An unusual name didn't help him start his career in a different way. A top order right-hand batsman and a left-arm orthodox spinner, Jon-Jon Smuts was barely six when he first put on his batting pads.Fast Facts
Smuts made his first-class debut for Eastern Province in 2007 and then went on to represent the South African team in the 2008 ICC U19 World Cup. He put on a gutsy 58 in the semi-final that helped his team qualify for the finals. He was also a part of the Protean team that won the 2010 Emerging Players Tournament held in Australia. Smuts represents the Warriors team in the Twenty20 arena.
- JJ Smuts is the elder brother of South African cricketer, Kelly Smuts.
- He was named Warriors' cricketer of the season in 2010.
- Warriors Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru - Sep 23, 2011
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- Warriors Vs Somerset at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru - Oct 05, 2011