Dane Paterson was born on 4 April 1989. He is a South African first-class cricketer. He was included in the Western Province cricket team squad for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup. In August 2017, he was named in Bloem City Blazers’ squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa postponed the tournament until November 2018.
In January 2017, Dane was included in South Africa’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Sri Lanka also made his T20I debut on 25 January 2017. The following month, he was included in South Africa’s One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against New Zealand.
In October 2017, he was named as Morné Morkel replacement for the second Test against Bangladesh. That same month, Paterson was named in South Africa’s One Day International (ODI) squad for the series against Bangladesh.