Siobhan Smith newest recipient of CDD’s Elite Young Person’s sponsorship
Cricket Deal Direct (CDD) has sponsored Northants Steel-Ettos batswoman and leg-spinner Siobhan Smith with equipment from their brand new Heather Knight Collection.
Smith, 17, has been supplied with a specially designed bag, pads, gloves and helmet from the HKIII range, created in conjunction with SM and England Vice-captain Heather Knight.
“I’d been looking at scholarships for a few months when my coach recommended SM,” said Smith, “its high quality and the range specially designed for women really appealed to me.”
The gloves and pads are comfy, and they are much easier to use as they are suited to a woman's body and physique” she added.
Now playing in her 11th season, Smith has been playing cricket for upwards of 10 years, with her personal highlight so far being scoring 93 and 91 for county U17 girls cricket.
“I can't wait to start the season a new with new kit. It's such a great opportunity to be offered the Elite Sponsorship and it's a real honour to be one of the first people to use the kit.”
Already in receipt of her kit, Smith will be practising with it over the coming weeks, working towards helping the Steel-Ettos build on the successes of their last season and win league promotion.
“Last season was really strong, we narrowly missed on promotion,” said Smith, “this year I’m hoping that we can get there. Our team is stronger and we definitely deserve to.”
The gloves and pads are comfy, and they are much easier to use as they are suited to a woman's body and physique,” added Smith,
As well as playing as a top scoring batswoman and leg-spinner for the Steel-ettos , Smith also plays for Burton Latimer.
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Cricket Deal Direct Ltd was established in 2012 with the objective of sourcing quality hand-crafted cricket equipment direct from local Indian manufacturers and craftsmen. Our goal is very simple – “we want to change the game for buying cricket gear”.
By bringing new and exciting quality cricket brands to the market, we want to encourage cricket club and sporting associations to link with us and promote these thrilling new products together. Cricket Deal Direct will provide a transparent link and reward the organisation for any sales at discounted rates. We will also work together with clubs and associations to consider any joint opportunities that can benefit us both, either through sponsorship or other attractive reward schemes.
Quite simply, the company is based around the concept of “helping and supporting” cricket at all levels, including the promotion of Junior and Women’s cricket.
Cricket Deal Direct Ltd is the exclusive UK distributor of the SM cricket brand. SM is located in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India and has a long and distinguished history. The original company was set up in Sialkot (now Pakistan) in 1925, by the Grandfather of today’s owners.
Cricket Deal Direct Ltd is proud to be associated with a company offering such a rich cricketing history and tradition. Today SM offers an exciting and vibrant range of quality cricket products at very affordable prices. Many International and local cricket players have endorsed the range, and it is our intention to promote and introduce the brand throughout the UK and “spread the word” amongst the cricketing community.