Proteas in England

Baby joy for Biff

2012-07-25 09:41
Graeme Smith and Morgan Deane (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Proteas captain Graeme Smith has witnessed the birth of his first child after wife Morgan Deane gave birth to a healthy baby girl.

Smith left the Proteas tour of the UK on Monday to be with his wife for the birth and will rejoin the squad before the start of the second Test on August 2.

Graeme Smith confirmed the birth via Twitter and was congratulated by Cricket South Africa and some of his teammates:

"Our daughter,Cadence Christine Smith was born this morning,3,35kg mother and daughter doing well.thx for all kind wishes that was amazing : )"
- Graeme Smith

"Congratulations to @GraemeSmith49 and his wife @MorganDeane who welcomed their daughter to the world this morning!" - Cricket South Africa

"Congrats to @GraemeSmith49 and @MorganDeane on the birth of their little princess. Special time and Godbless.Back on the treadmill now boys."
  - Robin Peterson

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

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