Darren Sammy

West Indian Cricketer
Born Dec 20, 1983

Darren Julius Garvey Sammy is a Saint Lucian cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies. He is a right-handed batsman and a fast-medium bowler. On making his One Day International (ODI) debut against Bangladesh in 2004, Sammy became the first person from the island of St.  Lucia to play international cricket.… Read More

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  • Cricket: Icc Blasts Windies For World T20 Outburst Over Pay
    Yahoo News - Apr 26, 2016
  • New Zealand Celebrate The Dismissal Of The West Indies' Sammy In Their Cricket World Cup Quarterfinal Match In Wellington
    Yahoo News - Mar 22, 2015
  • Cricket Unfazed Holder Looks To Lead West Indies Out Of Trouble
    Yahoo News - Mar 20, 2015
  • Simmons, Russell Lead West Indies Onslaught
    Yahoo News - Feb 21, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Darren Sammy.


1983 Birth Born on December 20, 1983.


2001 17 Years Old On 2 October 2001 Darren Sammy made his List A debut at the age of 17. … Read More
2002 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Sammy was a member of the West Indies team to the 2002 Under-19 World Cup, which was held that year in New Zealand; he made 22 runs and took three wickets. … Read More
2003 19 Years Old 1 More Event
On 31 January 2003, Sammy made his first-class debut for the Windward Islands against Barbados in the 2002/03 Carib Beer Cup. … Read More


2004 20 Years Old …  On making his One Day International (ODI) debut against Bangladesh in 2004, Sammy became the first person from the island of St. Lucia to play international cricket. … Read More
2007 23 Years Old When the West Indies toured India in January 2007 Sammy was included in the squad, with a chance to make his Test debut. … Read More
2009 25 Years Old In July 2009, there was a pay dispute between the West Indies players and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). … Read More
2010 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Playing at home, the West Indies had high hopes for the 2010 version of the Twenty20 competition. … Read More
2011 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Pakistan toured the West Indies in April and May 2011 for a T20I, five ODIs, and two Tests. … Read More
He captained West Indies to the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 victory against Sri Lanka, West Indies' first major trophy for 8 years (having won the ICC Champions trophy against England in 2004).


Sammy again captained West Indies to victory in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 against England.
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