Dave Langford-Smith is a Right arm fast-medium bowler and a Right handed batsman with the Irish team and was a useful player down the order. In Australia where he grew up he played for clubs like University of New South Wales, St. George and for the Phoenix Cricket Club. He represented the New South Wales under 17 team and the New South Wales schoolboys team. In 2006 he made his first ODI appearance for Ireland against England, where he took 3 wickets and gave away 63 runs in his spell of 10 overs.
One of the senior and best performers in the team, he was also famous for his Irish dance he did on taking a wicket. In 2007 it was Dave’s four wicket haul that helped Ireland magical win over Canada in a World Cup warm up match.
Dave retired from International Cricket at the age of 31 in 2008 owing to too much pressure and him wanting to concentrate on his business. He was Ireland’s highest ODI wicket taker with 25 wickets and a total of 65 wickets. His best was 5 for 45 against Bermuda in First Class Cricket.
Ireland’s highest wicket taker.