Darren Sammy (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More
Bio Real NameDarren Julius Garvey Sammy NicknameSammy and Jackie ProfessionWest Indies Cricketer (All-rounder) Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 191 cm in meters- 1.91 m in Feet Inches- 6’ 3” Weightin Kilograms- 90 kg in Pounds- 198 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches - Waist: 36 Inches - Biceps: 15 Inches Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Cricket International DebutTest- 7 June 2007 vs England in Manchester ODI- 8 July 2004 vs New Zealand in Southampton T20- 28 June 2007 vs England in London Coach/MentorNot Known 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 fieldAggressive Likes to play againstIndia and Australia Favourite ShotSquare 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 PointICC U19 World Cup 2002. Personal Life Date of Birth20 December 1983 Age (as in 2016)33 Years Birth PlaceMicoud, Saint Lucia Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius NationalitySaint Lucian HometownMicoud, Saint Lucia SchoolNot Known CollegeNot Known Educational QualificationsNot Known FamilyFather- Wilson Sammy Mother- Clara Sammy
Some lesser known facts about Darren Sammy
Does Darren Sammy smoke?: No
Does Darren Sammy drink alcohol?: Yes
Sammy is counted among one of the best T20 captains as under his leadership the West Indies team won 2 ICC World Cup tournaments (2012 & 2016).
Before playing cricket for West Indies, he worked as an office assistant at the Ministry of Commerce.
He got his cricket training from Shell Cricket Academy in Grenada and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Young Cricketers in London.
He was out on a duck on domestic debut, but made a half-century in the next match.
He gave an emotional and powerful speech after West Indies won the 2016 ICC World Cup in Kolkata, India.
He took 4 years since his Test debut in 2007 to hit a Test century, which he made against England.
He cried after taking Sachin Tendulkar’s catch on his last Test match dismissal in 2013.
In 2010, he married his childhood girlfriend Cathy.