Daniel joined the Essex in March 2022 to play for the Eagles in the Vitality T20 Blast and made his debut in the opening game of the season against Kent. The 29-year-old Australian is a tall left-arm quick and big-hitting batter. Since signing for Sydney Thunder in 2018, Sams T20 ability has grown from strength to strength since seeing him become the Sydney Thunder all-time top wicket-taker and has saw him help his side to the final of three of his first four campaigns in the BBL.
Sams, who first inclusion in the IPL was in 2022 for Mumbai Indians, was also called up for the Australian National Team in 2022. This is as a result of him taking over 100 T20 wickets at an average of under 25.