Graeme Smith becomes a dad

2012-07-25 11:12
Cape Town – Proteas Test cricket captain Graeme Smith and his wife Morgan Deane have welcomed a healthy baby girl on Wednesday.

Graeme and his Irish pop star wife have named their daughter Cadence Christine Smith.

Graeme returned home from the Proteas tour of the UK to witness the birth of his first child and will rejoin the squad in England before the start of the second cricket Test on 2 August.

Smith tweeted the following on Wednesday:

Twitter was abuzz with friends and fans congratulating the couple on the birth of their firstborn.

AB de Villiers tweeted the following: "Morning run with the guys. Congrats to @GraemeSmith49 and @MorganDeane with the birth of their daughter! Can't wait to hear the stories"

Paul Adams said: "Congrats to @GraemeSmith49 and @MorganDeane on the birth of there daughter. May she bring loads of joy ;-)"

Smith returned to South Africa on Monday to be his wife for the birth of their daughter.

Morgan and Graeme were married in August last year in an intimate ceremony in Newlands, Cape Town.


  • rob.baggaley - 2012-07-25 11:35

    Congrats Graeme. No doubt she will one day captain the SA womens cricket team & open the batting.

  • press.enter.12 - 2012-07-25 12:24

    May you have a ton more !

  • iceman196 - 2012-07-25 12:29

    Congrats mate, wishing you and Morgan and your little girl all the best

  • eva.walle.75 - 2012-07-25 12:32

    Congrats! I'm sure mommy will tweet all the details :)

  • lunga.biyela.5 - 2012-07-25 13:03

    Born just a few days after her dad hit a century on his 100th Test. Wow. Congrats, son.

  • trevor.roberts.148 - 2012-07-25 15:26

    Nice. Enjoy your gift. She will be a teenager soon enough.

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