Some Unknown Facts about Darren Sammy You need to know.
In 2010, Darren Sammy married his childhood girlfriend Cathy Daniel.
Does Darren Sammy smoke? No
Does he drink alcohol? Yes
Sammy is one of the best captains of T20 because, under his direction, the Caribbean team has won 2 ICC World Cup tournaments (2012 & 2016).
Before playing cricket in the Caribbean, he worked as an office assistant at the Ministry of Commerce.
He received his cricket training from Shell Cricket Academy in Granada and the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Young Cricketers in London.
He made his national team debut, but he made half a century in the next game.
He delivered a moving and powerful speech after the Caribbean won the 2016 ICC World Cup in Kolkata, India.
It took him 4 years since he started testing in 2007 to reach a century of testing, which he did against England.
He cried after taking Sachin Tendulkar’s catch during his last Test match in 2013.
Darren Sammy Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More.
|Real Name||Darren Julius Garvey Sammy|
|Nickname||Sammy and Jackie|
|Profession||West Indies Cricketer (All-rounder)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 191 cm
in meters- 1.91 m
in Feet-Inches- 6’ 3”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 90 kg
in Pounds- 198 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 44 Inches
– Waist: 36 Inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
|International Debut||Test– 7 June 2007 vs England in Manchester
ODI– 8 July 2004 vs New Zealand in Southampton
T20– 28 June 2007 vs England in London
|Jersey Number||#88(West Indies)
#88(IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||West Indies, Glamorgan, Hobart Hurricanes, Northern Windward Islands, Nottinghamshire, Peshawar Zalmi, Royal Challengers Bangalore, St Lucia, St Lucia Zouks, Stanford Superstars, Sunrisers Hyderabad, University of West Indies Vice Chancellor’s XI, Windward Islands|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against||India and Australia|
|Favourite Shot||Square cut shot|
|Records (main ones)||• Victorious captain in an ICC T20 World Cup tournament twice (2012 & 2016).
• After his ODI debut in the 2004 Champions Trophy at the age of 20, he became the youngest and the 1st ever player St. Lucian to play for the West Indies.
• Record for the fastest 50 by a West Indian in 20 balls against South Africa in 2010.
• On his Test debut against England at Old Trafford in 2007, he took 7 for 66 and broke the 57-year-old record of Alf Valentine for the best bowling figures for a West Indian in his debut Test.
|Career Turning Point||ICC U19 World Cup 2002.|
|Date of Birth||20 December 1983|
|Age (as in 2019)||36 Years|
|Birth Place||Micoud, Saint Lucia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Micoud, Saint Lucia|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father– Wilson Sammy
Mother– Clara Sammy
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
|Controversies||In a World Cup 2015 match between West Indies and Ireland, he and Irish bowler John Mooney were found guilty for violating ICC Code of Conduct (using inappropriate language) and were fined 30% of their match fees. After this incident, Sammy apologized on Twitter.|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni, Brian Lara, and Viv Richards
Bowler: Waqar Younis, Curtly Ambrose, Courtney Walsh, and Joel Garner
|Favourite Film||Fire in Babylon|
|Girls, Family & More|
Son– Darren Dan Sammy Jr and 1 more
|Net Worth||Not Known|