut||2011||Years of Service||2011-|
|Bat||Right-hand||Best Bat||First Class: 206* v Loughborough MCCU at Canterbury, 2016; List A: 83 v Sussex, 2014, T20: 83* v Somerset, 2016|
|Bowl||Right-arm medium-fast||Best Bowl||-|
Much is expected of Daniel, a dashing right-hand opening batsman, and he will be looking to push on.
After making a name for himself on the international scene with the England Under-19s, alongside county team-mate Adam Ball, the former Millfield School pupil is widely heralded as a star of the future and is renowned for showing attacking prowess at the top of the order.
Daniel has become a regular in Kent’s four-day side after initially making his breakthrough at number three, is now a regular opener in all formats.
The Lewisham-born batsman has showed his power in the shorter forms for the Spitfires.
Bell-Drummond made national headlines by smashing a scintillating century for Kent against Australia in the build-up to the 2015 Investec Ashes series.
He received county cap 210 at Canterbury Week 2015 alongside England wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Billings.
2016 was a landmark year for DBD as he improved his best score in each format.
He started the season in style, recording 206 not out against Loughborough MCCU in a first class match at The Spitfire Ground.
Daniel was a regular in the England Lions squad, scoring a one-day career-best 171 not out at Canterbury against Sri Lanka A.
He also improved his best T20 score in the same season, scoring 112 not out as Kent Spitfires defeated oldest rivals Surrey at Tunbridge Wells.