Some lesser known facts about Darren Sammy
|Nickname||Sammy and Jackie
|Real Name||Darren Julius Garvey Sammy|
|Profession||West Indies Cricketer (All-rounder)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
|Weight||in Kilograms- 90 kg
in Pounds- 198 lbs
|Height||in centimeters- 191 cm
in meters- 1.91 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 3”
|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)
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Favourite Shot||Square cut shot|
|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|
|Career Turning Point||ICC U19 World Cup 2002.|
|Likes to play against||India and Australia
|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.
|Age (as in 2016)||33 Years|
|Date of Birth||20 December 1983|
|Birth Place||Micoud, Saint Lucia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Micoud, Saint Lucia|
|Family||Father- Wilson Sammy
Mother- Clara Sammy
Darren Sammy with his parents
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
|Educational Qualifications||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 apologised on Twitter.
|Favourite Film||Fire in Babylon|
|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
|Girls, Family & More|
Darren Sammy with his daughter
Son- Darren Dan Sammy Jr and 1 more
|Net Worth||Not Known|
- Can Darren Sammy smoke? : No
- Can Darren Sammy beverage alcohol? : Yes
- Sammy is counted among one of the best T20 captains as Under his direction that the West Indies team won two ICC World Cup tournaments (2012 & 2016).
- Ahead of playing cricket for West Indies, he functioned as an Office assistant in the Ministry of Commerce.
- He got his cricket coaching in Shell Cricket Academy at Grenada and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Young Cricketers at London.
- He had been outside on a duck on national introduction, but left a Half-century within another game.
- He even gave an emotional and powerful speech following West Indies won the 2016 ICC World Cup at Kolkata, India.
- He even took 4 years because his Test debut in 2007 to strike a Test century, and that he left against England.
- He cried after accepting Sachin Tendulkar’s grab on his Last Test game dismissal at 2013.
- In 2010, he married his childhood girlfriend Cathy.