Daniel Jakiel is a Zimbabwean right-arm medium-fast bowler and currently plays for Mashonaland Eagles in domestic cricket. Jakiel made his List A debut in 2019 and rose to the national team in a span of 8 months as a result of a magnificent debut.
Zimbabwe, Mashonaland Eagles
Jakiel played his 1st professional game on 23 February 2019 against Mountaineers. He took 3 wickets, giving 40 runs in 7 overs. Jakiel ended the series as the leading wicket-taker. He took 13 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 11.84 and an economy of 5.13 and helped the Eagles to win their 5th title. He made his domestic T20 debut against Matabeleland Tuskers in March 2019. He took 3 wickets for 34 runs in 4 overs.
Jakiel made his T20I debut on 1 October 2019 against Nepal in the Tri-Nation series. He took 1 wicket giving 17 runs in 3 overs. Zimbabwe won the game by 40 runs. In his second game, he dismissed 2 for 27 in 4 overs in a winning cause again.
Daniel Jakiel has played 2 T20I games for Zimbabwe and has taken 3 wickets at an average of 14.66 and an economy of 6.28. Jakiel hasn’t played a first-class game yet.