Wife: Cathy Daniel
Hometown: Micoud, Saint Lucia
Age: 36 Years
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 his 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.