In the New Zealand team, Daniel Flynn bats left handedly and bowls left arm slow. The other teams he has played for are Northern Districts and New Zealand Under-19s.
On 23rd February 2008 at Christchurch, a One day International was contested between England and New Zealand. This was the debut One dayer of Flynn. He took 1 catch and was out for no score after facing 3 balls at the No. 6 spot. Flynn’s first Test match was at Lord’s against England from 15th to 19th May 2008. He scored 9 runs in 32 deliveries in the 1st innings at the No. 6 batting position and took 1 catch. In the 2nd innings, he remained unbeaten on 29 in 118 balls at the same batting spot. This match was drawn.
Flynn has taken part in 7 Test matches and in these could score 282 runs with 49 as his highest score. His batting average was 35.25 and batting strike rate was 38.21. He took 2 catches and hit 1 sixer and 38 fours. He played in 11 One day Internationals and scored 119 runs in these at a batting average of 14.87. His batting strike rate was 54.83 and his highest score was 35. He hit 9 boundaries and 1 sixer and took 4 catches.